Did you know that Candyland was created to entertain bed-ridden children? Or that American troops use Silly String to search out trip wire so they won’t get blown to bits?
Me neither, but after watching another awesome episode of Mental Floss’ trivia show, I am chalk-full of interesting tidbits about toys that will surely impress no one other than my young nieces and nephews.
You know, I’m a little depressed about how little all this education is actually contributing to my life now…(sigh)
Video after the break.