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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/29/14

One of the very first items ever sold on eBay in 1995 was a broken laser pointer, for $14.83.  When the founder of eBay asked why the guy bought it, he said, quote, “I’m a [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/28/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/27/14

When Facebook first launched in 2004, you could only upload one photo.  And there was no messaging, no notifications, no wall, and no status updates. 53% of people changed their online banking password last year, [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/27/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/26/14

2013 was the first year in 26 years made up of four unique numbers.  The last time it happened was 1987. Whether or not you get hangovers has a LOT to do with your parents [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/26/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/25/14

The number of apps most people download in an average month is . . . zero.  65.5% of people with smart phones say they rarely download apps. The budget for “Dazed and Confused” was $6.9 [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/25/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/22/14

Pretty much no one starts smoking after they’re 26 years old.  Less than 1.5% of smokers in the U.S. start in their mid-20’s or later. It’s been illegal to play pinball in Oakland, California for [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/22/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/21/14

More Americans died in the Civil War than any other war we’ve fought in . . . about 625,000 men, or around 2% of the population at the time.  Of course, it kinda makes sense [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/21/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/20/14

Mussolini didn’t actually make Italy’s trains run on time.  Most of the work on improving their rail system was done before he came to power in 1922. The version of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/20/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/19/14

Billboards are banned in Vermont, and have been since 1968. Vanna White hasn’t actually flipped a letter in 17 years. In 1997, “Wheel of Fortune” changed their set so the letters were computerized, not manual [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/19/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/18/14

It would be possible to win the U.S. presidential election with just 22% of the popular vote . . . a candidate would just need to win the 39 smallest states and Washington D.C. to [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/18/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 8/15/14

The reason a zero is called “love” in tennis most likely comes from the French word for “the egg,” which is “l’oeuf” . . . since an egg looks like a zero. The Big Mac [...]

98.5 KLUC–08/15/2014

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