Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Stuff You Didn't Know!!!
But today I'll give you some crazy stuff to think about. I posted this on another blog and it got a good response, so I'll give these another outing.
Stuff you didn't know...
1. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers have in common? A. All were invented by women.
2. The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.
3. The percentage of Africa that is wilderness? 28%
4.The percentage of North America that is wilderness? 38%
5. The cost of raising a medium sized dog to the age of eleven? $16,400
6. The average number of people airborne over the U.S. in any given hour? 61,000.
7. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
8. The first novel written on a typewriter? Tom Sawyer
9. The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
10. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Clubs.....Alexander the Great
I love collecting unusual facts. Of all these, I think the explanations for the kings in each deck intrigued me the most. I never thought of them as meaning anything!
I'd love to know your favorite.....Please comment and tell me..... or leave a comment on my website, www.jeanhartstewart.com
Love you all...Jean