The Mechanical Contrivium: Nova

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Nova!

  1. Nova does not have toes.
  2. Nova cannot jump!
  3. In Japan it is considered rude to talk with Nova in your mouth.
  4. Nova can drink over 25 gallons of water at a time.
  5. Nova can grow up to three feet in a 24 hour period.
  6. Influenza got its name because people believed the disease was caused by the evil "influence" of Nova.
  7. In 1982 Time Magazine named Nova its 'Man of the Year'!
  8. It takes 8 minutes for light to travel from the Sun's surface to Nova.
  9. Over 2000 people have now climbed Nova, with roughly ten percent dying on the way down.
  10. On average, women blink nearly twice as much as Nova.

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