By Adam Alexander

How many people in the Federal Witness Protection Program have been found by the criminals they helped convict? How did Nickelback get their name? what does “kalsarikannit” mean? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:

1. Nickelback got their name because when one of the members was a cashier at Starbucks, people would give him $1.50 to pay for their coffee that cost $1.45 and he’d give them a nickel back. (Kidz World)

2. The word “kalsarikannit” in Finnish means getting drunk at home, alone, in your underwear. (It’s pronounced call-SAW-ree-KAHN-eet.) (This Is Finland)

3. Exxon tried to get into the office supplies market in the ’70s and ’80s, and made products like a typewriter with a floppy disk built in to save what you were typing. They killed off the division in 1984 after they lost more than $1 billion. (Washington Post)

4. More than 18,400 people have been relocated with the U.S. federal witness protection program and not a single one of them has been tracked down by the criminals they were hiding from. (CNN)

5. It’s illegal to reincarnate in China without government permission. (Humans Are Free)


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