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Snapple

Snapple is a brand of tea and juice drinks which is owned by Keurig Dr Pepper and based in Plano, Texas, United States. The company (and brand), which was originally known as Unadulterated Food Products, was founded in 1972. The brand achieved some fame due to various pop-culture references including television shows.

Snapple
TypeIced tea, juice drink, lemonade, water
ManufacturerKeurig Dr Pepper
Country of originUnited States
Introduced1972; 49 years ago (1972)
Websitewww.snapple.com

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Snapple was founded by Leonard Marsh, Hyman Golden, and Arnold Greenberg in 1972 Valley Stream, Long Island, New York. Their company, which was originally known as Unadulterated Food Products, was first conceived as a part-time venture to supply fruit juices to health food stores. Unsure if the business would succeed, Greenberg continued to run his health food store in Manhattan's East Village, while Leonard Marsh and his brother-in-law, Hyman Golden, operated a window washing business. In a 1989 interview with Crain's New York Business, Marsh admitted that when they launched the small business he knew "as much about juice as about making an atom bomb."

An early apple juice product led to the company's name, Snapple. Golden, Greenberg and Marsh had created a carbonated apple juice. One of the batches of apple juice fermented in the bottle, causing the bottle caps to fly off. The original name of that particular apple juice product, "Snapple," a portmanteau derived from the words "snappy" and "apple," became the new name for their beverage company.

The Snapple Beverage Corporation was born, beginning in the early 1980s. Snapple would not manufacture their first tea, lemon tea, until 1987.

Currently, there are many different types of Snapple: Tea (multiple flavors, such as lemon, raspberry, and peach, all of which come in original and diet), juice drinks, lemonade, and bottled water. Snapple is also bottled in the form of an aluminum can.

Snapple's brand slogan is "Made from the Best Stuff on Earth."

Snapple was known for a popular series of TV advertisements in the early 1990s featuring Wendy Kaufman (the "Snapple Lady") answering letters from Snapple fans. In an effort to counteract the Coke and Pepsi challenge commercials, Snapple began running a new line of advertisements in May 1992, which featured its trademark “made from the best stuff on earth” line in ads that spoofed earlier beer and sports drinks promotions; the ads received low marks from advertising industry observers. In addition, the company used its $15-million-a-year advertising budget to pay for a long-lived series of live radio commercials featuring controversial disk jockeys Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh. At the end of the summer of 1992, Snapple conducted a five-week search for a new advertising agency that could better convey its corporate identity in preparation for a wider national push. Later that year, Snapple also signed tennis player Jennifer Capriati to endorse its products. By August 1992, Snapple had expanded its distribution to every major city in the United States and it signed new contracts with beverage distributors. The company owned no manufacturing facilities, but instead made agreements with more than 30 bottlers across the country. In this way, Snapple was able to keep its overhead low and its payroll short. The company administration consisted of just 80 employees, 50 of whom worked out of a modest office building on Long Island.

Thomas H. Lee, an American businessperson, financier and investor of Thomas H. Lee Partners (THL) acquired Snapple Beverages in 1992 on undisclosed terms. The three founders of Snapple, Leonard Marsh, Hyman Golden and Arnold Greenberg, said they would own about one-third of the new company and be involved in its management. Hellen Berry, vice president of the Beverage Marketing Corporation, a consultant in New York, estimated that Snapple, which had been for sale for more than a year and had $100 million in sales in 1991, sold for $140 million. Only eight months after buying the company, Lee took Snapple Beverages public and in 1994, only two years after the original acquisition, Lee sold the company to the Quaker Oats Company for $1.7 billion. Lee was estimated to have made $900 million for himself and his investors from the sale. The company ran into problems and sold it to Triarc in 1997 for $300 million. Triarc sold it to Cadbury Schweppes for $1.45 billion in September 2000. It was spun off in May 2008 to its current owners.

