Oct/25/2016In the United States, a barrel of beer contains 31 gallons, which is the equivalent of 13.8 cases of 12-ounce bottles or cans. Depending on the glass type and shape used to serve the beer, a barrel will yield about 200 12-ounce servings.
Oct/25/2016Under U.S. federal guidelines, there should be 21 to 25 jumbo shrimp in a pound.
Oct/25/2016Licorice can raise your blood pressure.
Oct/25/2016In 1996, Christmas caroling was banned at two major malls in Pensacola, Florida. Apparently, shoppers and merchants complained the carolers were too loud and took up too much space.
Oct/25/2016Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Oct/24/2016The original story of a knight rescuing a damsel in distress from the clutches of a marauding dragon came in the tale of Saint George. He was a Roman Calvary officer that rode to the aid of a town in Cappadocia. The people their had been plagued ...
Oct/24/2016Experts have come to the conclusion that additional U.S. freeways does not automatically ease vehicle congestion. An example was shown in Springfield, Virginia, outside of Washington, D.C. The 8-year, $434 million freeway construction project ...
Oct/24/2016An alternative to the outdated slang expression “cat’s pajamas” was “cat’s meow”. Both terms meant that someone or something was wonderful or remarkable.
Oct/23/2016The Japanese beetle, found in the eastern United States and Canada, is the only bug in these countries to be concerned about if lodged in the ear, for it can chew through the eardrum in a matter of minutes. Other bugs can be removed without the ...
Oct/23/2016The Liberty Bell was not made in the United States and it was not rung on the first Fourth of July. It was cast in London in 1752, cracked in 1835, and was not named "Liberty" until the 1830s in memory of slaves seeking their freedom.