Sep 28, 2017

Random Thursday

And today is the last Thursday of the month, so it's the last day we'll visit That's a Fact Jack: A Collection of Utterly Useless Information [Updated] by Harry Bright and Jakob Anser until November! Next month we return to Disney Facts!!

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"On February 8, 2000, the meaning of life was auctioned on eBay. The auction's description read: 'I have discovered the reason for our existence and will be happy to share this information with the highest bidder.' After eight bids were placed the meaning of life was sold for $3.26."

I can't believe it sold for so much! LOL!!

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"American inventor Thomas Edison held over 1500 patents, including those for the phonograph, kinetoscope, dictaphone, radio, lightbulb, autographic printer, and tattoo gun."

I just keep looking at that "tattoo gun"!

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"The first film version of Frankenstein was a 15-minute silent produced by Thomas Edison."

NO WAY!! Sorry Boris, you weren't the first!

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"When Thomas Edison died in 1941, Henry Ford captured his last breath in a bottle."


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"Henry Ford invented the modern charcoal briquette from sawdust and scarp wood generated in his automobile factory. Ford encouraged people to use their cars on picnic outings by offering barbecue grills and Ford Charcoal at his automobile dealerships."

Huh. Didn't know that at all!

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