Weekly Facts #30

Beaver castor sacs hold castoreum that is used in some perfumes, as a food additive, and flavor contributor to cigarettes. 

Bookkeeper and its derivatives are the only words in the English with three consecutive double letters.

The oldest hotel in the world is Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan that was built in 705 in Hayakawa, Japan.  It has 35 rooms and owned by the Mahito family.

Before Steve Chen was co-founder of YouTube, he worked for PayPal and Facebook.  In 2006, he sold YouTube to Google for 1.65 billion dollars.

British Army officers had to wear mustaches to fit the dress regulations in the late 1800s to early 1900s.

Having a broken heart heart leads to all kinds of emotional stress, but it can also lead to heart attack symptoms. It is known as stress-induced cardiomyopathy.

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