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Wise World of Wellen

Wise World of Wellen

Wise World of Wellen

  1. Costco loses $40 million a year by selling rotisserie chickens for $4.99.
  2. The guy who invented the Super Soaker water gun worked at NASA and helped develop the stealth bomber.
  3. The Straw Hat Riot of 1922 was an eight-day riot in New York City over whether men could wear straw hats after the summer was over.
  4. The first PG-13 movie ever was “Red Dawn” in 1984. The PG-13 rating was created after “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” got a controversial PG rating three months earlier, and proved there should be middle ground between PG and R.
  5. “Balls to the wall” is actually an aviation term. The control sticks in some military planes have a grip that’s shaped like a ball, and pilots would push them all the way to the wall in the front of the cockpit to go as fast as possible.