Five Random Facts for Monday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  The world’s population is expected to start shrinking in about 45 years.

2.  Mike and Ike aren’t real people, they’re imaginary food characters, like Mr. Peanut or Betty Crocker.

3.  The working title for “E.T.” was “A Boy’s Life”.

4.  SEAL Team Six got its name to confuse the Soviet Union.  There were only two Navy SEAL teams when it was established in 1979, but the Pentagon wanted Soviet intelligence to think there were more.

5.  People started celebrating Thanksgiving in Canada in 1578, 43 years before the Pilgrims started celebrating it in America.


(Science Daily / Mental Floss / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / Toronto Star)