Six Things You Didn't Know About the Superbowl


The football used in Sunday’s big game will not be made of pigskin; the NFL switched to child hide several years ago.

Giants quarterback Eli Manning and Mad Magazine spokesperson Alfred E. Neuman are the same person.

Owing to player demand, straitlaced Indianapolis has created the world’s first pop-up strip club.

Americans will drink enough beer during the game to re-float the Costa Concordia, but once they do, it’ll be too late to use it for that.

The 2012 version of the Lombardi Trophy is iPhone compatible.

In a nod to the influence of fantasy football, each team’s head coach will be referred to as the “team wizard.”

To speed up the game, injured players will remain on the field where they lay; the grounds crew will cover them with sod during commercial breaks.