Friday, February 17, 2012

John Tyler and Lewis Carroll prefer Jedi Shadows over Hunters

"Why is a raven like a writing desk?"

- Having a grand time playing Star Wars, The Old Republic.  Plenty of people have asked me to compare The Old Republic to World of Warcraft.  Here is what I say to them: if you have never played an online game, and want to start one, I would recommend Warcraft over Star Wars. If you have never played an online game, and you are a Star Wars junkie, I would recommend Star Wars over Warcraft.  The story of how SWTOR got created:

- Former president John Tyler (1841-1845) has living grandchildren.  How is that possible?

- The most popular sports in America:

- Detroit's infamous purple gang:

- Why is Scotland Yard named "Scotland Yard?"  The Yard is located in London:

- The last World War I veteran passed away:

The average life-span has nearly doubled in the past 100 years, but the maximum age attainable has been rather static.  Why is that?

- There are billions of stars in the typical galaxy, and there are hundreds of billions of galaxies in the universe.  Let that sink in for a bit.  In our Milky Way galaxy, there is likely at least one planet for each star:

- Stubborn body myths:

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