Thursday, January 17, 2008

Did you Know #3

  • An ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire 50 miles long.
  • Olympus Mons, on Mars, is the largest volcano in our solar system.
Each King, in a deck of playing cards, represents a great king from history:
  • Spades - King David
  • Clubs - Alexander the Great
  • Hearts - Charlemagne
  • Diamonds - Julius Caesar
Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew marijuana on their plantations.

Golfers use an estimated $800 million dollars worth of golf balls annually.

Arnold Schwarzenegger bought the first Hummer manufactured for civilian use in 1992 - it weighed 6300 pounds and was 7 feet wide.

The letters ‘M & M’ (the candies) stand for ‘Mars’ and ‘Murrie’, who started the candy company in 1941.
  • 99% of the pumpkins sold in the US end up as Jack-o-lanterns.
  • 84% of a raw apple is water.
  • A cucumber is 96% water.

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