How Many Ways Can You Tie a Tie? RIF 87

It is possible to win a game of chess in just two moves A reservoir of water was discovered 400 miles beneath the Earth's surface that contains three times as much water as all the oceans put together

The number of Crayola colours available doubles every 28 years During the California gold rush, water cost more than gold Charles Darwin's last book was called The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms When he enlisted in the army, J R

R Tolkien's son Michael put down his father's profession as 'Wizard' If Bill Gates gave his entire fortune to the US government, it would only cover the national deficit for 15 days 1 in 10 Icelanders will publish a book at some time in their life Paganini was the fastest violinist ever

He was recorded playing 12 notes per second Spraying dirty clothes with vodka makes them smell better because vodka kills the odor-causing bacteria The world's oldest rose bush is 1,000 years old The hairy frog, often called the “Horror Frog” has a unique defence system When threatened it breaks bones in its toes and forces them through its skin to create claws

The Lord of the Rings holds the record for the greatest number of false feet used in a single movie: 60,000 There are currently 1,397 known asteroids capable of causing 'major devastation' if they hit the Earth There are 177,147 ways to tie a tie A group of hackers once took down Papa John's website because their pizza was late

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