Five Random Facts for Wednesday

Here are some random facts for you . . .

  1. Champagne corks kill around 24 people a year . . . meaning they cause more death than sharks.
  2. “Aladdin 2: The Return of Jafar” was Disney’s first direct-to-video sequel.  It became one of the top 15 best selling videos of all time, so they started making direct-to-video sequels for pretty much all their movies.
  3. Michael was either the most popular name for boys in America or the second-most popular from 1954 to 2008.
  4. The term “trick-or-treat” is from Canada.  The first time in recorded history it was ever used was in a newspaper in Blackie, Alberta in 1927.
  5. Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller has a patent for a hot tub . . . with jets strategically placed to stimulate the ladies underwater.  It’s never been manufactured, but he has a prototype . . . in his house.    

(Daily Cal / Wikipedia / SSA / Deseret News / Google Patents)

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