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Thursday, November 29, 2007

Things of Culture

  1. A Japanese custom called inemuri allows napping anywhere from Parliament to business meetings.
  2. Maguey is a type of agave cactus used in tequila.
  3. The Nakhla is a rare Martian meteorite which crashed to Earth in Egypt in 1911.
  4. Only 12 Fabergé eggs known to have been produced to standards required by the Russian Imperial family are in public hands.
  5. And while you shouldn't name your teddy bear Muhammad...it seems Christianity is robust enough to take the knocks.

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