Showing posts with label Tidbits. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tidbits. Show all posts

Jan 12, 2018

Interesting Tidbits

Eliminate static buildup in the dryer by crumbling up aluminum foil into a ball, about the size of a tennis ball and toss in with the clothes. When it wears out, add another layer of foil.

Tear sticky notes off the pack from left to right or right to left. This will reduce the curl that happens when you pull of the paper from bottom to top.

Echo is the name of the device, but Alexa is the name for the artificial intelligence assistant that listens and speaks back to you. Amazon controls 75 percent of the AI smart speaker market.

Jun 9, 2017

Ten Interesting Tidbits of Knowledge

  • The word ‘ushers’ contains five pronouns: us, she, he, her and hers.
  • By the time a glass of champagne goes flat, two million bubbles will have popped.
  • People suffering from superior canal dehiscence syndrome can hear their own eyeballs moving.
  • A Gongoozler is a person who stares for a long time at things happening on a canal.
  • Britons eat 97% of the world’s baked beans.
  • By the time they leave high school American children will have eaten 1,500 peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches.
  • American bullfrogs’ eyes have special retinas. The top half sees in daylight, the bottom sees into the water in infrared.
  • The act of snapping one's fingers is called a fillip.
  • Tyler, Texas, USA contains the world's largest rose garden: 22 acres with over 38,000 rose bushes and more than 500 varieties of rose.

  • The 2004 tsunami shifted the location of the geographic South Pole by a few centimeters.
  • Aug 8, 2014


    Pope John Paul II was named an honorary Harlem Globetrotter in 2000.

    The number of words posted each day on Twitter would fill a ten million page book.

    The chance of dying on the way to purchase a lottery ticket are greater than the chance of actually winning.

    Not True - The average mattress weight doubles every ten years from mites and mites poop.

    True - There is a mattress sale every day of the year.