Inevitably, you are bound to find yourself on a computer with some free time. I've compiled a list of some of my favorite links that can help whittle away at time, and maybe teach you something you didn't know.

Some of these misconceptions made me angry. I want to believe Vikings wore horns on their heads and that Marie Antoinette actually joked about feeding starving peasants cake. However, it’s a pretty interesting list with interesting alternatives to widely believed notions.

If you have a need to run a background check on yourself, or if you just have some spare time, this website could be handy. You may be surprised by what you find.

When I was a child we had a book with some of these strange laws. Hilariously enough, I can see how the Texas law could have actually been applicable.

On this website, you can control a liquid like puddle of dots. Show it to your kids or grandkids, they’ll love it.

Any time you find yourself doubting conspiracy theorists, visit this site. It’ll remind you that sometimes skeptics’ ideas actually hold water.

This page is just flat out funny. Why someone saw the need to invent some of these things can be even more odd than the deaths they caused.

You’ve probably seen some of these artifacts on the history channel. If you like historical mysteries, check out this page.

If you’re looking for a science experiment to keep the children at bay, try out this fascinating trick. It’s quite worth the preparation time.

This printable target can help diagnose what you’re doing wrong while shooting your 1911. I haven’t actually tested it out, but it’s from a US Army Training Guide, so it’s probably pretty accurate. Test it out and tell me if it helped your accuracy. Also, see if it helps your accuracy with other guns as well.