Tuesday, July 31, 2012

hmmm food for though during non curvy highways...

The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one-mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012

thats a lot of concrete!

There is enough concrete in the Hoover Dam to pave a two lane highway from San Francisco to New York

Friday, July 27, 2012

oh gosh!

The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the males head off .... he'll never know what its like...scary and sad..

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

this game makes me nervous!

The second best selling game of all time is Jenga. Jenga is a Swahili word, meaning "to build." and just in case you were wondering the first one is monopoly, of course!...

Monday, July 23, 2012

i dont know if this is awesome, or mean.

In the late 1800's, washing machines and butter churners were sometimes powered by dogs walking on treadmills.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Friday, July 20, 2012

i love peeeps!

Back in 1953, it took 27 hours to make one Marshmallow Peep. Now it takes only six minutes

Thursday, July 19, 2012

i cant imagine yogurt without it!

In 1946 Danon Yogurt were the first to add fruit to commercially produced yogurt in U.S ..

Monday, July 16, 2012

hehehe fleshy bulbs.

The fleshy bulbs on each side of your nose are called the Alea (AY-lee) singular Ala (AY-luh)

Sunday, July 15, 2012

i knew i loved bread for a reason.

According to Scandinavian traditions, if a boy and girl eat from the same loaf of bread, they are bound to fall in love...

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

yet another reason to love AAA.

The American Automobile association was formed in 1905 for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

now i feel guilty for not recycling. :\

Just by recycling one aluminum can, enough energy would be saved to have a TV run for three hours.

Friday, July 6, 2012

straight teeth are ALWAYS fashionable!

Braces were first invented by Pierre Fauchard in 1728. The braces were made by a flat strip of metal, which was connected to the teeth by thread.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

limelight.....

The word "limelight" that is used in theatre to refer to the performers on the stage originated because before electricity was available lime was burned in a lamp, which created a white light that was directed at the performers...

Monday, July 2, 2012

thats huge!

The largest chicken egg ever laid weighed a pound and had a double yolk and shell...

Sunday, July 1, 2012

dont be depressed, just eat a banana!!!

Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is found in Prozac.