Lawsuits

In 2009, a consumer lawsuit was brought against Snapple in California. The suit alleged the drinks contained unhealthy ingredients such as high fructose corn syrup and deceptive names on labels that lead consumers to believe that certain healthy elements are in the drinks that are not really present.

In 2010, in a lawsuit against Snapple in the federal District of New Jersey, the court certified to the FDA for an administrative determination the question whether high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) qualifies as a "natural" ingredient. In 2010, the FDA responded by letter and declined to provide the court with the requested guidance. Stating that it would take two to three years to engage in a transparent proceeding to elicit the proper public participation, the FDA again cited its limited resources and more pressing food-safety concerns.

In 2011, a New York federal court dismissed a different lawsuit accusing Snapple of misleading consumers by labeling drinks sweetened with high fructose corn syrup as "all natural." The court found that the plaintiffs had failed to show that they were injured as a result of Snapple's labeling.

After the lawsuit in May 2009, Snapple was made with sugar, not high fructose corn syrup. However, in certain areas, the older formula is still sold in stores, but this is becoming increasingly rare.[citation needed]

In October 2003, Snapple began its sponsorship of the New York City public school system (and other parcels in the area), as part of the deal to make Snapple New York City's official beverage. The company promised an $8 million per year profit for city schools if it were allowed to sell its drinks, including juice and bottled water, in school vending machines.

Snapple was able to acquire the contract in part because New York City officials did not want to encourage the consumption of sodas, which have been linked to childhood obesity and diabetes and are generally considered unhealthy. The Snapple juice drinks, specifically created to meet rules banning soda and other sugary snacks from city schools, are marketed under the "Snapple 100% Juiced!" label. The flavors available under this brand include Green Apple, Fruit Punch, Melon Berry, Grape, Orange Mango, and Strawberry Lime. Although the juice drinks are fortified with vitamins and minerals, a 16-ounce bottle contains more sugar (41 grams) than a 12-ounce can of Coca-Cola (39 grams).

Dr. Michael F. Jacobson, the executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, called the drinks "little better than vitamin-fortified sugar water." In addition, the concentrates used in the drinks, apple, grape and pear, are the least expensive and nutritious. Dr. Toni Liquori, associate professor at the Columbia Teachers College, questioned the sale of bottled water in schools, saying "If anything, we should have cold water in our schools."

The deal also gave Snapple exclusive rights to sell its tea and juice-based drinks in vending machines on all New York City properties starting in January 2004. Snapple paid the City $106 million for the rights and agreed to spend $60 million more to marketing and promotion over the length of the five-year contract.

In the early 1990s, the original label graphic on the Iced Tea flavor, a depiction of the United States historical event the Boston Tea Party, was replaced due to misinformation espoused by protest groups claiming the ships on the packaging were slave trading vessels in New York Harbor. Snapple also fell victim to a rumor that the small "K" was either a representation of the Klan, or of an imagined "Jewish Tax" (augmented by the fact that all three founders were Jewish). The "K" on the products actually meant that they were certified kosher. There were also rumors that the company donated to the controversial pro-life organization Operation Rescue.

Snapple initially tried to quell these rumors quietly, but ultimately had to launch a media campaign to squash them, pointing out it would be bad for business to support controversial issues in such a way as the rumors implied. Through a media campaign with the NAACP, Snapple successfully fought back these rumors, although occasionally they are still brought up as fact.

At 2020-Present, a secret Snapple cap is said to win you a lottery reward of $1,000,000 from the Snapple company. Snapple has yet to squash these rumors, even hinting it to be true on Twitter. It is said to be bright green in color on the inside of the cap, with the words "$1,000,000 Snapple Winner" written inside.

Snapple is well known for printing interesting numbered List of Snapple “Real Fact” facts on the inside of their bottle caps. A list of these "Real Facts" are available on the company website.

"Real Fact" #735. Each Snapple cap features a random factoid, some of which have been dismissed as misconceptions.

