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Fact of the Day– April 20

Author Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel of over 50,000 words without using the letter ‘e’.  Everything was spelled correctly, punctuated properly, and grammatically correct. It’s true. Check out his Wikipedia entry. Read the introduction to the book here. Excerpt: Gadsby A Story of Over 50,000 Words Without Using the Letter “E” by Ernest Vincent […]

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Fact of the Day– April 17

Here are some fun and oh-so-educational facts about Google. Check out their press center for more:

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Fact of the Day– April 16

Did you know that many types of hummingbirds weigh approximately as much as a penny? Read more here.

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Fact of the Day– Tax Day Edition

Merry Tax Day, everyone. In honor of everyone’s favorite holiday, here are some interesting historical facts about taxation in the USA:

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Fact of the Day– April 14

We’ve all heard the expression “in the limelight”, right?  But what the hell is limelight, anyway?  Turns out, theaters in the 19th century literally burned lime gas in lamps to light the stage.  So performers were quite literally in the limelight. We realize that, as usual, this fact is completely useless.  But if you want […]

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US Navy SEALS Kick Ass

You probably heard about the dramatic rescue of the captured mariner Captain Phillips from Somali pirates. In case you didn’t, here’s the dramatic part:

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Fact of the Day– April 13

A bee has 5,000 nostrils– and can smell an apple tree two miles away.  Check out more here.

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State Department: Cuba Poisoned Diplomat Family Pets

You can’t make this stuff up:

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Fact of the Day– April 10

Here are some random facts related to The LifeBlood Of Our Society, aka the internet. Read them all at bizwaremagic:

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Fact of the Day– April 9

The Master’s golf tournament starts today in Georgia. Here are some tidbits you can use to impress your golf-watching friends:

Bob Jones and Clifford Roberts organized the first event, later named the Masters Tournament, at Augusta National in 1934.

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