1. If you want to play a prank on your kids in Austria involving a frozen fish, make sure there are no laws against fishing. In Austria, they employ strict constructionism and not the purposive approach to fishing regulations.
2.Remember Hedy Lamarr from Blazing Saddles. Well not her, but the other German actress after whom Mel Brooks named the character (and some legal issues arose). It turns out she not only was an amazing actress, she also inveneted bluetooth and other wireless technologies.
3. Not sure what it says about the South by Southwest film and music festival (SXSW) when Grumpy cat is the biggest attraction.