Today’s Trivia

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In 1989, the Soviet Union traded PepsiCo seventeen submarines, a cruiser, a frigate, and a destroyer for almost $3 billion worth of Pepsi, making PepsiCo the sixth most powerful military at the time. (Source)  

 

Human fingers don’t contain muscles. The muscles that move them are in the palm and forearm (Source)

 

There exists Space Adaptation Syndrome, involving nausea and vomiting, vertigo, headaches, lethargy, and overall malaise. 45-75% of all astronauts experience it. It has always resolved within 72 hours. (Source)

 

Dr. Seuss wrote Green Eggs and Ham because his publisher bet him $50 that he couldn’t write a book using only 50 words. (Source)

 

The “ZIP” in ZIP Code is an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan, a name given because mail would not only travel more efficiently but also because the mail would comparatively zip right to your address. (Source)

 

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