Tuesday, November 3, 2009


~ There are more than thirty-three thousand radio stations around the world.

~The abbreviation ORD for Chicago's O'Hare Airport comes from the old name Orchard Field.

~The longest inaugural address by a U.S. president was given by William Henry Harrison. It was one hour, forty-five minutes long during an intense snowstorm. One month later, he died of pneumonia.

~ Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

~ Vampire bats don't suck blood; they drink it. They make small cuts in the skin of a sleeping animal and lap up the blood. Vampire bats need about two tablespoons of blood each day and are able to extract their dinner in approximately twenty minutes.

~ Eating chocolate was once considered a temptation of the devil.

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