Why don’t astronauts fall back to Earth? What happens if you shoot a gun in space? How big of a squirt gun would you need to put out the sun? Don’t end your day with these pressing questions unanswered.
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
The very first mass manufactured drinking straw was made of paper coated in wax; the straw was invented by Marvin C. Stone in 1888 because he found the grassy flavor that the natural rye grass straws of the day imparted to his cocktails to be unacceptable.