Sunday, April 6, 2008

The Toronto Star's 10 Things We Learned This Week

Some of the things we learned this week, according to the Toronto Star's weekly feature "10 Things We Learned This Week" includes:

Tartan Day, marked today in a number of North American venues, commemorates the Declaration of Arbroath – the Scottish Declaration of Independence, signed on April 6, 1320. Almost half who signed the American Declaration of Independence were of Scottish descent.

Mel Blanc, the voice of Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam and Bugs Bunny was reportedly aroused from a coma following a car accident when the physician asked him, "Bugs? Bugs Bunny? Are you there?" and Blanc responded, in Bugs's voice, "What's up, Doc?"

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that male octopuses masquerade as females in order to make moves on the object of desire.

Read the story here.

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