Tuesday, June 9, 2009


Ok - It is official. I have declared that Tuesday is now the official day to post useless info. Unless some earth shattering event takes place, come here every Tuesday for new useless information. Say it all together now, "Yea!"

~ Leonardo da Vinci spent twelve years painting the "Mona Lisa's" lips. He could also write with one had and draw with the other at the same time.

~ One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 1930's lobbied against hemp farmers - they saw hemp as competition. Hemp is not chemically addictuve, as are nicotine, alcohol, and caffeine.

~ Ghosts appear in four Shakespearian plays: "Julius Caesar," "Richard III," "Hamlet," and "Macbeth." - sidebar: I am kin to the King that Macbeth is based on - on my mother's paternal side.

~ No white man saw the Grand Canyon until after the Civil War. It was first entered on May 29, 1869 by the geologist John Wesley Powell.

~ Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: spades - King David; clubs - Alexander the Great; hearts - Charlemagne; and diamonds - Julius Caesar.

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