Monday, October 12, 2009

Facts Known Only by the Very Little

  • Some fish can actually get seasick.
  • Panama hats are primarily produced in Panama.
  • SO MANY CHOICES...There are around 35 different ways a chess game can turn out, making it one of the hardest games in history.
  • Cleopatra was Abyssinian, not Egyptian.
  • Due to a translation error, the Korean War never technically ended.
  • Vesta is the brightest asteroid orbiting Mercury which has no moons or satellites.
  • EVERYBODY'S WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND: It requires 4,500 silkworms to make just the knot in a man's silk necktie.
  • In France, women could not legally vote until 1978.
  • There are more than 500 feathers on the whistler swan's body, the most of any bird.
  • Women blink twice as many times as men.
  • Vatican employees are required to submit a bi-monthly blood test.