We all know that passing gas in public sends a message. Usually that message is unwelcome. Among herring, however, communicating through flatulence may not be as fishy as it sounds. Continue reading
On commercial airliner flights, the pilot and co-pilot never eat the same meal. This is for the safety of the craft: if the pilot is laid low by food poisoning, the co-pilot should still be well enough to continue the flight.
Author Ernest Hemingway was an accomplished fisherman. He caught 7 marlin in one day — a world record at the time. Some of his techniques were not very sportsmanlike, however, such as shooting sharks with a submachine gun.