Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 30

Trivia

1. How long can a cockroach live without its head?
2. Every episode of Seinfeld includes an image or reference to whom?
3. The first interracial kiss on American network television happened on what show?
4. Even thought the first telephone was installed in the White House in 1877, which president took office in 1923 and refused to use it?

Quotes

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.”
Carl Sagan

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Corny Jokes

Did you hear the one about the crow and the telephone pole? He wanted to make a long distance caw.

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Dwayne.
Dwayne who?
Dwayne the bathtub, It’s overflowing!

Q: What’s the slipperiest country?
A: Greece!

If you don’t know everything…

Hard work! The honeybee has to travel an average of 43,000 miles to collect enough nectar to make a pound of honey!

We’re speeding! The next time you’re standing still, consider this fact. Our entire local group of galaxies is moving at about one million miles per hour toward another galaxy group called the Virgo Cluster.

Long trip. Your blood takes a very long trip through your body. If you could stretch out all of a human’s blood vessels, they would be about 60,000 miles long. That’s enough to go around the world twice.

No land? The Sargasso Sea is a region in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Surrounded by ocean currents, it is the only sea on Earth which has no coastline. It is bounded on the west by the Gulf Stream; on the north, by the North Atlantic Current; on the east, by the Canary Current; and on the south, by the North Atlantic Equatorial Current.

Heart doc. Dr. Daniel Hale Williams was one of the first physicians to perform open-heart surgery in the United States. In 1881, Dr. Williams, a black man, opened Provident Hospital, the first medical facility to have an interracial staff.

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