1. I’ve never stopped to think about why Q is almost always followed by U, but this article tells you why (via Doc, the Mental Floss reader).

2. A very dedicated group of people have decided that the Dire Straits song “Walk of Life” can be used in any movie for the end credits and are dropping it in to lots of movies to prove it. It actually really works in Star Wars and is sublimely ridiculous in 2001. Check it out: The Walk of Life Project.