Posts Tagged ‘Peter Pan’

We Didn’t Start The Fire

In Amazing, History, Music, World History on November 27, 2008 at 9:01 am

Historical Timeline from 1949 to 1989:

Billy Joel

William Martin Joel, famously known as Billy Joel, is an American rock musician, songwriter and singer. He released his first hit single, Piano Man, in 1973. Recording Industry Association America labels Joel as The Sixth Best-Selling Recording Artist in the United States.

One of Billy Joel’s song in STORM FRONT album, We Didn’t Start The Fire, has been considered an essential education tool in terms of history. Each word in the song represents a clickable-historical event in the world. Check out the lyric below and hover your mouse on each word to see the hidden history behind it :

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Weird Facts (Mostly Useless)

In Lighter Sides, Trivias on October 31, 2008 at 7:36 am

  1. The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
  2. Tom Sawyer was the first novel written on a typewriter.
  3. If Texas were a country, its GNP would be the fifth largest of any country in the world.
  4. There are 1 million ants for every human in the world.
  5. Half the foods eaten throughout the world today were developed by farmers in the Andes Mountains (including potatoes, maize, sweet potatoes, squash, all varieties of beans, peanuts,manioc, papayas, strawberries, mulberries and many others). Read the rest of this entry »