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Friday, March 28, 2014

40. The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springstein's 'Born in the USA.' emoticon

41. The mask used by Michael Myers in the original Halloween
was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.

42. The first product Motorola developed was a record player for automobiles. At that time the most known player on the market was the Victrola, so they called themselves


44. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.

AND....One should carry a stout pole while travelling in quicksand country...when placed under one's back, it helps one to float out of the quicksand.

Don't forget that one! You might need it someday!

47. Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest. emoticon

48. In Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars,
Phobos and Deimos, AND giving their exact size and speeds of rotation.

He did this more than one hundred years before either moon was discovered. emoticon

49. Chewing gum while peeling onions emoticon will keep you from crying! emoticon


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MSGRANNYMAE 3/29/2014 10:34PM


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PATTYKLAVER 3/29/2014 9:31AM

    I love little facts like this! Thanks for sharing.

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HAPPY-DESTINY 3/29/2014 6:41AM


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ARTJAC 3/29/2014 12:34AM


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LJCANNON 3/29/2014 12:19AM

    emoticon I love Useless Facts, and these are GREAT!!
emoticon I will have to file #44 and #49 for Future Reference. They could come in handy someday!!

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2HAMSDIET 3/28/2014 10:54PM


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ELSCO55 3/28/2014 10:04PM

    Wonder if it really works.

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ROCKYCPA 3/28/2014 9:44PM

    Interesting facts

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    Very interesting

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LINOVER 3/28/2014 8:50PM

    Interesting facts! Thanks, Chris!

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DRAGON-CHICK 3/28/2014 8:20PM

    Ok, I might test the gum and onion thing...

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