Weekly Facts #43

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge, 17.91 mm in diameter and 1.35 mm in thickness. 

Brown and black hair are the most common, followed by blond, and the rarest color is red at one to two percent of the population.

Before digital cameras and camera phones, there was the pinhole and photographic camera.

Theodor Seuss Geisel received a Pulitzer Prize award for Lifetime of Contributions to Children’s Literature in 1984.  He died at the age of 87 in California.

White hot chocolate drink is about 590 calories for a venti, which is one of the highest caloric drinks from Starbucks.

There are three types of distractions while driving: visual, manual, and cognitive.  Due to cellphone usage, manual is the number one distraction that causes accidents. 

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