Even More Exciting Trivia

Check these out: The military salute is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity. If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look

Timeline for Independence

June 1774 – The 13 colonies send delegates to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to form the First Continental Congress. April 1775 – King George’s troops advance on Concord, Massachusetts. May 1776 – After nearly a year of trying to settle their differences

More Interesting Tidbits

Q: Why is someone who is feeling great ‘on cloud nine’? A: Types of clouds are numbered according to the altitudes they attain, with nine being the highest cloud If someone is said to be on cloud nine, that person

Interesting Tidbits

Some good ones from my buddy, Slick: Q: Why do men’s clothes have buttons on the right while women’s clothes have buttons on the left? A: When buttons were invented, they were very expensive and worn primarily by the rich.

Engineering the Human Body

Three engineering students were gathered together discussing who must have designed the human body. One said, “It was a mechanical engineer. Just look at all the joints.” Another said, “No, it was an electrical engineer. The nervous system has many

Interesting Factoid #5

Early politicians required feedback from the public to determine what the people considered important. Since there were no telephones, TV’s or radios, the politicians sent their assistants to local taverns, pubs, and bars. They were told to ‘go sip some