Archive for ‘Fun and Game Facts’

January 8, 2014

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There have been more than six billion little green Monopoly houses and 2.25 billion red hotels “constructed” since 1935.

Source: www.hasbro.com

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November 30, 2013

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A chemical engineer named Neil Tillotson accidentally created Latex balloons while experimenting with liquid rubber in his attic.

Source: www.weirdfacts.com

November 12, 2013

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Binney & Smith, maker of Crayola Crayons, produces an average of five million crayons daily and 2 billion crayons each year. If they made just one large crayon, it would be 35 feet wide and 400 feet long.

Source: www.weirdfacts.com

September 8, 2013

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 The word “checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah Mat,” which is often translated to “the king is dead”, although more accurate may be “the king is trapped” or ” the king is without escape”.

Source: www.geniusprophecy.com

August 29, 2013

Reach for the Moon

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It would take about 40,000,000,000 LEGO bricks to build a column that would reach the moon.

Source: www.webuser.com

June 16, 2013

Silly Old Bear

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People who collect teddy bears are called arctophiles.

Source: www.ehow.com

June 5, 2013

Life is About Using the Whole Box of Crayons

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The average child in the United States will wear down 730 crayons by their 10th birthday.

Source: www.colourlovers.com

May 25, 2013

Nothing Else is Silly Putty

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More than 300 million eggs of Silly Putty have been sold since 1950. That’s about 4,500 tons, enough to create a giant wad the size of the Goodyear Blimp!

Source: www.crayola.com