Five Random Facts for Tuesday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  There are only 16 countries with more land area than Alaska.  And just as a reminder, Alaska is more than double the size of Texas.

2.  The state that manufactures the most guns is New Hampshire.  It’s followed by Missouri, Florida, North Carolina, and Mississippi.

3.  Harvard University was founded before calculus was invented.  Harvard was established in 1636, calculus wasn’t created until 1684.

4.  WWW is the only three-letter acronym that has three times more syllables than what it stands for.  WWW is nine syllables, “world wide web” is three.

5.  U.S. Mail was actually delivered TWICE a day, until April 17th, 1950.


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