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