~ LOST is the greatest TV show EVER!
~ The first nation in the world to elect a woman prime minister was Ceylon (now known as Sri Lanka), in 1960. Her name was Sirimavo Bandaranaike.
~ There are 14 chemical elements on the periodic table that are represented by a single letter:
K Potassium (I never got this one)
W Tungsten (what the hell is that)
Y Yttrium (ditto)
~ Helicopter parents are overanxious parents who hover over their children and monitor all aspects of their lives.
~ Four U.S. states are officially know as commonwealths: Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia
~ When baseball phenom Barry Bonds joined the San Francisco Giants in 1993 he wore a size 42 uniform. Ten years later the scandal-tainted (steroids) slugger was wearing a size 52. During this same time his shoe size increased from 10.5 to 13.