Five Random Facts for Thursday

Here are some random facts for you:

1.  Thomas Edison invented an electric pen in 1876 that was later adapted to become the first tattoo machine in 1891.

2.  Before the words “automobiles” and “cars” became widespread, people called cars all sorts of other names, including road machines, motor wagons, and quadricycles.

3.  The only sound in space is a “singing” black hole that emits sound waves.

4.  The University of Alabama’s football practice fields are near a few apartment complexes, but people who live there have it in their leases that they can’t watch the practices.

5.  Scooby-Doo was originally named “Too Much” and there was talk of making him a small, feisty dog instead of a Great Dane.

(Spark Museum / Jalopnik / Gizmodo / SB Nation / Wikipedia)