Fun Facts

Adam's Fun Facts: Medium-Rare, The Villages, Pacific Ocean & More!

Some #FunFacts for you: 1. Every "c" in "Pacific Ocean" is pronounced differently. 2. The guitar riff in "Sweet Child O' Mine" started as a joke. Slash played it while he was messing around during warm-ups, because he thought it sounded like a circus melody. 3. For most of this past decade, the...
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Adam's Fun Facts: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Vincent Van Gogh & More!

Here are your FRIDAY Fun Facts, a little more FUN and, as always, FREE!!! Here we go: 1. Arnold Schwarzenegger was a millionaire before he became an actor! He used money from winning bodybuilding contests to invest in real estate. 2. Maryland's state motto is an Italian phrase "Fatti maschii,...
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Adam's Fun Facts: Watergate, Pomegranate, The Bangles & More!

Happy August 26th! One FACT I'd lke to share with you is that today is MY 19 year wedding anniversary! Here are some other Fun Facts for YOU that we call Adam's Fun Facts: 1. The McDonald's in Sedona, Arizona has a turquoise "M" logo instead of the standard golden arches because the city thought...
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Adam's Fun Facts: Windshield Wipers, PG-13 Ratiing, Straw Hats & More!

Happy Friday to YOU! Here are your Fun Facts for Friday: 1. The Straw Hat Riot of 1922 was an eight-day riot in New York City over whether men could wear straw hats after the summer was over. 2. The woman who invented windshield wipers in 1903 never made any money from them, because car companies...
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Adam's Fun Facts: John Quincy Adams, Super Soaker Inventor, Costco & More!

Happy THURSDAY to you! Here are some Facts that I think are FUN! Or at least interesting: 1. Denmark managed to save over 99% of its Jewish population during the Holocaust by getting almost 8,000 Jews onto boats to Sweden before the Nazis could capture them. 2. Costco loses $40 million a year by...
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Adam's Fun Facts: Ketchup, Hulk Hogan, Passports & More!

1. Marvel Comics, which owns the Incredible Hulk, got $100 in royalties from the WWF for every match Hulk Hogan wrestled and a small piece of his royalties too. And Hogan wasn't allowed to wear green or purple like the Incredible Hulk. 2. Every passport in the world has a cover that's red, green,...
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Adam's Fun Facts: Long Island, Tetris, Microwave Defrost & More

Here are your TUESDAY Fun Facts: 1. Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, was so good at "Tetris" he used to dominate the top charts in "Nintendo Power"magazine. He even started submitting under fake names when they refused to print so many of his scores. 2. The submarine was invented during the...
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Adam's Fun Facts: Bar Exam, Chinese Food Containers, Victoria's Secret & More!

Happy Monday, here's to having a wonderful week AND here are YOUR Fun Facts: 1. There are four states where people can take the bar exam and become lawyers without going to law school: California, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington. 2. The original gay pride flag had eight colors in the rainbow: red...
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Adam's Fun Facts: Monorails, Miami, Marvin Gaye & More!

Here are 5 Fun Facts to help you through your Friday! 1. The U.S. military supported the movie "Independence Day" and even offered military costumes and props . . . until the film refused to eliminate mentions of Area 51. Then the military withdrew all its support. 2. Miami has a higher percentage...
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Adam's Fun Facts: Watermelon, Salmon Sushi, "Fifty Shades of Grey" & More!

It's time for YOUR Fun Facts: 1. "Dallas Buyers Club" had such a low budget that the makeup artist, Robin Mathews, only had $250 to spend for the entire movie. And . . . she still won the Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling. 2. The part of the watermelon we eat is its placenta. 3. Salmon sushi...
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