Adam's Fun Facts: Illegal Divorce, The North Face, "Ambidextrous" & More!

5 Facts From Adam

April 16, 2018

What does "Ambidextrous" translate to mean?  How did the founder of The North Face die?  Divorce is still illegal in what 2 countries?  All that and more with Adam's Fun Facts:

1. The guy who founded The North Face died in 2015 from hypothermia after a kayaking accident. (New York Times)

2. There are only two countries in the world where divorce is illegal: Vatican City and the Philippines. (CNN)

3. "Ambidextrous" comes from the Latin word "ambidexter," which literally translates to "right-handed on both sides." (Dictionary.com)

4. More than 1,000 Americans have gotten the PLAGUE over the past 100 years, that's an average of about ten a year. Only about 16% die from it today, though. (LiveScience)

5. Mount Rushmore was supposed to show all four presidents down to their waists but they ran out of funds in 1941 so we just got the heads. (WikiPedia)