Trivia-tastic!

I rcocacola_bottleeally like random facts. This probably ties in with my love for Jeopardy.   I was flipping through the newspaper today and the story about Coca-Cola celebrating its 100th anniversary of their iconic bottle caught my eye. Another fun piece of trivia! In honour of that bit of knowledge, here are 10 other arbitrary facts:

  1. In the movie “Pulp Fiction” all the clocks are stuck at 4:20.
  2. King Gustav III of Sweden commissioned an experiment to prove that coffee was poisonous. Overseen by 2 doctors, a prisoner was forced to drink 3 pots of coffee a day until he died. Both doctors and the King died before the prisoner.
  3. A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
  4. When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers plays a home football game, the stadium becomes the state’s 3rd largest city.
  5. Cherophobia is the fear of being too happy because “something tragic” will happen.
  6. Your brain literally heats up when you’re stressed. Smiling can cool it down.
  7. Otters sleep holding hands.
  8. The name “Jeep” came from the abbreviation used in the army for the “General Purpose” vehicle, G.P.
  9. A group of pugs is called a grumble.
  10. Between 1900 and 1920, Tug-of-War was an Olympic Event.

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