• Believe it or not, the Bible mentions yogurt in Genesis, where Abraham fed it to his guests. The history of yogurt is a long one – Assyrians ate it for health, and John Harvey Kellogg encouraged yogurt enemas at the Battle Creek Sanitarium in Michigan (though the less said about that the better). • But yogurt has [...]
J.W. Rinzler, the author of the book The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, notes that George Lucas wasn’t sure how the character Yoda could be portrayed on screen. One idea was to put a monkey in a Yoda costume: At the time, animatronic technology wasn’t thought to be advanced enough to pull off [...]
From his comedy series “An Idiot Abroad,” here’s Karl Pilkington’s experience in China, in which he learned Chinese pronunciation, kung fu, fire massage (yes, you read that right – he got set on fire). Link [embedded YouTube clip] I dare say that Karl has probably got the best job on TV.