Tuesday, November 24, 2009


~ Lobsters, like grasshoppers, feel no pain. They have a decentralized nervous system with no cerebral cortex, which in humans is where a reaction to painful stimuli occurs.

~ Before 1859, baseball umpires sat in rocking chairs behind home plate.

~ About 200 babies are born worldwide every minute.

~ Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.

~ Las Vegas has more chapels per capita than any other city.

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