Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) may be a high-ranking member of the United States Senate, but he’s also a huge Batman fan. He’s been given cameo appearances in Batman: The Animated Series, the 1997 film Batman and Robin, the 2008 film The Dark Knight, and the 2012 film The Dark Knight Rises. His most notable roleContinue reading “Fun Fact: The American Senator Who Is The Batman Nerd Supreme”
Most of your dreams occur during the last stage of your sleep cycle known as REM sleep. It is during REM sleep that the brain activity is the most like being awake than the other “deep sleep” cycles.
The English serial killer Jack the Ripper’s original moniker was the Whitechapel Murderer (after the area in London where his victims were slain) or “Leather Apron.” The name Jack the Ripper came from a letter to the local police, made famous in the newspapers. Though many believe that letter was not from the real JackContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Original Name of Jack the Ripper”
The English word exile’s ultimate root word is the Latin word exul which means “banished person” in modern English.
The given name Andrew comes from Greece. In Greek, it means “manly” and “strong” in modern English.