Five Random Facts for Wednesday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  Less than 1% of the world’s shipwrecks have been discovered.  There are an estimated 3 million ships currently lying on the ocean floor.

2.  The company that buys the most rice in America is Anheuser-Busch, they use it as part of their brewing process.

3.  You’re 50th cousins or closer with every single person on Earth.

4.  In South Korea, red, white, and blue-striped poles are used for barbershops and brothels.

5.  Elton John’s version of “Candle in the Wind” in memory of Princess Diana is the second-best-selling single in history, and he’s only ever performed it in public ONCE, at her funeral.  (Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” is the #1 best-selling single.)

 

(Popular Mechanics / Anheuser-Busch / YouTube / Wikipedia / Wikipedia)