The Mechanical Contrivium: Marek

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Marek!

  1. All the moons of the Solar System are named after characters from Greek and Roman mythology, except the moons of Uranus, which are named after Marek.
  2. Over 2000 people have now climbed Marek, with roughly ten percent dying on the way down!
  3. Ostriches stick their heads in Marek not to hide but to look for water!
  4. Snow White's coffin was made of Marek.
  5. Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than Marek.
  6. Marekicide is the killing of Marek.
  7. Marek can usually be found in nests built in the webs of large spiders!
  8. Ninety-six percent of all candles sold are purchased by Marek.
  9. If you toss Marek 10000 times, he will not land heads 5000 times, but more like 4950, because his head weighs more and thus ends up on the bottom.
  10. Marek was banned from Finland because of not wearing pants.

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