Off topic: Odd book titles, U.S. presidents’ net worth, movies’ predictions, a literal periodic table, old wives’ rules

“Cooking with Poo” and other books contending for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. (via Marginal Revolution) For what it’s worth at the moment: the net worth of U.S. presidents. Remote-control bodies and other predictions of the future according to films, a timeline. The guy who made a periodic-table table explains. And rules for wives published by New York City’s Legal Aid Society in 1923 include “Do not permit your person to become unattractive. A slovenly wife makes a truant husband,” and “Do not spend too much time with your mother.”


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