Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Muses, cockroaches, and more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
According to a recent study, adding lemon to your cup of tea increases the amount of antioxidants your body absorbs.

Terpsichore is the Greek muse of dance.

According to The New York Times: "In 1970, the average American ate about 16.4 pounds of food a week, or 2.3 pounds daily. By 2006, the average intake grew by an additional 1.8 pounds a week."

Haint blue is a color seen on doors, shutters, trim, entire buildings, and most commonly on porch ceilings. The color is believed to ward off and deter spirits, particularly evil spirits.

Cockroaches can't walk backward.

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