Adam’s Fun Facts: Kate Upton’s Grandfather, MLB Rule, Oldest Photo Ever & More!

By Adam Alexander
What was the oldest photograph that we area aware of? What famous thing did Kate Upton’s grandfather invent? What happens if a Major League Baseball player catches a fly ball with his hat? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:

1,The oldest photograph of a president is a picture of John Quincy Adams from 1843. (Gizmodo)

2. Kate Upton’s great grandfather invented the washing machine. (Buzzfeed)

3. 20% of the land on the planet belongs to countries whose names start with “A” but 24% of the population is in countries whose names start with “I.” And just to add to the confusion, more countries start with “S” than any other letter. (Alphabet Passport)

4. M&M’s had a chance to be the candy featured in “E.T.”, but they turned it down. Reese’s Pieces jumped at the chance and saw a 65% jump in profits. (Yahoo)

5. If a Major League Baseball player catches a ball with their hat, the batter automatically gets a triple and anyone else already on base gets to score. (MLB)

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