Did You Know?

  • Eskimos use refrigerators to keep food from freezing.
  • About 50% of Americans live within 50 miles of their birthplace. This is called propinquity.
  • Due to earth’s gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 metres.
  • On every continent there is a city called Rome.
  • George Washington and Thomas Jefferson both grew hemp. Ben Franklin owned a mill that made hemp paper. The US Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.

Taken from “Fast Facts“.

I like that Eskimo one – puts things into perspective quite well.