Posted April 1, 2007 There are 1,929,770,126,028,800 possible color combinations on a Rubik's Cube. Gandhi once wrote an open letter to the British people urging them to surrender to the Nazis and to accept whatever fate Hitler had in store for them. NASA countdowns start 43 hours before launch. A recent survey of executives concluded that 91% consider a sense of humor important to career advancement. The area code for Antartica is 672. Forty-eight percent of Americans think aliens have visited Earth. Elvis Presley made only one television commercial, for Southern Maid Doughnuts, in 1954. The original Guinness Brewery in Dublin, Ireland has a 6,000-year lease. Only 2% of Americans say they're in a good mood every day. Ulysses S. Grant was once fined $20 for speeding. On his horse. The hole in a ship's bow for a rope, like the ones used to secure an anchor, to pass through is called a "hawsehole." New Jersey is the only state where all its counties are classified as metropolitan areas. April is "National Humor Month." In France, it's legal to marry a dead person. Before 1900, boxing matches lasted all day and sometimes went as long as 100 rounds. The "you are here" arrow on maps is called an "ideo locator." According to the FDA, a cup of orange juice may contain 10 fruit fly eggs, but only two maggots. On Venus, a day lasts 5,832 hours. George Washington was deathly afraid of being buried alive. Crayola is a French word that means "oily chalk." Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Like what you are reading? Please help us by sharing this content.