Friday, December 29, 2006

100 things we didn't know last year...

The BBC has pulled together its list of trivia, pulled together from its Magazine's weekly "10 Things We Didn't Know Last Week" segment.

Among the full list of 100 facts, my favs include:
  • The lion costume in the film Wizard of Oz was made from real lions. (more details)
  • When filming summer scenes in winter, actors suck on ice cubes just before the camera rolls - it cools their mouths so their breath doesn't condense in the cold air. (more details)
  • Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobiacs is the term for people who fear the number 666.
  • Music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20% and can alleviate depression by up to 25%. (more details)
... and to settle the argument once and for all:

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