Three Useless Things You Probably Didn’t Know

So it happened again. You were caught at a work party without some interesting facts to break the ice. Well fear not! Here are three completely useless, but totally real facts that you can share with Martha from accounting. Maybe it will keep her from talking about her kids… for two minutes.

It costs 8¢ to make a nickel.

Ok, sure. You’ve probably heard that it costs two cents to make a penny – it’s actually 1.8¢, but who’s counting? But did you know that making one nickel costs 8¢? You may think that’s outrageous… and it kind of is… but given the fact coins will be used for years and years, it’s actually not too bad. But in all seriousness, can we get rid of the penny already?

Donald Trump has a daughter named Tiffany who dropped a single in 2011

It’s a fact. Daughter of Marla Maples, Tiffany Trump released “Like A Bird (feat. Sprite & Logic)“, which without listening, we can only assume is a can of soda and a synthesizer.

4.You can have several dreams in one night

Yep that’s right. Ever wake up and try to remember a dream only to recall sparse details that make little sense? Maybe you’re just mixing them up!

According to researchers, we dream in 90 minute cycles. Accorrding to WebMD:

The first dream of the night is about 5 minutes long and the last dream you have before awakening can be 45 minutes to an hour long.” It is estimated that most people have more than 100,000 dreams in a lifetime.

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