Thursday, November 12, 2009

Fun and Interesting Random Facts

When it comes to random facts, not all of them are created equal. I have pulled just a few interesting facts that you might not know. See if there're at least a couple of random facts in the post that you did not know.

Do you know how to determine when Easter is? Easter falls on the first Sunday after the first Full Moon after March 21. Using this method, Easter can only occur between March 22 and April 25.

It is impossible to fold a dollar bill in half eight times, doubling it each time. In fact, it cannot be done even with a large piece of paper. Try it.

To keep a banana from ripening too quickly, keep it at a temperature of 57 degrees. A bunch of bananas is called a hand while a single banana is referred to as a finger.

Get out your five dollar bill. All 50 States are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

The city of Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora La REina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula." ("The Town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels on the River Porciuncula")

Dogs have no sense of "time" and are NOT 100% color blind.

4 of the 5 original designers of the Macintosh computer were left-handed.

Honey is the only food that doesn't spoil.

The average major league career of a baseball is 5 to 7 pitches.

Elvis had over 600 recorded songs, but never wrote any of them. He was the biggest tax payer in the US in 1973.

Hopefully you've learned at least one new thing by reading this fun post of interesting random facts. If you knew everything in this read, you should apply for Jeopardy!

You can find more interesting facts like these online, there are lots of different topics. It was fascinating to read some of them and there where so many I really had a hard time deciding what to post.

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