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The dirty side of Tatooine?

Concerned that his Jedi robes looked much too neat and clean, Alec Guinness rolled around in the Tunisian desert before shooting the first Star Wars Tatooine scene. (fyi, my sources for these fun facts come from all over the web. … Continue reading

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Champagne and breasts?

Did you know that the shallow champagne glass originated with Marie Antoinette? Yep. It was first formed from wax molds made of her breasts. Not sure I really wanted to know that. (fyi, my sources for these fun facts come … Continue reading

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Where did the honeymoon originate?

Picture Babylon, 4,000 years ago. Back then, it was the accepted practice that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. In case you didn’t know, mead is … Continue reading

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I have to do what?

An interesting Rhode Island law: A person has to make a loud noise before passing a car on the left. Um, what kind of noise is what I want to know. (fyi, my sources for these fun facts come from … Continue reading

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A year is shorter than a day?

One day on the planet Mercury is two times as long as its year. Why? Mercury rotates really slowly but revolves around the sun in just under 88 days. So then how often would a person celebrate their birthday on … Continue reading

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