Trivia Bits for Mar 12, 2014 During the Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin quietly administered communion to himself on the moon. Aldrin, as a Presbyterian elder, was empowered to do this. However, NASA was worried enough about the separation of church and state to have Aldrin hold off …Read more. Trivia Bits for Mar 11, 2014 We have another sports polymath for you! Jackie Robinson was the first person to letter in four sports at UCLA, namely baseball, basketball, football and track. In fact, as an amateur, baseball was considered Jackie Robinson's fifth best sport; he …Read more. Trivia Bits for Mar 10, 2014 The Twilight books are set in Forks, Wash. Which is a real place. Stephenie Meyer searched online for the rainiest place in the U.S., and up came Forks. The community has done its best to cash in. Every Sept. 13, it celebrates Bella's Birthday, and …Read more. Trivia Bits for Mar 08, 2014 The TV series "Medium" came up with a unique gimmick for its 2009 Halloween episode. It used CGI to insert Allison into scenes from the black and white horror classic "Night of the Living Dead." In the show, she wakes from her dreams with …Read more.more articles
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Gary Dahl won the 18th Bulwer-Lytton contest for deliberately bad writing. He also wrote "Advertising for Dummies." But he is most famous for something entirely different: He invented the pet rock. After listening to friends complain about their real pets, he thought it'd be funny to sell pets that didn't poop, shed or do much of anything. He also included an "instruction book" full of puns. The fad didn't last long in 1975, but it lasted long enough to make him a millionaire.
Malaco sells Swedish Fish, but they're not really fish.
Previous answer: Casablanca literally means "White House."
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