Read this and you'll look smart. You don't have to be intelligent to impress people -- you just have to fake it. Here's a daily list of fascinating articles that will wow your friends, surprise your co-workers and make you seem sharp at a cocktail party or over the lunch counter....
- The "Dinosaur Tree" species was believed to be extinct until a handful were found in an Australian valley in 1994. Seeds from the original trees -- the oldest fossil of which dates back 200 million years -- were harvested and the trees are being sold for Christmas.
- There's a greater liklihood that a woman will keep her favorite negligee than her hubby , a new study found. According to the research, an item of clothing in a woman's closet has a greater shelf life than a marrage -- 12 years.
- Scientists say the largest extinct reptile was a toothless, flying pterosaur that was bigger than a car. The reptile's wingspan would have been five meters and stood about a meter tall.
- Saltwater plants could provide a half a million square miles of previously unusable territory for energy crops and help solve the food-versus-fuel debate.