At times I like to delve into finding interesting tidbits about people, places and things. Nothing is quite as exciting for me as when I come across information that makes me step back and say, “Well I’ll be!”
So, I thought you might enjoy these funny facts and fear video to read and view over the weekend.
1. The U.S. Government spent $1.1 million dollars on puppets from 2009 to 2013
2. Christmas was illegal in the United States until 1836 because it was considered a Pagan Holiday
3. America’s first slave owner was a Black man
4. Largest religious affiliation after Christianity in U.S. is Judaism
5. U.S. Government poisoned Alcohol during Prohibition in 20s and 30s
6. 58.4% have called into work sick when we weren’t
7. In Oklahoma, it’s illegal to take a bite out of another person’s hamburger.
8. High Heels were worn by men first
9. Every tweet Americans send is archive by the Library of Congress
10. There are more Facebook users from the U.S. than U.S. citizens who voted in the last election
11. In 2010 General Electrical made over $5.1 Billion in profits but paid no taxes in the U.S.
12. Americans flags made in China are banned in the U.S. Military
13. The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the world
14. Bibliomancy is the practice by some people of opening the Bible at random to be guided by whatever verse they see first.
15. Swearing on the Bible is forbidden by the Bible
16. When Menelik II, emperor of Ethiopia, felt unwell, he would eat a few pages of the Bible.
17. There are approximately 41,000 Christian denominations and organizations in the world
18. Early Christians were called “atheists” by Romans as they didn’t pay tribute to pagan gods.
19. Jesus is mentioned more times in the Quran than Muhammad
20. There’s an empty place next to Muhammad’s Tomb reserved for Jesus
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And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. Matthew 24:6