This quiz should be no problem if you remember the old McDonald's commercials. Or, I guess, if you’re a fast food addict (but let’s hope for your sake that’s not true). Simply name the seven ingredients that make up a Big Mac, as told by McDonald's.
With the failure of the junk shot and top kill, it's clear that the only solution left for the oil spill is to call on Captain Planet. Since that isn't a real option (as much as my seven-year-old self would like to believe it is), we can at least celebrate the Earth's superhero with a quiz. See how much you remember about the classic Captain Planet and the Planeteers cartoon.
As someone with a hard-to-spell last name, I know the frustration of trying to enunciate letters over the phone. Luckily, the International Civil Aviation Organization doesn't have that problem thanks to their phoenetic alphabet that uses unique words to represent each letter. In place since 1973, the alphabet allows them to clearly spell out letters to all English speakers. You've heard it in military movies (alfa delta niner niner = AD99), now see if you can spell out the entire alphabet in 3 minutes.
The delegates who attended the Constitutional Convention spent much of their time getting drunk. One surviving document is a bill for a party on September 15th, 1787, two days before the signing of the Constitution. Items on the bill were: 54 bottles of Madeira, 60 bottles of Claret, 8 bottles of whiskey, 8 bottles of cider, 12 bottles of beer, and 7 bowls of alcoholic punch. All of this for only 55 people.
The largest living organism ever found has been discovered in an ancient American forest in eastern Oregon.
Officially known as Armillaria solidipes, or the honey mushroom, the fungus is 3.5 miles square miles and takes up 1,665 football fields.
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)