10 Random Facts You Didn't Know


Oct 08, 2014 at 11:19 PM
Posted by : Pinoy Secret Writer
Filed Under : Just For Fun

Here's a list of 10 random facts that you probably didn't know.


1. Google's founders were willing to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999—but Excite turned them down.


2. Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration.


3. There was a third Apple founder. Ronald Wayne (pictured at home in 2010) sold his 10% stake for $800 in 1976.


4. At one point in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs produced worldwide were for AOL.


5. Officials in Portland, Ore., drained 8 million gallons of water from a reservoir in 2011 because a buzzed 21-year-old peed in it.


6. If you start counting at one and spell out the numbers as you go, you won't use the letter "A" until you reach 1,000.


7. Marie Curie's notebooks are still radioactive. Researchers hoping to view them must sign a disclaimer.


8. Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins also wrote for Clarissa Explains It All.


9. Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he passed away in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.


10. How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? The world may never know. But on average, a Licking Machine made at Purdue needed 364.


Oct 08, 2014 at 11:19 PM
Posted by : Pinoy Secret Writer
Filed Under : Just For Fun