Disputed facts

Several of the facts on Snapple caps have been found to be outdated, incorrect or exaggerated.

Fact # Claim Reality Status
20 "Broccoli is the only vegetable that is also a flower." There are other vegetables that are also flowers, such as cauliflower and artichoke. False
23 "The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile national monument." The San Francisco Cable Cars are included in a group known as "National Historic Landmarks" rather than National Monuments which are a different designation. There are many ships that are National Historic Landmarks, as well as a few roller coasters. Exaggerated
31 "The average human will eat an average of eight spiders a year while asleep." This "statistic" is false and completely impossible, as noted by Scientific American. False
36 "A duck's quack does not echo." This was tested by Snopes and MythBusters, both of which found that a duck's quack does echo but is hard to distinguish. Exaggerated
69 "Caller ID is illegal in California." There is no law against Caller ID in the state, though there were lengthy debates about making it illegal in the early 1990s. False
77 "No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times." This myth was proven wrong by Britney Gallivan in 2002 when she managed 12 folds. In 2005, drawing on Gallivan's accomplishment, MythBusters folded a piece of paper 11 times. The piece of paper used in Mythbusters was an oversized piece of paper that was thinner than a standard 8.5"x11" (21.59 x 27.94 cm) piece of paper. The wording of "piece of paper" is also a broad statement as noted by MythBusters. False
89 "The average American walks 18,000 steps a day." It was found that the average American only walks 5,117 steps a day. Exaggerated
114 "The oldest known animal was a tortoise, which lived to be 152 years old." In June 2006 a tortoise named Harriet died at 175 years old. The oldest known animal to have lived was named Ming, a clam of the species Arctica islandica, who died at approximately 507 years old. Outdated
140 "Holland is the only country with a national dog." Holland is a region within the Netherlands, but is not technically a country in its own right. The national dog of the Netherlands is the keeshond, but other countries such as Mexico also have "national dogs". False
146 "The smallest county in America is New York County, better known as Manhattan." Manhattan is actually the second-smallest county by land area after Kalawao County, Hawaii. The smallest self-governing county belongs to Arlington County, Virginia. False
162 "The temperature of the sun can reach up to 15 million degrees Fahrenheit." The surface of the sun can reach 6,000 degrees Celsius, or about 11,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The core of the sun though can reach 15 million degrees, but in terms of Celsius not Fahrenheit. False
163 "The first penny had the motto "Mind your own business." The first pennies worldwide date back to the medieval era. The first official one-cent coin (known as a Fugio Cent) of the United States held the message "Mind Your Business". In 1793, the first one-cent coin was struck by the United States Mint. Misleading
744 "Polar bears can smell a seal from 20 miles away" According to Sea World, this distance is a much lower limit of about 1 km (0.6 miles). Exaggerated
761 "Owls are one of the only birds that can see the color blue" Birds in general have excellent color vision. Some are even able to see into the UV spectrum. False
793 "Broadway is one of the longest streets in the world. It is 150 miles long." Broadway terminates 32 miles (51.5 km) from its Manhattan origin. It continues north of Sleepy Hollow, New York, as U.S. 9 and Albany Post Road. Exaggerated
794 "Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the continental United States, and Zabriskien [sic] Point, the lowest point in the United States, are less than eighty miles apart." It is true that Mount Whitney is the highest mountain in the contiguous United States, but the lowest point is Badwater Basin in Death Valley which is 13 miles further than Zabriskie Point. In a nutshell, the lowest point is 84 miles from Mt. Whitney. Partly true
825 "Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing." The average newborn's eyeball is 16 to 18 millimeters in diameter (axial length). The infant's eyeball grows slightly to approximately 19.5 millimeters and by age 3 to 23mm. The eyeball continues to grow, gradually, to a diameter of about 24–25 millimeters in adulthood. Partly true
853 "Hawaii has its own time zone." Hawaii shares a time zone with the Aleutian Islands, though the population of the remaining islands is so small that 99.5% of people in Hawaii's time zone do live in Hawaii. Partly True
868 "Thomas Jefferson invented the coat hanger." Claims that Thomas Jefferson invented the clothes hanger are unfounded according to the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello. The modern coat hanger has been patented over 200 times in the U.S. alone since the mid-1800s. Inconclusive
889 "The original Cinderella was Egyptian and wore fur slippers." Rhodopis is considered the earliest known variant of the "Cinderella" story. In the story, Rhodopis is Greek and the slippers are consistently described as rose-gold rather than fur. While Charles Perrault's French re-telling of the story featured fur slippers, it is believed to be an urban legend that vair (fur) was mistranslated as verre (glass). False
904 "If done perfectly, any Rubik's Cube combination can be solved in 17 turns." The minimum number of turns it takes to solve a Rubik's Cube is 20 in some cases. False
907 "Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors." There is no evidence supporting the claim that dueling is legal anywhere in Paraguay. The U.S. Paraguayan consulate has in fact stated that dueling is illegal in the country. Inconclusive
921 "If you had 1 billion dollars and spent 1 thousand dollars a day, it would take you 2,749 years to spend it all." When counting leap years, it would take you 2,738 years at a thousand dollars a day to spend 1 billion dollars. Exaggerated (slightly)
975 "The letter J is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements." This was true until 2012, when element 114 was officially renamed Flerovium from its initial placeholder name ununquadium. Now both J and Q are missing from the periodic table. Outdated (formerly)
Snapple sponsors Marco Andretti's IndyCar during the 2015 season

