Random Facts 4

  • Did you know that the moon is moving away from Earth?
  • Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  • People spend about two weeks of their lives at traffic lights!
  • Fewer than half of the 16,200 major league baseball players have ever hit a home run.
  • Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been off.               
  • The world’s largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.
  • The first coast-to-coast telephone line was established in 1914.
  • A car traveling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star.
  • In Cleveland, Ohio it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.

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About robertstevenson

Dr. Robert Stevenson is a Professor of Journalism and Director of Student Publications for the Department of Mass Communications and Theater at Lander University in Greenwood, SC. He received the Distinguished Faculty of the Year award for 2007-'08, and the Lander University Young Faculty Scholar Award in 2005-06. Stevenson also serves as chair of the Lander University American Democracy Project. First and Formost I am a dad of two wonderful boys.
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2 Responses to Random Facts 4

  1. purefnevyl says:

    It must be a thankless job for folks to invent a better mousetrap in Ohio.

  2. lol…I went to the Ripley’s museum in TN a few weeks ago and saw a few that you mentioned. On one wall, showed a list of crazy rules around the world and the mouse one was one of them. Some of these states come up with the craziest rules!

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