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10 Simple Weekend Facts

October 27th, 2007 by Moti Karmona | מוטי קרמונה · 3 Comments

Terminator - I’ll be baaaack!

10 Simple Facts I have learned during the last weekend

(P.S. I had ’11 Simple Facts’ but I thought rounding will be better)

  1. Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do (this is nice)
  2. My Google trends experiment failed miserably (pritney spears scrum’ doesn’t count ;-)
  3. The electric chair was invented by a dentist (I knew it)
  4. 7 out of 10 IT projects “fail” in some respect (3 out of 10 is enough?)
  5. I run 2 km in 10 minutes (*2 world record)
  6. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words (Ironic?)
  7. All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20 (…)
  8. In a study of 200,000 ostriches, over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand…
  9. I tried to contribute to wikipedia during the weekend and my contributions were removed automatically by the Wikipedia bot (/admins) due to spam, self promotion and notability violations??? (a.k.a. ‘criteria for speedy deletion’)
  10. In Chinese the words for crisis and opportunity are the same (Wikipedia, “I’ll be baaaack!”)

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1  Pasha Bitz // Oct 28, 2007 at 10:37 am

    Failed?? I don’t think so. Try googling ‘ninja turtles scrum’

  • 2  Roufa Tav Gosou & Mimi Lass // Nov 7, 2007 at 2:42 am

    C’mon, give us the 11th. Do you suffer entekatophobia?

    There is actually a greek blog that posts lists of eleven items. (http://enteka.blogspot.com). You can steal the idea! You didn’t hear it from us.

  • 3  Moti Karmona // Jan 6, 2008 at 3:37 am

    Pasha, try googling: “Failed?? I don’t think so. Try googling” ;-)

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