Whitesburg KY

Strange But True



• Scary movies like “Jaws” notwithstanding, experts claim that you are 50 times more likely to be killed by a bee than you are to be killed by a shark.

• Those who study such things say that the coolest parts of the sun are approximately 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, while the hottest spots can reach a whopping 15 million degrees.

• The popular pub pastime of darts originated in the Middle Ages as a training game for archers.

• Theodore Roosevelt was the first American president to drive an automobile, as well as the first to own one.

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Thought for the Day: “In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.” — John Adams

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