Fun Trivia

  • I just learned from reading Astronomy magazine that the March 11 earthquake in Japan sped up the Earth's rotation, shortening each day by 2 microseconds.  I need more time in my day not less!  :-(
  • Supposedly we burn more calories sleeping than we do watching television.  I begrudge the necessity for sleep, but it's nice to know that at least I'm burning more calories dreaming than just sitting in front of the television!
  • Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are witren, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.
  • Most people who read the word 'yawn' will yawn.  Did you?