Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

As a tribute to The Day the Earth Stood Still, George Lucas named three minor characters in Return of the Jedi Klaatu, Barada, and Nikto.

U.S. census data shows that 2 million dads are single.

In Texas, if you are being tested for a venipuncture performance exam, you must palpate the vein with your fingertips to determine the direction of the vein and to estimate its size and depth. Note: The vein most frequently used is the median cephalic vein of the forearm.

According to Atlas Obscura, there's a basketball court on the fifth floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building.

It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation that owns, leases, or controls any premises within Bartlesville, Okla., to have more than two dogs and two cats over the age of 6 months outside of the primary dwelling unit. Agriculturally zoned properties are exempt.

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