Saturday, May 31, 2008

Number Of Movie Goofs

1. Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (142)
2. War of the Worlds (111)
3. Constantine (66)
4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (66)
5. King Kong (44)
6. The Crow: Wicked Prayer (41)
7. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (38)
8. The Amityville Horror (33)
9. Miss Congeniality (27)
10. Mr. and Mrs. Smith (25)

Old Saying

"Once too much blood has been spilled on the same ground, that ground develops a thirst for it." Ancient Apache Saying

The Periodic Tables

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But here is my favorite one.

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Alzheimer's Facts and Figures

• As many as 5.2 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s.

• 10 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's in their lifetime.

• Every 71 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s.

• Alzheimer's is the seventh-leading cause of death.

• The direct and indirect costs of Alzheimer's and other dementias to Medicare, Medicaid and businesses amount to more than $148 billion each year.

Random Facts

Well-dressed ladies in Europe went wild over wearing lightning rods on their hats and trailing a long ground wire–a fad that began after Benjamin Franklin published instructions on how to make them in his almanac Poor Richard Improved in 1753.

The Muppet Show was banned from TV in Saudi Arabia because one of its stars was a pig.

Koalas and humans are the only animals with unique finger-prints. Koala prints cannot be distinguished from human fingerprints. Luckily, few koalas pursue a life of crime.

In the Declaration of Independence as first written by Thomas Jefferson, there was a clause abolishing slavery. However, because of pressure, he was forced to delete the clause.

Women in Ancient Egypt used to make cones of scented oils that they would wear on their heads when they went out to parties and they would slowly melt all night.