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....
- Check out Christmas games of yore dating back to 1801. We've made some serious strides. What the hell is "Hot-Cockles" anyway?
- Admittedly, this story is simply bizarre: A woman who was completely unaware of her that she was pregnant said she felt only stomach cramps before she gave birth to a 5lb 8oz baby. She was 9 months pregnant.
- Joseph announced Jesus' birth, raised him and taught him carpentry -- so why does Mary gets all the credit and Joseph gets nothing except unflattering depictions in Western Art?
- Now that gas prices have gone down, consumers are spending more -- but they aren't buying gifts with the extra dough. They're buying groceries.