Rocky Random Facts for 9/8

1.  Exposure to platinum can turn snails into their evolutionary descendants, the slug.

2.  All the insects in the world combined weigh 300 times more than all the people combined.

3.  It takes more than 52 gallons of water to make a latte.  It’s because you have to factor in the water it takes to produce the coffee, milk, sugar, and the material for the cup, sleeve, and lid.

4.  The sound of most toilet flushes is in the key of E flat.

5.  A McDonald’s Quarter Pounder patty STARTS at 4.25 ounces, which is slightly over a quarter of a pound, but it’s only three ounces when it’s done cooking.

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