Did you know that Sony still manufactures Betamax video tapes? It’s true! Sony recently made an announcement that in March of 2016, that they’re finally discontinuing the format. This came as a great surprise to those of us who thought that it had been discontinued 20 or 30 years ago! For those of you who
While writing Fun Fact Friday, I encounter lots of fun facts that are interesting, but don’t necessarily require an entire article. With that in mind, here are more random, interesting, strange, and fun facts I’ve collected! Alien hand syndrome (AHS) is a rare neurological disorder that causes hand movement without the person being aware of
Most folks know of “SEGA”, the Japanese gaming titan that brought us classic video game titles like Sonic the Hedgehog, Outrun, and Shenmue….but did you know that didn’t Sega start out as a Japanese company? It’s true! It’s a common misconception that Sega is a Japanese word. In fact, it actually stands for “Service Games”.
Did you know that alt-rock group They Might Be Giants has released three albums of children’s music? It’s true! If you’re not familiar with They Might be Giants (or TMGB, as they are commonly known), they’re known for quirky songs like the Malcolm in the Middle theme “Boss of Me”, as well as the nerd-rock
Everyone knows Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Indiana Jones, but did you know that Ford’s first role for director George Lucas was carpenter, when he was hired to install cabinets in Lucas’ house? It’s true! Harrison Ford was a struggling actor who taught himself carpentry to make ends meet. Being hired by Lucas as