You dont say July 24, 2015
Dr. Jerry D. Wilson
Emeritus Professor of Physics
Very curious and interesting.
All U.S. coins have a coin turn. That is, if you look at a heads right-side-up, the image on the tails side is inverted. (Why do we say heads or tails when we flip a single coin?)
The four-leaf clover is a genetic mutation that occurs in about every 10,000 clovers.
The only 15-letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
The Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh cut off his left ear. His Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear shows the right ear bandaged because he painted his mirror image.
Tennis pro Andy Roddick, called the Rocket Man, has the record for the fastest serve 155 miles per hour.
The Pentagon was built with twice as many bathrooms (284) as needed because it was built in segregated Virginia.
Africa has the shortest coastline of all the continents; and of the various cultures has the shortest (Pygmy) and tallest (Watusi) people in the world.
The word automobile means self-moving and was coined to give a name to horseless carriages.
Mark Twain purchased a Remington typewriter in 1874 and became the first author to submit a typewritten manuscript to a publisher. It was the manuscript for a novel titled Thomas Sawyer.