On All that Information

This recent (and great) Sprint commercial served as motivation to provided addition random information below; after all, we live in an immediate information world … well, the extra info comes after the commercial; I guess that means it’s later, not now.

Robert Aurand Moon invented ZIP Codes in the 1950’s although they didn’t come into use by the Post Office until 1963;  ZIP = Zoning Improvement Plan.

Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver are credited with inventing the bar code as the US Patent #2,612,994 was issued to them on October 7, 1952.

China has 32 million more young men than young women, which is one of the prices of controlling births.

There’s a restaurant in Taipei, Taiwan called the Modern Toilet. These are must-see pics.

Here’s the gift for the hard-to-buy-for person. How about a sheet of uncut U.S. currency from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing?

Yep, elephants really do have good memories, and here’s the scoop.

Would you have guessed that body odor plays a role in mating? Well, the story from Why Files.

Once a year, the Coca-Cola Company produces Coke with a yellow cap to signify that is kosher for Passover by replacing cane sugar with high-fructose corn syrup.

Although Mount Everest is the tallest mountain above sea level, the top of Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo is the furthest point from the center of the Earth. If you’re scratching your head, think about our planet’s shape.

This rare salamander with a smiley face is a must see.

Hope you learned something; although the chances of something useful is slim.