Stream of Facts
When flying on separate poles, it is considered proper flag etiquette for a United States flag to be on the same level as other state flags, as long as
it is to the RIGHT.
The Price is RIGHT had Vanna White as a contestant in 1980 before her days as a letter turner on the Wheel of FORTUNE.
In the FORTUNE 500, a list started by Fortune magazine in 1955, there are only 10 female CEOs and none of them have yet made it to the TOP 100.
The TOP ten of the Billboard Hot 100 was home to the Los Del Rio for 23 weeks in the mid-90s for their
The name MACERENA was chosen for the pop song when the original name, Magdalena, was already used as a song title by SPANISH singer Emmanuel.
The SPANISH corridas de toros, or bullfighting, consists of three parts (tercios) separated by bugle calls before the fighter kills the bull in the end with his SWORD.
A 43.18 cm SWORD chained to a 2002 Audi Quattro was in Ryan Stock’s throat as he set the record for “Heaviest Vehicle Pulled by a Sword Swallower” last FALL.
The longest free FALL ever survived was by Czechoslovakian flight attendant, Vesna Vulovic, in 1972 when her plane exploded at 33,000 FEET.
Averaging four FEET in height, the emperor penguin is the largest of all penguins and can dive deeper than any other living bird, staying under for upwards of 20 minutes.
A storm reaching 20 miles into the stratosphere with 700 mph winds, called a Hypercane, is one theory to why 75 percent of life vanished from earth 65 million years ago.
The Wizard of Oz.
This week, the classic 1939 film turns 70 and to celebrate, your friends at Warner Bros are releasing a re-mastered, 70th Anniversary, Ultimate Collector’s Edition Blu-ray disc on September 29. This ain’t your typical two disc-er to leave on the shelf. Packed with 16 hours of bonus features, collector’s watch, 52-page History of Oz, and a replica of the Original Film Budget, this set comes with enough features and a big enough box to require its own shelf. But that’s not all: This Wednesday, for one night only, check out the Tinseltown IMAX and Eastview theater locations for a special HD screening of the re-mastered film. It’s time to get your Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon, poppy party on — or whatever you college kids do.
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