Tag Archives: I didn’t know this yesterday

I didn’t know this yesterday

“Even if you put the Chrysler Building on top of the Empire State Building, that still wouldn’t equal its height.”

I didn’t know this yesterday

“The dirty secret of the Billboard classical charts is that album sales figures are so low, the charts are almost meaningless. Sales of 200 or 300 units are enough to land an album in the top 10.”

Someone once quoted me a remarkably low number of book sales required to get on the NY Times Bestseller list. I have no way of knowing if it’s even close, so I won’t repeat it, but it’s mildly depressing.

(Via Marginal Revolution)

I didn’t know this yesterday

Swine flu has been spread primarily through bear-hugging and missionary-style sex.

I didn’t know this yesterday

Argentina is nearly the size of India, but with less than one-thirtieth India’s population.

I didn’t know this yesterday

Ari Fleischer owns a sports communications firm. It’s called Ari Fleischer Communications. He is keeping us from having a college football playoff.

I didn’t know this yesterday

Who’s hotter, Rafa or Roger? The answer could determine who wins their next match.

I didn’t know this yesterday

At the real estate office down my block, there are 1 bedroom apartments listed for more than “an unnamed Canadian company” paid to buy an 80,000+ seat building that has housed an NFL and NBA team, the pope, a Super Bowl, and Wrestlemania III. This is the recession. This, my friends, is Detroit.