Snapple was the official beverage sponsor of America's Got Talent from season 7 to season 9 of the NBC show. (Howard Stern, one of the judges on the show, was a spokesperson for Snapple in the 1980s.) It was replaced by Dunkin' for season 10.

In 2007, Snapple opened the Snapple Theater Center on 50th Street and Broadway in the heart of New York City's Theater District. It has two theaters, one of which is a traditional theater, the other a thrust stage which can house plays. The center also includes a 40×50 ft rehearsal space which is available for rent. The theaters are considered Off-Broadway because of their low seating capacities. The theater has since dropped the "Snapple" name and sponsorship and is purely known as "The Theater Center."

Most Snapple drinks do have a Kosher certification from the OK Kosher Agency with some exceptions which include:

  • Fruit Punch
  • Grape
  • Kiwi Lemon-lime
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Snapple
Snapple Article Talk Language Watch Edit Snapple is a brand of tea and juice drinks which is owned by Keurig Dr Pepper and based in Plano Texas United States The company and brand which was originally known as Unadulterated Food Products was founded in 1972 The brand achieved some fame due to various pop culture references including television shows SnappleTypeIced tea juice drink lemonade waterManufacturerKeurig Dr PepperCountry of originUnited StatesIntroduced1972 49 years ago 1972 Websitewww wbr snapple wbr com Contents 1 History 1 1 Lawsuits 2 Snapple and New York City schools 3 Rumors and myths 4 Real Facts 4 1 Disputed facts 5 Popular culture 6 Snapple Theater Center 7 Kosher certification 8 See also 9 References 10 External linksHistory EditSnapple was founded by Leonard Marsh Hyman Golden and Arnold Greenberg in 1972 Valley Stream Long Island New York 1 Their company which was originally known as Unadulterated Food Products was first conceived as a part time venture to supply fruit juices to health food stores 2 Unsure if the business would succeed Greenberg continued to run his health food store in Manhattan s East Village while Leonard Marsh and his brother in law Hyman Golden operated a window washing business 2 In a 1989 interview with Crain s New York Business Marsh admitted that when they launched the small business he knew as much about juice as about making an atom bomb 2 An early apple juice product led to the company s name Snapple 2 Golden Greenberg and Marsh had created a carbonated apple juice 2 One of the batches of apple juice fermented in the bottle causing the bottle caps to fly off 2 The original name of that particular apple juice product Snapple a portmanteau derived from the words snappy and apple became the new name for their beverage company The Snapple Beverage Corporation was born beginning in the early 1980s 2 3 Snapple would not manufacture their first tea lemon tea until 1987 4 Currently there are many different types of Snapple Tea multiple flavors such as lemon raspberry and peach all of which come in original and diet juice drinks lemonade and bottled water Snapple is also bottled in the form of an aluminum can 5 Snapple s brand slogan is Made from the Best Stuff on Earth Snapple was known for a popular series of TV advertisements in the early 1990s featuring Wendy Kaufman the Snapple Lady answering letters from Snapple fans 6 In an effort to counteract the Coke and Pepsi challenge commercials Snapple began running a new line of advertisements in May 1992 which featured its trademark made from the best stuff on earth line in ads that spoofed earlier beer and sports drinks promotions the ads received low marks from advertising industry observers In addition the company used its 15 million a year advertising budget to pay for a long lived series of live radio commercials featuring controversial disk jockeys Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh At the end of the summer of 1992 Snapple conducted a five week search for a new advertising agency that could better convey its corporate identity in preparation for a wider national push Later that year Snapple also signed tennis player Jennifer Capriati to endorse its products By August 1992 Snapple had expanded its