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Newsletter Trivia - January 2023

  • How many pounds of confetti are dropped on NYE in Times Square? A: At least 3,000 pounds! The confetti is thrown by a team of 100 volunteers known as "confetti dispersal engineers"!
  • Where was the ski lift invented? A: The very first ski lift was a simple rope tow powered by a Ford Model T engine in Woodstock, Vermont! The J-bar, a more user-friendly version, was also invented in Vermont at Bromley Mountain.
  • What is the snowiest city in the world? A: The snowiest city in the world is Aomori City, Japan, which averages 26 feet of snow a year! By comparison, the snowiest city in the US is Syracuse, New York, which averages just under 11 feet of snow a year!

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