Friday, December 29, 2006

Stuff we learned this year by BBC

The BBC has an interesting story about 100 things we learned this year including:

  • The lion costume from the film The Wizard of Oz was made from real lions.
  • The Pope sometimes wears Prada shoes.
  • Coco Chanel started the trend of getting suntans in 1923 when she accidentally got burned on a cruise.
  • A cow gives off enough methane gas in a day to fill 400 liter bottles (no more complaints about me!)
  • A polar bear would beat a lion in a fight (this sounds like the sort of research done at Moe's bar on the Simpsons)
Either way, a fun list is here:

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