Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Sharks, toilet paper, and more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Hammerhead sharks can get a tan.

Mel Blanc played a taxi driver on The Beverly Hillbillies.

Scientists Kenneth Shea, Yu Hoshino, and colleagues have reported that a plastic antibody can recognize and fight infections and foreign substances in the bloodstream of a living animal.

The villain in Stephen King novels often has the initials "R.F."

Making a roll of toilet paper uses 1.5 pounds of wood, 37 gallons of water, and 1.3 kilowatts of electricity. By installing a Blue Bidet (about $69-$79) you can cut your toilet paper consumption by as much as 75%.

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