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Things I learned on the way to something else June edition

Here we go again..another compendium of those little pieces of information I seem to collect while looking for something else:

* The American Chemical Society is the largest scientific  society in the world ( Leader-Telegram)

* Moscow has 79 billionaires, more than any other city(Forbes)

* 18 veterans kill themselves everyday (Newsweek)

* According to Insure.com's annual Father's Day Index--Mom's work at home is worth  $ 60,182--whereas Dad's is worth $20,248 (Los Angeles Times)

* 160,000 American teens hired in May 2012, up 100 percent from the same month in 2011 (Time)

* Henry Hill-the real life mobster that was the basis for the movie GOODFELLAS died in LA in early June 2012 (ABC Radio News)

* 26 Calories and 1 and 1/2 grams of fat in a Hershey's Kiss ( Food Network Magazine)

* The late Soul Train host, Don Cornelius, once was a police officer. He used to call Soul Train, the hippest trip in America. (Ebony)

* There are about 299 Rice Krispies in an average Rice Krispies Treat ( Mental Floss)

 

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