Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know

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Hello, from planet Soletronus (that one was corny). Here for a second to put you on to some cool and weird stuff that I bet you just didn’t know (most likely do the fact that normal people don’t sit around thinking about this, but whatever). Being that we spit in the face of mediocrity (while giving it a noogy), you can always expect the good people of Soletron to bring you the most rare and exclusive content. Things you probably wouldn’t think about without us. But, hey, that’s what we’re here for. Now without further ado, I present to you 10 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know.

 

 

lump of gold Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court

george bush cheerleader Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

President George Bush was a cheerleader

king in a deck of cards Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades – King David; Clubs – Alexander the Great;Hearts-Charlemagne and Diamonds – Julius Caesar

 

stewardess Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

“Stewardesses” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

snail Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

A snail can sleep for three years.

lighter before match Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

bible in klingon Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

The Bible has been translated into Klingon

jiffy measure of time Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second! I’ll be there in a jiffy

nobel peace prize Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each others shoulders

tommy lee and al gore Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

Actor Tommy Lee Jones and vice-president Al Gore were freshman roommates at Harvard.

alexander graham bell Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didnt Know

 

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never phoned his wife or his mother. They were both deaf.

And if you don’t believe me, you can be a skeptic and research for yourself. Punk.

Here’s a link, while you’re being a smart ass: Weird Stuff

Weird Wednesday: 10 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know