Friday, June 6, 2008

Bit-O-Knowledge


Here are just a few little tidbits of information that you absolutely CAN'T live without.

(Excerpts from "Who knew? Things You Didn't Know About Things You Know Well" by David Hoffman)



Play-Doh was originally formulated as a compound to clean wallpaper.


If Jell-O is hooked up to an EEG, it registers movements virtually identical to the brain waves of a healthy adult.


The original Twinkies filling was Banana; it was replaced by vanilla-flavored cream during World War II, when the United States experienced a banana shortage.


On average, a Twinkie will explode in a microwave in forty-five seconds.


There are seven loops in the squiggle atop every Hostess cupcake.


There are approzimately 1,750 O's in every can of SpeghettiOs.

3 comments:

April E. :) said...

I want to blow up a Twinnkie now :)

Kyle said...

I think its funny that all but one of your points were about snack food. You're obsessed...

- Sarah :-) said...

Ha ha ha - but you know you love me!!