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Words of Wisdom

"Time is what we want most, but what we use the worst."
~William Penn

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Did you know... 6/7/2011

Did you know...

* The Soviet Union was the first country to have a spacecraft on the moon – not the Unites States. In 1959, Luna 2 was the first craft to crash-land on the moon. In February, 1966, Luna 9 was the first soft-landed craft on the moon which relayed back pictures. Four months later, the United States landed its first craft on the moon (Surveyor I).
* Al Capone’s older brother was a policeman in Nebraska.
* In China, the brides wear Red!
* There are more dogs in Paris than people.
* The pupils in a goats eyes are rectangular.
* The phrase “Beam me up, Scotty” was never actually spoken in any Star Trek television episode or film.
* Until the 1800s, Turkish women suspected of cheating were tied in a sack with cats and thrown into the ocean.

and so it goes...

Today's Trivia
Question : It took three different actors to portray Darth Vader! Can you name them?

Answer : James Earl Jones - Voice
David Prowse - Body
Sebastian Shaw - Face

posted by Theo ~ 6.7.2011

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