The Most Fun and Interesting Facts I Learned in 2021

With links for more reading

J.J. Pryor
15 min readJan 3, 2022


People spelling out 2021 with fireworks
Photo by Tarryn Myburgh on Unsplash

This is a collection of some of the coolest, most interesting, and weirdest concepts I discovered in 2021. I spent a long time curating and crafting this, I hope you enjoy it.

*Note: Almost all of the headlines are clickable links.

Be Happy, You’re Smiling



For Better, For Worse, Till Death Do Us Part is Not Just a Promise

3 min read

May 14

The Hidden Dangers of Using Paper Checks

7 min read

Sep 30, 2022

How I Became a Terror of the Second Grade Playground

4 min read

Jun 1, 2022

Sometimes a Big Mess is a Big Opportunity

4 min read

May 30, 2022

You CAN Do Pull-ups, Push-ups or Bench Press Heavy Weights

6 min read

May 3, 2022

Imaginary Man On First!

5 min read

Apr 24, 2022

DoneIt is Now My GoTo Reminder App

6 min read

Apr 17, 2022

5 min read

Apr 8, 2022

Life Hacks for Retirement

2 min read

Mar 30, 2021

You Have A Husband, Use It

5 min read

Mar 10, 2022

J.J. Pryor

Ex-Traveler | Ex-pat | Ex-Head Product | Ex-Polymath | Ex-Cuses | PB&T creator | Top 100 Writer |