2016-08-21-18-32-25Rock Facts! Bueller & Madre introduced these to us as a method of staff intros this past summer. Rock facts are meant to be indisputable facts that staff know. Some of them are just fun and meaningless. Here are a few for you to enjoy. 

  1. Geology is the study of rocks
  2. Light falls off at the square of the distance (Moose)
  3. Bologna is deli meat for people with eyes (Gaston) 
  4. The average woman uses her height in lipstick every 5 years
  5. Gaston & Bueller are twins
  6. A lion’s roar can be heard from 5 miles away!
  7. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
  8. The Twitter bird actually has a name – Larry
  9. The CN Tower has 1776 steps
  10. Bubble wrap was originally intended to be used as wallpaper.
  11. Movie trailers were originally shown after the movie, which is why they were called “trailers”
  12. The expiration date on water bottles is for the bottle, not the water.
  13. The average person spends 6 months of their lifetime waiting on a red light to turn green.
  14. Hippopotamus milk is pink.
  15. If you started with $0.01 and doubled your money every day, it would take 27 days to become a millionaire.
  16. Human eyes can distinguish about 10 million different colors.
  17. Outer space is only an hours’ drive away – if your car could drive straight up
  18. Flamingos turn pink from eating shrimp
  19. Lemon and Oma are sisters
  20. Leonardo Da Vinci was the first to explain why the sky is blue.
  21. A handshake transfers more germs than a kiss.
  22. Lemons ripen after you pick them, but oranges do not.

What is your favourite rock fact of your own or someone else’s?

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