Five Random Facts at 5:00 for Monday, February 22


Here are five random facts at 5:00 for you . . .

1. Both Coke and Pepsi made special cans of soda for astronauts in the mid '80s. They look almost like cans of whipped cream.

2. "The Simpsons" has been on TV for so long that Fox once moved it to Thursday nights to compete with"The Cosby Show".

3. Someone patented the process for surgically turning an animal into a unicorn in 1982.

4. Madagascar got its name when Marco Polosailed there . . . mistakenly thought he was in Mogadishu, Somalia . . . and misspelled "Mogadishu" in his notes so badly that it looked like "Madagascar."

5. Hot dogs may've got their name because people in the 1800s suspected that sausages were stuffed with dog meat.        

(Smithsonian/Los Angeles Times/U.S. Patent Office/Lonely Planet/Wikipedia)

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Five Random Facts at 5:00 for Monday, February 22