Quiz: Can You Identify All These Historical Objects?

What IS that thing??  95% of Americans can’t name all these historical objects.  Humans have always been innovating – for literally thousands of years.

See how many you can name at topixoffbeat.com: Quiz: Can You Identify All These Historical Objects?

25 Things You Might Not Know About ‘The Shining’

BY MEREDITH DANKO

NOVEMBER 6, 2015

1. Director Stanley Kubrick had an interest in horror well before he made The Shining.  

3. Kubrick didn’t even read a screenplay that Stephen King wrote…

mentalfloss.com: 25 Things You Might Not Know About The Shining

Also see the famous fan site run by Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich  “Ephemera Related to Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece of Modern Horror, The Shining’

 

 

11 Facts You Might Not Know About Christmas Trees

From contentious early history to new scientific experiments, these facts will help you see this holiday fixture anew.

mentalfloss.com: 11 Facts You Might Not Know About Christmas Trees

 

And another fact not included in the 11 Facts from mentalfloss.com

30 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About the World

What is the only food that never expires?

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If a shark flips upside down it will cause the shark to what?

 

Leonardo da Vinci invented what cutting tool?

Who is the largest toy distributor in the world?

 

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