Chet’s Randoms for 3/27/17The NHL is the only major pro sports league to lose an entire season over a strike or a lockout. The 2004-2005 season was canceled from a lockout.
Chet’s Randoms for 3/17/17The first script for "E.T." was a horror movie. Steven Spielberg decided he liked it better as a family movie . . . and that horror script was rewritten to become "Poltergeist".
Chet’s Randoms for 3/16/17The American film industry only produces the third most movies in the world. India's film industry produces the most . . . and believe it or not, NIGERIA'S film industry is second.
Chet’s Randoms for 3/15/17Neil deGrasse Tyson is now one of the most famous astrophysicists in the world. Turns out he's also a fantastic DANCER . . . and won a gold medal at a dance meet in 1985 doing Latin ballroom for the University of Texas dance team.
Chet’s Randoms for 3/14/17Pez candies get their name from the German word Pfefferminz, which means peppermint . . . since that was the original flavor.
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Chet’s Randoms for 3/10/17Bill Nye "The Science Guy" doesn't have any degrees in any of the traditional science fields . . . he graduated from Cornell University in 1977 with a degree in mechanical engineering.
Chet’s Randoms for 3/9/17Until kale salads became trendy a few years back, the biggest buyer of kale in the U.S. was . . . Pizza Hut. Not to feed to people, but to use as decoration on their salad bars.
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Chet’s Randoms for 3/3/17It's possible to overdose on Brussels sprouts. They have high levels of vitamin K, which can promote blood clotting. So if you take blood thinners and mow down several dozen Brussels sprouts, it could send you to the hospital.