distribution to every major city in the United States and it signed new contracts with beverage distributors The company owned no manufacturing facilities but instead made agreements with more than 30 bottlers across the country In this way Snapple was able to keep its overhead low and its payroll short The company administration consisted of just 80 employees 50 of whom worked out of a modest office building on Long Island 7 Thomas H Lee an American businessperson financier and investor of Thomas H Lee Partners THL acquired Snapple Beverages in 1992 on undisclosed terms The three founders of Snapple Leonard Marsh Hyman Golden and Arnold Greenberg said they would own about one third of the new company and be involved in its management Hellen Berry vice president of the Beverage Marketing Corporation a consultant in New York estimated that Snapple which had been for sale for more than a year and had 100 million in sales in 1991 sold for 140 million Only eight months after buying the company Lee took Snapple Beverages public and in 1994 only two years after the original acquisition Lee sold the company to the Quaker Oats Company for 1 7 billion 8 Lee was estimated to have made 900 million for himself and his investors from the sale The company ran into problems and sold it to Triarc in 1997 for 300 million 9 Triarc sold it to Cadbury Schweppes for 1 45 billion in September 2000 10 It was spun off in May 2008 to its current owners Lawsuits Edit In 2009 a consumer lawsuit was brought against Snapple in California The suit alleged the drinks contained unhealthy ingredients such as high fructose corn syrup and deceptive names on labels that lead consumers to believe that certain healthy elements are in the drinks that are not really present 11 In 2010 in a lawsuit against Snapple in the federal District of New Jersey the court certified to the FDA for an administrative determination the question whether high fructose corn syrup HFCS qualifies as a natural ingredient In 2010 the FDA responded by letter and declined to provide the court with the requested guidance Stating that it would take two to three years to engage in a transparent proceeding to elicit the proper public participation the FDA again cited its limited resources and more pressing food safety concerns 12 In 2011 a New York federal court dismissed a different lawsuit accusing Snapple of misleading consumers by labeling drinks sweetened with high fructose corn syrup as all natural The court found that the plaintiffs had failed to show that they were injured as a result of Snapple s labeling 13 After the lawsuit in May 2009 Snapple was made with sugar not high fructose corn syrup However in certain areas the older formula is still sold in stores but this is becoming increasingly rare citation needed Snapple and New York City schools EditIn October 2003 Snapple began its sponsorship of the New York City public school system and other parcels in the area as part of the deal to make Snapple New York City s official beverage 14 The company promised an 8 million per year profit for city schools if it were allowed to sell its drinks including juice and bottled water in school vending machines 14 Snapple was able to acquire the contract in part because New York City officials did not want to encourage the consumption of sodas which have been linked to childhood obesity and diabetes and are generally considered unhealthy The Snapple juice drinks specifically created to meet rules banning soda and other sugary snacks from city schools are marketed under the Snapple 100 Juiced label 14 The flavors available under this brand include Green Apple Fruit Punch Melon Berry Grape Orange Mango and Strawberry Lime 14 Although the juice drinks are fortified with vitamins and minerals a 16 ounce bottle contains more sugar 41 grams than a 12 ounce can of Coca Cola 39 grams 14 Dr Michael F Jacobson the executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest called the drinks little better than vitamin fortified sugar water 14 In addition the concentrates used in the drinks apple grape and pear are the least expensive and nutritious Dr Toni Liquori associate professor at the Columbia Teachers College questioned the sale of bottled