Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Lifetime meals

If you have breakfast, lunch, and dinner for 95 years, you had a total of 104,025 meals in your life.

Live to 3 billion seconds

If you can live until 95 years old, you will have lived for almost three billion seconds.

75 minute symphony

If a composer writes a symphony that is 75 minutes long, that is equal to 25 songs at three minutes in length.

Work to a million dollars

If you earn $15,000 a year, it would take you almost 67 years to earn a million dollars. If you earn $30,000 a year, it would take only 34 years.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Walk for 90 years

If you walk one mile a day for 90 years, you would have walked 32,850 miles. If you drove that distance in a car going at 60 mph, it would take you 547.5 hours or almost 23 days.

420 runs

If a team in Twenty20 cricket scored a boundary four for every ball thrown in 20 overs, they would score 480 runs.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

412 letters from U.S. states

The total amount of letters from all 50 U.S. states is 412.

No states with Q

The letter Q is the only letter that does not appear in any U.S. state name.

One syllable state

Maine is the only U.S. state name that is just one syllable.

All in the Family - trivia 32

1) In the episode "Fire", where does the fire start?

a) bedroom
b) bathroom
c) kitchen

2) How much does Archie get from his fire insurance policy for the fire?

a) $500
b) $1,000
c) $1,500

Check comments for the answers.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Hours of commercials

On average you probably see approximately seven minutes of commercials for every 30 minutes of TV shows.

If you watch TV eight hours a day for 80 years, you have seen 54,506 hours of commercials.

Pounds of sugar eaten

If you have 80 grams a day of sugar, after 80 years you had 2,336,000 grams of sugar. This is over 5,000 pounds of sugar.

Calories a second

If you take in 2,000 calories a day, this comes to an average of 43.2 calories a second.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Drive across the Universe

The diameter of the observable Universe is currently estimated to be 93 billion light years. This is approximately 558,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (558 sextillion miles).

If you were able to drive across the Universe in a car at an average speed of 60 mph, you would need approximately 1,061,643,835,616,438,356 years (1 quintillion years).

Universe age in minutes

The age of the Universe is approximately 13.7 billion years old. This would make the Universe approximately 7,200,720,000,000,000 minutes old (7 quadrillion minutes).

Millions of seconds

There are 86,400 seconds every 24 hours. Every 30 days that adds up to 2,592,000 seconds that have gone by.

Numbers 1-10 and 1-20

The numbers 1-10 add up to 55. The number 1-20 add up to 210.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

All in the Family - trivia 31

1) In the episode "Edith's Accident", where does Edith have an accident?

a) grocery store
b) the house
c) the mall

2) What is the item that causes damage?

a) prunes
b) cling peaches in heavy syrup
c) ice cream

Check comments for the answers.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Tweet away

If you tweet seven messages per day on average, after 20 years you tweeted 51,100 messages.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

All in the Family - trivia 30

1) In the episode "Edith Writes a Song", what happens when everyone arrives home?

a) they are greeted by burglars
b) the house is empty
c) the door is open

2) Does Edith sing her song?

a) yes
b) no

Check comments for the answers.

All in the Family - trivia 29

1) In the episode "Archie and the Lock-up", who goes to jail?

a) Archie
b) Mike
c) Lionel

2) What nationality is the police sergeant?

a) Polish
b) Jewish
c) Italian

Check comments for the answers.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Amazing size star

The largest known star is NML Cygni. It is approximately 1,426,260,000 miles in diameter.

This is equal to 7,530,652,800,000 feet (7 trillion feet) or 90,367,833,600,000 inches (90 trillion inches).