Saturday, February 11, 2012

U.S.A. tried to purchase Greenland for $100,000,000 in 1946.
North Dakota is a territory, not a state.
Bob Dylan introduced The Beatles to marijuana.
Morphine is named after Morpheus, the Roman god of sleep and dreams.
The Venus flytrap was named after Venus, the Roman goddess of love, because it looks like a vagina.
The longest song title is held by Rednex, a group from Sweden. "The Sad But True Story Of Ray Mingus, The Lumberjack Of Bulk Rock City, And His Never Slacking Stribe In Exploiting The So Far Undiscovered Areas Of The Intention To Bodily Intercourse From The Opposite Species Of His Kind, During Intake Of All The Mental Condition That Could Be Derived From Fermentation."
Velociraptors stood as tall as a mans knee.
Andrew Jackson was the only president in the U.S. to ever pay off the national debt in full.
A witness to Abraham Lincolns assassination was on a quiz show in 1956.
Jersey Shore is called Macaroni Rascals in Japan.
Charlie Chaplin had 12 children.
Johnny Depp only spoke 196 words in Edward Scissorhands.
Abraham Lincoln was so depressed that he was afraid to carry a knife around for the fear that he would kill himself.