Wednesday, April 3, 2013


~  During a golf swing, the face of a club spends approximately 450-millionths of a second in contact with the ball.

~  If you are have diplopia, you are suffering from double vision.

~  Erik the Red, the Viking explorer gave Greenland its name.

~  The Guinness Book of World Records was the result of a friendly dispute over which bird is faster, the golden plover or the red grouse.  The dispute led the beer manufacturer to produce a small book of facts in 1955 that was distributed free to pubs to settle disagreements and sell more brew.

~  The turkeys that are reprieved by the president at the White House's annual Thanksgiving Day pardoning ceremony retire to either Disneyland or Disney World, where they get to spend the rest of their lives.

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