In bartending, the term straight up (or up) refers to an alcoholic drink that is shaken or stirred with ice and then strained and served without ice in a stemmed glass. This is contrasted with a drink served neat – a single, unmixed liquor served without being chilled and without any water, ice, or other mixer.
Research has determined what day of the year leads to couples having the most sex. As Men’s Health points out, sex toy company Lovehoney polled 2000 people about their sex lives and determined that more couples would be having sex on July 1 than any other day. And to be exact, they’ll most likely be doing at 7:37 p.m.
When there was a cotton shortage during World War I, Kimberly-Clark developed a thin, flat cotton substitute that the army tried to use as a filter in gas masks. The war ended before scientists perfected the material for gas masks, so the company redeveloped it to be smoother and softer, then marketed Kleenex as facial tissue instead.