Category Archives: Mysteries of Life

Mysteries of life: a sports mascot and Mr. Peanut

From Harper’s Weekly Report: Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty was accused of assault, and Mr. Peanut died.

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Mystery of Life: A funny fact about the Rockefeller Center Xmas tree

Last night, I saw this on a NYC Facts information screen: “The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree started as a household plant in 1959.” Here’s a picture. Or, rather, it would be a picture if I were fluent in putting pictures … Continue reading

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Some other weird news not concerning animals who are not us

Also from Harper’s: …women feel threatened by the prospect of their male partners copulating with gynoid robots. Building materials are being manufactured from Londoners’ feces. Are contractors just taking the feces without the, uh, eliminators’ permission, or is this a … Continue reading

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