Ten Random Facts
Paedarchy is the rulership by a child or several children.
Studies show that Juan, Carlos, and Manuel are the three most popular male names in the Hispanic culture.
The ancient Romans lured swordfish within range of their spears by using boats shaped like their prey.
The Wright Brothers spent time observing the flight of the buzzard to help them solve the mystery of flight. They realized that the bird retained balance in the air by twisting the tips of it's wings. By creating a wing warping method based upon this observation, the brothers were able to obtain a remarkable degree of maneuverability.
In October 1994, Jeff Bezos wanted to name his new Web venture "Cadabra" Ė as in "abracadabra." But his attorney convinced him that this magical moniker sounder a bit too much like "cadaver." Reluctantly, Bezos went with his second choice: Amazon.com.
Electrical nerve stimulation may help reduce chronic pain in cancer patients, especially those whose cancer has spread to the bones, say researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Some cancers that spread to bones produce severe chronic pain that is unresponsive to analgesic drugs, including morphine.
Table salt is the only commodity that hasnít risen dramatically in price in the last 150 years.
William Claude Dukenfield was better known as W. C. Fields
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