Random Fact Sheet #206 – Enchanting World of Random Knowledge – 30 Facts

26Happiest marriages

Happiest marriages

The happiest marriages are those where the wife is able to calm down quickly after arguments.

27. In 2013, the ruins of a 2,300-year-old Mayan Temple in Belize, Brazil was destroyed by contractors, who wanted to use the limestone bricks for gravel to build a village road.

28. Writer Harlan Ellison was once hired to write for Disney. Roy O. Disney overheard him in the lunchroom impersonating Donald, Goofy and Mickey, joking about making an animated porno with Disney characters. After lunch, he found a pink slip on his desk. He had been fired on his very first day.

29. The Nazis tried to build a Super-weapon named the V3 cannon, with a range of 165km and the potential to hit London in 2 minutes with its 310lb armament. An installation of 25 guns was in the final stages of construction when it was destroyed by the famous RAF Dambusters.

30. The blinking light atop the Capitol Records tower spells out the word "Hollywood" in Morse code, and has done so since the building's opening in 1956.