Thursday, June 21, 2012


~  When a brown crimini mushroom is fully matured and opened is is a portobello mushroom.  Brown criminis are juvenile portobellos.

~  Michelangelo's statue of David is 17 feet tall.

~  Jimmy Carter was the first president to have solar panels installed on the roof of the White House.  They were used to heat water for the staff eating area.

~  The first name of Mr. Peanut, the monocled mascot of Planters Peanuts, is Percy.

~  The TV network footage of the first Super Bowl was taped over.  Only a two minute clip of the 1967 game is known to exist.  Both CBS and NBC covered the game and reused the footage for soap operas.  Reusing videotape was standard practice at the time.

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