water in schools saying If anything we should have cold water in our schools 14 The deal also gave Snapple exclusive rights to sell its tea and juice based drinks in vending machines on all New York City properties starting in January 2004 Snapple paid the City 106 million for the rights and agreed to spend 60 million more to marketing and promotion over the length of the five year contract 15 Rumors and myths EditIn the early 1990s the original label graphic on the Iced Tea flavor a depiction of the United States historical event the Boston Tea Party was replaced due to misinformation espoused by protest groups claiming the ships on the packaging were slave trading vessels in New York Harbor Snapple also fell victim to a rumor that the small K was either a representation of the Klan or of an imagined Jewish Tax augmented by the fact that all three founders were Jewish The K on the products actually meant that they were certified kosher There were also rumors that the company donated to the controversial pro life organization Operation Rescue Snapple initially tried to quell these rumors quietly but ultimately had to launch a media campaign to squash them pointing out it would be bad for business to support controversial issues in such a way as the rumors implied Through a media campaign with the NAACP Snapple successfully fought back these rumors although occasionally they are still brought up as fact 16 17 At 2020 Present a secret Snapple cap is said to win you a lottery reward of 1 000 000 from the Snapple company Snapple has yet to squash these rumors even hinting it to be true on Twitter It is said to be bright green in color on the inside of the cap with the words 1 000 000 Snapple Winner written inside Real Facts EditSnapple is well known for printing interesting numbered List of Snapple Real Fact facts on the inside of their bottle caps A list of these Real Facts are available on the company website 18 Real Fact 735 Each Snapple cap features a random factoid some of which have been dismissed as misconceptions 19 Disputed facts Edit Several of the facts on Snapple caps have been found to be outdated incorrect or exaggerated Fact Claim Reality Status20 Broccoli is the only vegetable that is also a flower There are other vegetables that are also flowers such as cauliflower and artichoke 20 False23 The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile national monument The San Francisco Cable Cars are included in a group known as National Historic Landmarks rather than National Monuments which are a different designation There are many ships that are National Historic Landmarks as well as a few roller coasters 21 Exaggerated31 The average human will eat an average of eight spiders a year while asleep This statistic is false and completely impossible as noted by Scientific American 22 False36 A duck s quack does not echo This was tested by Snopes and MythBusters both of which found that a duck s quack does echo but is hard to distinguish 23 Exaggerated69 Caller ID is illegal in California There is no law against Caller ID in the state though there were lengthy debates about making it illegal in the early 1990s 24 False77 No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times This myth was proven wrong by Britney Gallivan in 2002 when she managed 12 folds In 2005 drawing on Gallivan s accomplishment MythBusters folded a piece of paper 11 times The piece of paper used in Mythbusters was an oversized piece of paper that was thinner than a standard 8 5 x11 21 59 x 27 94 cm piece of paper 25 The wording of piece of paper is also a broad statement as noted by MythBusters False89 The average American walks 18 000 steps a day It was found that the average American only walks 5 117 steps a day 26 Exaggerated114 The oldest known animal was a tortoise which lived to be 152 years old In June 2006 a tortoise named Harriet died at 175 years old 27 The oldest known animal to have lived was named Ming a clam of the species Arctica islandica who died at approximately 507 years old 28 Outdated140 Holland is the only country with a national dog Holland is a region within the Netherlands but is not technically a country in its own right The national dog of the Netherlands is