YES OR B.S.

  • The name for the shape of Pringles is called a Hyperbolic Paraboloid. (Yes)
  • There is a McDonald's in every continent except Antarctica. (Yes)
  • President Teddy Roosevelt began a sports tradition by throwing out the first baseball of the season. (B.S., it was his successor, William Howard Taft)
  • Elephants sleep 10 hours a day. (B.S., our trunked friends only sleep 2 hours a day)
  • It took the creator of the Rubik's Cube, Erno Rubik, three days to solve the cube after he created it. (B.S. - it actually took him a month!)
  • A duel between three people is actually called a truel. (Yes)
  • Gonzales is the most common Spanish surname. (B.S., it's Garcia)
  • A rhinoceros has three toes on each foot. (Yes)
  • If you are having a "Maillard Reaction," you have poison ivy. (B.S. - you are toasting a piece of bread)
  • Almonds are part of the Peach family. (Yes)
  • The first movie to have a $100 Million budget was Forest Gump in 1994. (B.S. - It was True Lies with Schwarzenegger from that same year)
  • Pinball was not legal in Chicago until 1976. (Yes)
  • As of May, 2019 Myspace.com still gets about 8 Million hits per month. (Yes)
  • President Dwight D. Eisenhower wrote a column for London's Sunday Times. (B.S. it was Richard Nixon)
  • On Mars, Sunsets are red. (B.S. - actually they're blue)
  • George Clooney did the voice for ‘Sparky' - a gay dog in South Park. (Yes)
  • Gold is the official mineral of Alaska. (Yes, where discovery of the precious mineral in the Yukon in 1898 triggered a gold rush)
  • The 1962 Chicago White Sox hold the major league record for the greatest number of losses in a single season. (B.S., it was the 1962 New York Mets, with 120 losses)
  • No organ in your body has more fat than your brain. (Yes - it's about 60% fat)
  • Both Nicholas Cage and Michael Jackson were married to the same woman. (Yes - Elvis Presley's daughter, Lisa Marie Presley)
  • In 2014, a missing woman on a vacation in Iceland was found when it was discovered that she was in the search party looking for herself. (Yes)
  • The television was invented only two years after the invention of sliced bread. (Yes)
  • If you have chromophobia, you have a fear of colors. (Yes)
  • The average yawn lasts an estimated 6 seconds. (Yes)
  • Actress Uma Thurman is named after the Hindu goddess Uma. (Yes)
  • The are seven servicemen shown in the famous Iwo Jima flag-raising photograph? (B.S., there were six -- 5 Marines and 1 Navy Corpsman)
  • Only 25% of the U.S. population can roll their tongue. (Yes)

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