By Adam Alexander

by: Adam Alexander
Who was offered the song “Baby One More Time” but turned it down before Britney recorded it? How did Pixar recover deleted and lost material from “Toy Story 2”? How many different types of bacteria are on the average dollar bill? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:

1. Before Britney Spears recorded “Baby One More Time”, it was offered to TLC. They turned it down and it wound up launching Britney’s career. (NME)

2. A shape with 1,000 sides is called a chiliagon. (Wikipedia)

3. For the original Nintendo to be compatible with European TVs, there had to be special versions of the games that ran 17% slower . . . and were actually much easier as a result. (Destructoid)

4. When Pixar was editing “Toy Story 2”, someone managed to accidentally DELETE a huge chunk of the movie. They miraculously found a backup though . . . an employee on maternity leave had saved it so she could work on it at home. (The Next Web)

5. The average $1 bill has 3,000 different types of bacteria on it. (ABC News)

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