Mike Gordon

June 6, 2014

Some New Factoids.

• Horse travel was invented in 1802
• Towels have a Pyle direction like rugs but it’s swirled
• Progressive lenses actually see inward on the left side
• Mucus is sour
• Fiddlehead ferns spiral both ways
• Wing nuts were invented by an Ethiopian
• Fallopian was discovered in the Philippines
• Indie pop was invented in the Czech Republic in 1676
• 2011’s SAT test questions had a pink floyd code embedded
• In Leonardo DaVinci’s  “Tom Girl Retrospectus” he exactly described websites, including URLs and favicons, over 500 years in advance