Tuesday, June 14, 2011


~  One million dollars in one hundred dollar bills weighs about 22 pounds, according to the U.S. Treasury.

~  Armenia's coat of arms features a picture of Noah's Ark resting atop Mount Ararat.  Mount Ararat has long been considered the sacred symbol of Armenia and the spiritual home of its people.

~  There are four sports where players dribble the a ball - basketball, soccer, water polo and bandy.  Bandy is a winter sport played on ice with a ball and a stick.

~  In 1945, Betty Crocker, a fictitious character created in 1921 to answer consumer baking questions, came in second when Eleanor Roosevelt was voted the most famous woman in the U.S. in a Fortune magazine survey.

~  Koala's front paws are very unusual.  There are two thumbs on each front paw along with three fingers.

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