I am excited to be bringing you the very first issue of Steven’s Facts and Random Trivia. In honor of celebrating my last day of Geometry I present to you facts and a list all about numbers. Pull up a chair, take a bit of a breather and enjoy. Look for Issue number 2 this Friday.
Any suggestions or topics you would like covered please let me know and I will see what I can do.
By The Numbers
The object in the game of Battleship is to sink all your opponents ships; The number of hits that requires is 17.
The U.S. Mint has circulated more than 390 billion coins since 1792.
Australia’s Burning Mountain is home to the World’s oldest fire, a coal seam that has been burning for 6,000 years.
7,000 tons of worn out paper currency is shredded by the U.S government ever year with a face value of $10 billion.
The last 60 years 3.000 people have climbed to the top of Mt. Everest, 200 have died there.
10% of Americans are left handed; 18% of American presidents have been.
Running for 4.5 miles, Bay Shore Blvd in Tampa, Florida is home to the world’s longest continuous sidewalk.
A 12 oz. of beer, 5 oz. of wine and a 1.5 oz. shot of vodka all contain the same amount of alcohol.
There are 4 cars and 11 light posts on a $10 bill.
A Boeing 747 Airliner is made up of 3,100,000 square parts.