Photo: DeLorean Motor Co Did you know that after 30 years of being out of production, the futuristic car made famous by Back to the Future is coming back to the present? It’s true! The DeLorean, with its distinctive gull wing doors, was manufactured by a company in Ireland that had ceased production on the
(Image: Wikimedia Commons) With the release of “The Force Awakens”, it seems like the perfect time to highlight some fun facts about Star Wars! For example, did you know that the phrase “I have a bad feeling about this” is spoken in every single film? It’s true! Here are some other fun facts about Star
Did you know that Sony still manufactures Betamax video tapes? It’s true! Sony recently made an announcement that in March of 2016, 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 are
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