Category: Weekly Facts

Weekly Facts #42

October 12th is international moment of frustration scream day where people from Greenwich scream for 30 seconds to let out their frustrations. Dark chocolate has more cacao in it, which makes it darker and purer.  Milk chocolate is lighter in color because it has… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #42”

Weekly Facts #41

The world’s first skyscraper was the Home Insurance building in Chicago.  It was 138 feet tall with 10 stories, built in 1885, and demolished in 1931. There are 12 federal reserve banks in the U.S. created under the Federal Reserve Act of 1913.  They… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #41”

Weekly Facts #40

The most abused drug in the world is caffeine.  There’s about 47 mg of caffeine in 8 ounces of black tea and 96 mg of caffeine in 8 ounces of coffee.  Green tea has less caffeine at 28 mg and obviously decaf has the… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #40”

Weekly Facts #39

The costliest Apple product is the Mac Pro that can price as high as around 52,000 dollars. There’s a long list of things that can kill or shrink brain cells, but the brain does have the ability to repair itself by growing new cells. … Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #39”

Weekly Facts #38

Flying car prototypes do exist like the Terrafugia Transition and LaBiche FSC-1. The last execution by hanging in the United States was in 1996 in Delaware and last execution by electric chair in 2018 in Tennessee. Four is the only number that has the… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #38”

Weekly Facts #37

In the late 1800s and early 1900s it was thought to be good to bath your baby in lard for their first bath in Europe and America. Sharing makeup, combs and brushes, nail clippers, razors, and toothbrushes are good way to spread infections and… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #37”

Weekly Facts #36

Composting can be done in high altitudes and lower temperatures but with more patience and skill. Chris Putnam hacked into Facebook and made thousands of profiles to look like MySpace profiles and then Facebook hired him as an engineer. The oldest known brewery is… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #36”

Weekly Facts #35

The longest mustache belongs to Ram Singh Chauhan from Italy.  It is 14 feet or 4.29 meters long. Melatonin was created by Richard Wurtman to help with insomnia. French fries are usually dipped in ketchup (highly American style) or mayonnaise (highly un-American style) but… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #35”

Weekly Facts #34

Saturn is named after the Roman god of agriculture and is the slowest moving planet.  Around 75% of Americans don’t have a plan for retirement. The highest paid teachers are in Luxembourg at $138,000 while the lowest highest paid teachers are in Estonia at… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #34”

Weekly Facts #33

Workplace bullying affects between 20 to 30% of people. Most of the bullies are men and women who bully tend to bully other women.  Disneyland was built in one year and finished in 1955 and cost 17.5 million dollars.  Cost of admission was one… Continue Reading “Weekly Facts #33”

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