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Trivia; Strange but true facts of modern life

  1. Stacie L profile image91
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by Canada Post on February 1, 1969!

    In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!

    There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!

    Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution!

    Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second!

    The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card!

    There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos!

    There is one slot machine in Las Vegas for every eight inhabitants!

    The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off!

    1. dutchman1951 profile image61
      dutchman1951posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      fun read... keep going, interesting...might be a Good hub subject or series maybe.

      well done

      one more...WWII Navy cooks filterd coffee with a salt-peter" solution, as it was thought to keep sexual urges down in sailors!...lol

      Heinz corporation has only 3 executives that know the recipie, and they can not be in the same, room, hotel, building, or meetings togeather, much less the same car or airplane!

  2. lorlie6 profile image82
    lorlie6posted 7 years ago

    Love these, Stacie, and I know for a fact I have NEVER seen a clock in a casino-even the one a mile from my home.  Makes sense, of course. smile

  3. Stacie L profile image91
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    ......nor a window...they don't want gamblers to sense any time passing...clever people!wink

    1. lorlie6 profile image82
      lorlie6posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Good God, you're right!