#1- Money isn’t really made out of paper. It’s actually made out of cotton.

#2- One of the most mispronounced words in the world is ‘aluminum’. (Ah-Loo-MY-Num)

#3- Actor Warren Beatty and actress Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister.

#4- The Daniel Craig James Bond movie, “Casino Royale” holds the world record for the most times that a car flipped over during a cinematic crash sequence.

#5- While originally plotting out “Savage Moon”, the idea of having all of the wolves in Cyrus’ wolf pack mentally connected and acting as one single unit came from the old black and white version of “Village Of The Damned”. I just happened to have it on in the background while I was taking notes.

#6- Charlie Chaplin once secretly entered himself into a Charlie Chaplin look-a-like contest. He came in third. (LOL!)

#7- There were 315 misspelled entries in Webster’s 1996 Dictionary.

#8- Actress Bonnie Bedelia (The wife from the original ‘Die Hard’ movie) has a few famous nephews in the biz! Rory, Kieran, and Macaulay Culkin!

#9- The number ’57’ on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.

#10- In Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more than 100 years before either moon was discovered by modern day science.

Published March 1, 2013

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