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Less than fiſteen per cent of the people do any original
thinking on any subject. Te greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.
Luther Burbank Upbeat in Havana, Cuba! Weird Facts & Trivia - 2
Most Muppets are left-handed. (Because most Muppeteers are right-handed, so they operate the head with their favored hand.)
It costs the U.S. Mint almost twice as much to mint each penny and nickel as the coins are actually worth.
The spikes on the end of a stegosaurus’ tail are known among paleontologists as the “thagomizer” — a term coined by cartoonist Gary Larson.
Ed Castiglioni cruising Havana with Upbeat Times in style!
Cuba is a Caribbean island nation under communist rule. It has sugar- white beaches and is dotted with tobacco fields, which play a part in the production of the country’s legendary cigars. The capital, Havana, is lined with pastel houses, 1950s-era cars and Spanish-colonial archi- tecture in the 16th-century core, Old Havana. Salsa music plays in the dance clubs and cabaret shows are performed at the famed Tropicana.
Some fruit flies are ge- netically resistant to getting drunk — but only if they have an inactive version of a gene scientists have named “happy hour”.
Powerful earthquakes can permanently shorten the length of Earth’s day, by moving the spin of the
Earth’s axis. The 2011 Japan earthquake knocked 1.8 mi- croseconds off our days. The 2004 Sumatra quake cost us around 6.8 microseconds.
Barry O’Meara in Petaluma having an Upbeat Time!
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There is a glacier called “Blood Falls” in Antarctica that regularly pours out red liquid, making it look like the ice is bleeding. (It’s actually oxidised salty water.)
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