Author Archives: Daven Hiskey

The 7-11 Double Big Gulp Holds 200% More Than the Average Adult Human’s Stomach

7-11 Big Gulp Progression

Today I found out that the 7-11 Double Big Gulp holds about twice the amount of fluid than the average adult human’s stomach. The average adult human’s stomach can hold comfortably about 32 ounces at any given time (edit: excepting we Americans who, judging from the comments, apparently can hold about 138 times that amount despite science’s official averages).  The […]

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NASA Uses the Movie Armageddon in Their Management Training Program

Michael Bay Explosion

Today I found out that NASA uses the 1998 film, Armageddon, in their management training program. It turns out, to absolutely no one’s surprise, that this is not because it’s an incredibly well thought out movie in how to stop an asteroid from hitting the earth…  No, they use it because it contains over 168 distinct things that are impossible […]

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Twilight Was Rejected Fourteen Times Before Being Accepted

twilight

Today I found out Twilight was rejected by fourteen publishers before finally getting published.  In other news, fourteen out of fifteen publishing houses have quality standards on works they accept.  Though of course, in this case at least, having no literary standards seems to have paid off for lucky number fifteen.  So good on ya to them. Boggles the mind […]

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