1. So, you think you can play rock-scissors-paper with the best of them, eh? You think you have it wired, so you get the exact piece of sushi you want every time? Hm? And does anyone but the West Coast contingent even engage in that particular sushi-restaurant ritual?
You may think that roshambo (rochambeau? Experts differ) is a game of mostly luck. But apparently, there are tricks to winning consistently. Please click here to find out what they are, and let’s see who can master the competitiion at the next sushi dinner.
2. Pop quiz: What other actress was considered for the role of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars movie? Where did the name R2D2 come from? And why was it impossible for George Lucas to do any reshoots with Mark Hamill after filming ended? Answers to these questions and other fascinating bits of trivia can be found here.
3. If you have a baby, and you aren’t exhausted when that baby is taking a nap, what should you do to fill the time? This.
4. What is the best unofficial Shark Week song and video ever? This:
Happy Shark Week, all!