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DID YOU KNOW???????????????

 I have been having more than my share of aging problems for the past seven weeks that have limited my usual activities, especially golf. I have spent more time in my Lazy Boy and some of the medications have required that I stay very close to a bathroom. I have watched the news that is 99% politics until I am sick of television, I have seen so much negative blather, lies, innuendos, scenarios, with everyone but the people hating Trump it may be the real reason I have been indisposed?

I have watched so many recordings of NCIS, Chicago PD, Bluebloods that I now am hooked on Flip or Flop, Beachfront Bargain Hunts and Salvage Dogs. As I am a avid reader and have a goal to learn something new every day I have amassed an array of little known facts that you may or may not know. Reading this may reveal something you did not know as it enlightened me and gave me something to do to do but watch the GOP self-destruct with a new way to give the Presidency to Hillary on a silver platter. Ponder these gems of wisdom and see if you learn anything new?


To make half a kilo of  honey, bees must collect nectar from over 2 million individual  flowers

Heroin is the brand name of morphine once marketed by ‘Bayer’.

Communications giant  Nokia was founded in 1865 as a wood-pulp mill by Fredrik Idestam.

Tourists visiting  Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an  insult!

People in nudist  colonies play volleyball more than any other  sport.

Albert Einstein was  offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he  declined.

Astronauts can’t belch –  there is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their  stomachs.

The average person who  stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a  night.

The Mona Lisa has no  eyebrows. In the Renaissance era, it was fashion to shave them  off!

There are over 25  million bubbles waiting to burst out of each bottle of  Champagne

It takes glass one  million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be  recycled an infinite amount of times!

The heat of peppers is  rated on the Scoville scale

Gold is the only metal  that doesn’t rust, even if it’s buried in the ground for thousands of  years

Your tongue is the only  muscle in your body that is attached at only one end

If you stop getting  thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated,  its thirst mechanism shuts  off.

Each year 2,000,000  smokers either quit smoking or die of tobacco-related  diseases.

When it originally  appeared in 1886 – Coca Cola was billed as an Esteemed Brain Tonic and  Intellectual Beverage.

Zero is the only number  that cannot be represented by Roman numerals

Kites were used in the  American Civil War to deliver letters and  newspapers.

Drinking water after  eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61  percent

Peanut oil is used for  cooking in submarines because it doesn’t smoke unless it’s heated above  450°F

The Shell Oil Company  originally began as a novelty shop in London that sold  seashells

The roar that we hear  when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather  the sound of blood surging through the veins in the  ear.

Nine out of every 10  living things live in the ocean

The banana cannot  reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of  man

Airports at higher  altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air  density

Fish and Chip selling  officially remained an offensive trade until 1940 due to the smell it  produces.

The tooth is the only  part of the human body that cannot heal itself.

Warner Communications  paid $28 million for the copyright to the song Happy  Birthday.

Intelligent people have  more zinc and copper in their hair.

A comet’s tail always  points away from the sun

The Swine Flu vaccine in  1976 caused more death and illness than the disease it was intended to  prevent

Caffeine increases the  power of aspirin and other painkillers, that is why it is found in some  medicines.

If you get into the  bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up, you can see stars, even  in the middle of the day.

When a person dies,  hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is  sight.

In ancient times  strangers shook hands to show that they were  unarmed.

Avocados have the  highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred  grams.

The moon moves about two  inches away from the Earth each year.

The Earth gets 100 tons  heavier every day due to falling space dust.

Due to earth’s gravity  it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000  meters.

Soldiers do not march in  step when going across bridges because they could set up a vibration  which could be sufficient to knock the bridge  down.

The painting that won  second place in a competition held by the US National Academy of Design  was hanging upside down when it was judged.

Everything weighs one  percent less at the equator.

The letter  J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements. 

Maybe this is more than you wanted to know?  CB

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  1. Baxter Henderson on said:

    You can sit at my table at our next Trivia night. You could win three dollars! About bananas. Then how did bananas exist if only man can propagate them?


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