Within the 1990s, Arnold Schwarzenegger tricked Sylvester Stallone…

Within the 1990s, Arnold Schwarzenegger tricked Sylvester Stallone into starring in Cease! Or My Mother Will Shoot.  They used to have such a fierce rivalry that they refused to be in the identical room, so Arnold unfold a rumor that he was within the half in hopes of getting Stallone’s consideration. Mentioned Stallone: “I heard Arnold wished to do this film and after listening to that, I stated I wished to do it. He tricked me! He’s at all times been intelligent.”  (Supply)

How you can Enliven the Presidential Debates

In his splendid ebook Making a Democratic Public, the historian Kevin Mattson shares the story of Tom Johnson, the mayor of Cleveland from 1901 to 1909. It’s laborious to discover a higher exemplar of Progressive Period municipal reform than Mayor Johnson — he fought streetcar barons, created public parks, municipalized his metropolis’s electrical energy, and established one in every of America’s first constructing codes. The well-known muckraker Lincoln Steffens referred to as Johnson “the very best Mayor of the best-governed metropolis in the US.” However what was most fascinating about…

There’s a Disney World journey that may show you how to cross kidney…

There’s a Disney World journey that may show you how to cross kidney stones.  After his sufferers reported passing stones whereas using Massive Thunder Mountain, urologist David Wartinger did some analysis by repeatedly using the coaster with a 3D kidney mannequin.  Irrespective of their measurement, the stones contained in the mannequin handed from 16%-100% of the time, relying on their location inside the kidney and the place he sat on the journey.  (Supply, Supply 2, Supply three)