By Adam Alexander

29 U.S. states have an actual official dance and 24 of the 29 use this one!  Also, what was the first diet soda to use aspartame?  What does an astronaut do on election day if they are in space?  All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts!

1. Broccoli has almost twice as much vitamin C as oranges. (Wikipedia)

2. Astronauts can vote from space.  It’s not by absentee ballot either, they vote on a computer that sends an encrypted message to the county clerk where they live. (The Atlantic)

3. The famous fire scene in “Gone With the Wind” was filmed with seven Technicolor cameras and they were the only seven of those cameras in the world at that time. (The Film Spectrum)

4. The first diet soda to use aspartame as a sweetener was Diet Squirt in 1983. (Wikipedia)

5. Square dancing is the official state dance for 24 of the 29 states that actually have an official dance. (Wikipedia)


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