Five Random Facts for Tuesday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  The computer power needed to create each Bitcoin consumes at least as much electricity as the average American household burns through in two years.

2.  Microsoft wasn’t originally in Washington state.  It was founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1975 and moved to Bellevue, Washington in 1979.

3.  The only IHOP location that serves real maple syrup is the one in South Burlington, Vermont.  Every other location only serves artificially flavored syrup.

4.  Denmark has the oldest flag in the world, they’ve been using the same one since 1219.

5.  Only one country in Europe still has the death penalty, Belarus.     

(New York Times / Microsoft / New York Times / The Dockyards / Wikipedia)