the keeshond but other countries such as Mexico also have national dogs 29 30 False146 The smallest county in America is New York County better known as Manhattan Manhattan is actually the second smallest county by land area after Kalawao County Hawaii The smallest self governing county belongs to Arlington County Virginia False162 The temperature of the sun can reach up to 15 million degrees Fahrenheit The surface of the sun can reach 6 000 degrees Celsius or about 11 000 degrees Fahrenheit The core of the sun though can reach 15 million degrees but in terms of Celsius not Fahrenheit 31 False163 The first penny had the motto Mind your own business The first pennies worldwide date back to the medieval era The first official one cent coin known as a Fugio Cent of the United States held the message Mind Your Business In 1793 the first one cent coin was struck by the United States Mint Misleading744 Polar bears can smell a seal from 20 miles away According to Sea World this distance is a much lower limit of about 1 km 0 6 miles Exaggerated761 Owls are one of the only birds that can see the color blue Birds in general have excellent color vision Some are even able to see into the UV spectrum False793 Broadway is one of the longest streets in the world It is 150 miles long Broadway terminates 32 miles 51 5 km from its Manhattan origin It continues north of Sleepy Hollow New York as U S 9 and Albany Post Road Exaggerated794 Mount Whitney the highest mountain in the continental United States and Zabriskien sic Point the lowest point in the United States are less than eighty miles apart It is true that Mount Whitney is the highest mountain in the contiguous United States but the lowest point is Badwater Basin in Death Valley which is 13 miles further than Zabriskie Point In a nutshell the lowest point is 84 miles from Mt Whitney 32 Partly true825 Our eyes are always the same size from birth but our nose and ears never stop growing The average newborn s eyeball is 16 to 18 millimeters in diameter axial length The infant s eyeball grows slightly to approximately 19 5 millimeters and by age 3 to 23mm The eyeball continues to grow gradually to a diameter of about 24 25 millimeters in adulthood 33 Partly true853 Hawaii has its own time zone Hawaii shares a time zone with the Aleutian Islands though the population of the remaining islands is so small that 99 5 of people in Hawaii s time zone do live in Hawaii Partly True868 Thomas Jefferson invented the coat hanger Claims that Thomas Jefferson invented the clothes hanger are unfounded according to the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello 34 The modern coat hanger has been patented over 200 times in the U S alone since the mid 1800s Inconclusive889 The original Cinderella was Egyptian and wore fur slippers Rhodopis is considered the earliest known variant of the Cinderella story 35 In the story Rhodopis is Greek and the slippers are consistently described as rose gold rather than fur While Charles Perrault s French re telling of the story featured fur slippers it is believed to be an urban legend that vair fur was mistranslated as verre glass 36 False904 If done perfectly any Rubik s Cube combination can be solved in 17 turns The minimum number of turns it takes to solve a Rubik s Cube is 20 in some cases 37 False907 Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors There is no evidence supporting the claim that dueling is legal anywhere in Paraguay The U S Paraguayan consulate has in fact stated that dueling is illegal in the country 38 Inconclusive921 If you had 1 billion dollars and spent 1 thousand dollars a day it would take you 2 749 years to spend it all When counting leap years it would take you 2 738 years at a thousand dollars a day to spend 1 billion dollars Exaggerated slightly 975 The letter J is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements This was true until 2012 when element 114 was officially renamed Flerovium from its initial placeholder name ununquadium Now both J and Q are missing from the periodic table 39 40 Outdated formerly Popular culture Edit Snapple sponsors Marco Andretti s IndyCar during the 2015 season Snapple was 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