By Adam Alexander

By Adam Alexander
How much does a Domino’s or Pizza Hut pizza cost in Japan? What ever happened to that snake that Britney Spears wore at the 2001 VMA’s? How can crickets help you determine the temperature? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:

1. The snake that Britney Spears wore during her famous performance at the 2001 MTV “VMAs” is still alive!  It’s now 100 pounds and 12 feet long. (MTV)

2. MapQuest still has the second-highest share of the online map market today, only behind Google Maps. (Wikipedia)

3. There have been three players in Major League Baseball with the first name Aurelio and all three were killed in car accidents.  Aurelio Monteagudo died in 1990, Aurelio Lopez in 1992 and Aurelio Rodriguez in 2000. (Wikipedia)

4. You can get a really good estimate of the temperature in Fahrenheit by counting how many times a cricket chirps in 14 seconds, then adding 40 to that number. (Scientific American)

5. Domino’s and Pizza Hut are luxury items in Japan, a large pizza costs around $35. (Pizza Hut)


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