Joplin, MO Real Estate News

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 85 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. The Inuit cleaned themselves in steam baths made by urinating on hot rocks in enclosed tents. In parts of India and East Africa where water is scarce or polluted, people still bathe in cow urine.  The last one for today is: Adults dream off and on, for a total of about an hour and half to three hours every night.  If that’s true I don’t remember any dream but maybe for once or twice a year.  Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 84 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. Reindeer eyes change color between summer and winter to adapt to the widely varying levels of light in the high north.  The reflection from reindeer eyes is yellow-green in summer. The blue color during the darkest months of the year helps scatter more incoming light and results in better vision.  The last one for today is:  In America, someone attempts suicide once every minute, and someone completes a suicide once every 17 minutes. Throughout the world, approximately 2,000 people kill themselves each day. Now go out and tell the world of you...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
    Trivia number 83 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. The consumption of mushrooms was recorded in Chinese historical documents more than 3,000 years ago. In 1996, China produced 600,000 tons of mushrooms, making it the world’s leading producer, and it has 60% of the world’s mushroom varieties.  The last one for today is: All bears are good swimmers, but the polar bear is the most efficient swimmer. It can swim up to 4-6 mph (6-10 km/hr) for 100 miles (161 km). One polar bear swam 200 miles without stopping. Polar bears can also swim very well under water. Now go out and tell the world of your...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 82 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. President James Garfield could write Latin with one hand and Greek with the other hand simultaneously.  The last one for today is: President George Washington didn’t have enough money to get to his own inauguration so he had to borrow $600 from his neighbor. Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows you may learn something along the way and some of the words...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 81 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. The first feature film created solely with Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) was Toy Story (1995). Over 800,000 hours of mathematical equations went into the film, which works out to more than a week of computer time for every second on the screen. Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows you may learn something along the way and some of the words may even b...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 80 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today.  I have not researched it in any way so it may or may not be true, regardless it is interesting. Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses.  Your nose and ears never stop growing.  The last one for today is: Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows you may learn something alon...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 79 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today.  I have not researched it in any way so it may or may not be true, regardless it is interesting. Not only does the government tell us we have to pay them a percentage for every dollar we make they also own 1/3 of all the land in the US.  It is reported the only first lady to carry a weapon was Eleanor Roosevelt and it was a revolver.  The last one for today is: Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.  I guess that’s why I’m bald.  Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder w...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 78 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today.  I have not researched it in any way so it may or may not be true, regardless it is interesting. Percentage of Americans who say that God has spoken to them: 36.  Percentage of men who say they are happier after their divorce or separation: 58.  That’s compared to 85% for women.  Apparently that makes everyone happy.  Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who know...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 77 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today.  I have not researched it in any way so it may or may not be true, regardless it is interesting. Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28.  Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38.  I found that one interesting now the last one for today is: Estimated percentage of American adults who go on a diet each year: 44 Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  W...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 76 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today.  I have not researched it in any way so it may or may not be true, regardless it is interesting. It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.   City with the most Rolls Royce per capita: Hong Kong.  The last one for today is: State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows you may le...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 75 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. Coca-cola was originally green.  The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.  The last one for today is: There are more collect calls on Father's Day than any other day of the year Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows you may learn something along the way and some of the words may even bring a smile to your face.   Wise Custom Realty is hiring brokers in Okla...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 74 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. The original Winnie the Pooh was a real live bear found outside of Winnipeg, Canada, hence the name Winnie.  Francis Bacon died in his attempt to find a better way to serve food. He caught a case of pneumonia while attempting to stuff a chicken with snow. Ironically, the chicken survived the ordeal.  Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows you may learn so...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 73   I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. Every day, eight trillion gallons of water pour out of the mouth of the Amazon River into the Atlantic Ocean.  Lake Baikal in Russia is the deepest lake in the world, and holds as much water as all the five Great Lakes of the U.S. combined!  The last one for today is: Australia is the only continent on earth without an active volcano. Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the li...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 72   I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. Almost two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water. If the earth were flat, water would cover everything in a layer two miles deep!  Water is the only substance on earth that is lighter as a solid than a liquid.  The last one for today is: The Amazon rain forest supplies one-fifth of the world’s oxygen! Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows yo...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 71   I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. Once in England, because of a water spout, it rained frogs!  The average person will spend 4 years of their life on the toilet! Better stock up on TP!  The letter Z is only used in words more that five letters when two vowels are present. Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows you may learn something along the way and some of the words may even bring a ...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 70 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. Sharon Stone was the first Star Search spokes model.  The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.  The last one for today is: The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from public libraries. Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the wonderful world of Wordsmith.  Click on the link below.  Who knows you may learn something along the way and some of the words may even bring...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 69 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. Sherlock Holmes NEVER said, "Elementary, my dear Watson." For that matter, Sherlock Holmes never existed in the first place. But the address where he supposedly lived, 221B Baker Street, still gets a lot of fan mail. I am told that there is a desk there that has the sign "Secretary to Mr. Holmes".  An old law in Bellingham, Wash., made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing. (?!)  The last for today is:  Birds have the right of way on all Utah highways. Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
    Trivia number 68 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to digest a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with. (Mmm, diet food.)   Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest. The last one for today is: In Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more than one hundred years before either moon was discovered.  Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people w...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 67 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. The first product Motorola developed was a record player for automobiles. At that time the most known player on the market was the Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.  By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand. One should carry a stout pole while travelling in quicksand country...when placed under one's back, it helps one to float out of the quicksand.  The last one for today is: Casey Kasem is the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo  Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Trivia number 66 I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today. If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.  The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springstein's 'Born in the USA.'  The last one for today is: The mask used by Michael Myers in the original Halloween was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.  Now go out and tell the world of your new found knowledge.  Smile it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.  Join us tomorrow for another journey into the won...
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