…not a song by Elton John
The Doclopedia #1,532
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About…: The Golden Worm
1: The Golden Worm is actually only about 18 inched long.
2: It’s made of gold, but also contains silver and copper.
3: The eyes are made of three perfect star sapphires.
4: Contrary to popular belief, the Golden Worm was not discovered in 1889, but in 1876. It was hidden away for 13 years.
5: The legendary “Curse of the Golden Worm” has yet to be fully dismissed.
6: There have been 15 attempts to steal it since it went on display in the National Museum of Australia.
7: Nobody is 100% sure who made it or how it ended up in a temple in Burma.
8: Regardless of the temperature around it, the Golden Worm remains between 72 and 78 degrees, Fahrenheit.
9: Estimated value of the Worm is around 2.5 million dollars, as of 1933.
10: Sometimes, very late at night, the Golden Worm changes it’s position slightly.
The Doclopedia #1,533
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About…: Rudy Aldorf
1: He has 9 children by 5 different women, but he’s only been married to two of those women.
2: When he invented the Wonder Jet Pack, he was suffering from Itchy Nose Syndrome.
3: His dog, Baker, is actually a mutant coyote.
4: He set fire to his house twice while inventing the Laser Eye.
5: He is allergic to cantaloupes and raspberries.
6: He retired for 5 years after he invented the Self Cleaning Toilet.
7: He is left footed.
8: His middle name is Oscar.
9: He was born in Idaho, not Colorado as most biographers say.
10: His latest invention is the Self Repairing Computer.