Tuesday, February 15, 2011

USELESS INFO TUESDAY

 ~  The final answer to the final questions on the TV quiz show in the hit 2008 movie "Slumdog Millionaire" was Aramis.  The question was "What was the name of the third musketeer?"  The other two musketeers were Athos and Porthos.


 ~  Badminton is the world's fastest racket sport.  In championship play, the shuttlecock has been sent flying at speeds exceeding 200 mph.


~  There are 5 fingers on a bats wing - a small thumb and four long, thin fingers that serve as the ribs of the wing.


 ~  Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was only 10 sentences long.


~  The longest rivier in Europe is the Volvga River.  It is 2,290 miles long and is located entirely in Russia.

1 comment:

David said...

A little typo on the river. It's the Volga. I know because I miss it almost every time on trivia night...