89 Useless Facts

1.) Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. 2.) Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite. 3.) The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses. 4.) There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar. 5.) The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. 6.) A shark is the only fish that can blink ...continue reading

1906

The year is 1906. One hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some of the U.S. statistics for the Year 1906: The average life expectancy in the U.S. was 47 years. Only 14 percent of the homes in the U.S. had a bathtub. Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone. A three-minute call from Denver to New York City cost ...continue reading