August 2010

August 31, 2010

Dutch, on average are the tallest people.  See the article:


August 30, 2010

Names in Iceland’s phone books are listed alphabetically by first name not by last name.  Check out this article:


August 29, 2010

If you plug your nose you can’t hum.  And here’s why that is:


August 28, 2010

George Washington didn’t want his image on US coins.  He didn’t want to imitate European monarchs.


August 27, 2010

The city of Portland in Oregon was named after a coin toss in 1843.  Heads for Portland and tails for Boston.  See this article for more information:


August 26, 2010

Honeybees have hair on their eyes.  I know, I didn’t believe it either so I found this picture on’s site:


August 25, 2010


The number of billionaires around the world in 2010, up from 793 in 2009.  89 are women, 922 are men.


August 24, 2010


The most 100+ yards rushing games in the CFL regular season by a player.  That player was Mike Pringle.  He played for Edmonton, Sacramento, Baltimore and Montreal from 1992 to 2004.


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