(even if you aren't vegan)
Random and strange facts.
- If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
- The numbers '172' can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
- In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.
- The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
- In the early days of the telephone, operators would pick up a call and use the phrase, "Well, are you there?". It wasn't until 1895 that someone suggested answering the phone with the phrase "number please?"
- It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.
- Rhode Island is the smallest state with the longest name. The official name, used on all state documents, is "Rhode Island and Providence Plantations."
- It would take 11 Empire State Buildings, stacked one on top of the other, to measure the Gulf of Mexico at its deepest point.
- The most money ever paid for a cow in an auction was $1.3 million.
- The names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library are Patience and Fortitude. They were named by then-mayor Fiorello LaGuardia.
- The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.
- There are 10 human body parts that are only 3 letters long (eye hip arm leg ear toe jaw rib lip gum).
- Jumpman's name was changed to Mario in honor of the NoA's landlord, Mario Segali.
- Women are 37% more likely to go to a psychiatrist than men are.
- "Jedi" and "Pastafarian" were almost added as a religion by the government.
- In Cleveland, it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
- Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia.
- Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult
- There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.
- The word 'byte' is a contraction of 'by eight.'
- The dollar symbol ($) is a U combined with an S (U.S.)
- The tune for the "A-B-C" song is the same as "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star."
- If you didn't know the above fact, you sung both to check by instinct.
- Ants never sleep.
- Singapore has only one train station.
- The earth is approx. 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons. That is about the mass of a black hole the size of a marble.
- The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
- On Sesame Street, Bert's goldfish were named Lyle and Talbot, presumably after the actor Lyle Talbot.
- Pepsi originally contained pepsin, thus the name.
- The real name of Astro (the dog from The Jetsons) is "Tralfaz" -- his real owner appeared one day to claim him but wound up giving him back to the Jetsons.
- The largest city in the United States with a one syllable name is Flint, Michigan.
- In Mel Brooks' 'Silent Movie,' mime Marcel Marceau is the only person who has a speaking role.
- The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It To Beaver".
- Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants
- The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
- Coca-Cola was originally green, and that's why some bottles have transparent green glasses.
- Every day, more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
- The reported percent of women who wash their hands after leaving a restroom is 80%.
- Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt, and they make little "smooch" sounds.
- Ironically, the man who played the voice of Bugs Bunny was allergic to carrots.
- All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
- All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
- Pulp Fiction cost $8 million to make - $5 million going to actor's salaries.
- Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula" and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, "L.A."
- A cat has 32 muscles in each ear
- Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button. It was eliminated when he was sewn up after surgery.
- The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.
- A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
- The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life"
- The Beatles song "Dear Prudence" was written about Mia Farrow's sister, Prudence, when she wouldn't come out and play with Mia and the Beatles at a religious retreat in India.
- In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
- John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
- Napoleon constructed his battle plans in a sandbox.
- The only planet without a ring is earth, it only has one asteroid slowly orbiting it in a conveyor belt with Venus.
- To "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.
HISTORY OF CONSOLES
Odyssey, PONG, Odyssey 100, Odyssey 200, Super PONG, Wonder Wizard, Telstar, Telstar Classic, Odyssey 300, Odyssey 400, Odyssey 500, Channel, Studio II, Video Pinball, Stunt Cycle, Atari 2600, Telstar Combat, Telstar Alpha, Odyssey 2000, Odyssey 3000, Odyssey 4000, Telstar Colortron, Telstar Arcade, Professional Arcade, Odyssey², Telstar Gemini, Channel F System II, Atari 400, Intellivision, Vectrex, Atari 5200, Arcadia 2001, Colecovision, Gemini, Intellivision II, NES, Atari 2600 Junior, Atari 7800, Sega Master System, Turbo Grafx 16, Genesis, Sega Master System II, NEO-GEO, SNES, TurboDuo, Sega CD, SDO Interactive, Jaguar, NES Model II, Genesis II, Sega CD II, 32X, NEO-GEO CD, CDX, Jaguar CD, Playstation, 3DO FZ-10, Saturn, N64, SNES Model II, Genesis III, Dreamcast, Playstation PSI (it is more different than Playstation), PS2, Game Cube, Xbox, PS2 II (Not PS3), XaviXPORT, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii.
That's pretty much every console made.
Failed Reality Shows
- How to Drive: 20 12 year old nerds with a smoking addiction are flown to LA to learn to drive a limo.
- Married to the Rocket Scientist: 10 fortune tellers try to guess which brides are married to a rocket scientists
- Rehab Results Show: Shows an hour of people in rehab's results, doing wacky adventures!
- Pop Marriage of Outback: 5 popstars are forced to be married in an Outback Steakhouse.
- Extreme Green Organ Donors: People that coat organs in snot and donate them do motor sports!
- Gene Simmons & the House: One hour of Gene Simmons singing Brick House
- Scary Dreams: 10 people have nightmares daily and are taped having them in bed.
- Filthy Secrets: People confess secrets while playing in mud
- Sorority Detectives: 20 detectives walk at a sorority with a magnifying glass.
- Clubs Rewind: A man with a golf club tapping his shoes, in reverse!
- Average Maid: 1 and a half hours of cleaning, taped!
- Hot Lab: People are locked in a Calafornia bathroom in Summer.
- Iron You: An hour of people ironing clothes.
- Gongs Rewind: Gong banging in reverse.