Today’s Trivia

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When challenged to prove her claims, a proponent of Breatharianism (living without food or fluid of any sort) lasted four days before suffering acute dehydration. (source)

 

In 2008, Warner Music Group was collecting over $5,000 a day ($2 million a year) in royalties for public usage of the “Happy Birthday” song. They have been known to charge up to $10,000 for usage of the song in film. This is also why restaurants have their own birthday songs when you visit. (source)

 

Between 1885 and 1887 Alfred Barnard visited every working whisk(e)y distillery in Great Britain and Ireland. He went on to publish a 500 page book: “The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom,” one of the definitive texts on whisky. Two years later did the same thing for breweries. (source)

 

A software company buried a $1000 prize deep within its Terms Of Service just to see if anyone reads them. It took 5 months and 3000 sales for someone to respond. (source)

 

Dogs have 13 different blood types and can contain different combinations of each. Their first transfusion is considered a “freebie” and doesn’t have to match their specific blood type. (source)

 

Dolly Parton once entered a Dolly Parton lookalike contest – and lost to a man. (source)

 

 


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