Friday, January 24, 2014


A Rubik's cube can be solved in 26 moves or less 

26 is the number of bones in the foot and ankle

In the numerical alphabet in Hebrew, 26 is the sum of the letters in God's name

26 is the only number between a square number and a cubed number

Michigan was the 26th state

26 is the number of miles run in a marathon (rounded to the nearest whole number)

A rhombicuboctahedron has 26 sides

26 is the age which men can no longer be drafted into the US army

There were 26 cases to open in Deal or No Deal

26 is the name of an Australian Rock band

The square of the number 26 is a palindrome, (26^2=676)

26 is the atomic number of iron

Z is the 26th letter in the alphabet 

26 is the number of new episodes in television series each year in the US

In a standard card deck, there are 26 black cards and 26 red cards

 26 is the number of states President Obama won the popular vote in during the 2012 election

A Brave New World is set in the 26th century 

26 is how old Joe DiMaggio was when he set record for hitting in 56 consecutive games

Teddy Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States

26 is the number of leaves on a Mango Spray Plant

Albert Einstein was 26 when he published 5 papers, one outlined the famous E=mc^2

26 is the thirteenth even number and 13+13 = 26

There were 26 events in the 2012 Summer Olympics

26 km/h is the average hopping speed of an adult kangaroo

NASA's Expedition 26, took off in 2011 

26 is the number of years I've been alive
26 awesome years around the sun. Bring it on 27, bring it on.

16 thoughts on the matter:

Nancy Claeys said... {Reply}

... my boys are older than you, Tamar! Such a young filly you are. Enjoy your special day. xo

Nicole Bryce-Sharron said... {Reply}

Happiest of birthdays!! Love the cool facts!

-Nicky @

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

Awesome 26 facts!

Happy birthday, Tamar. :)

Rainey said... {Reply}

Happy birthday!!

Sarah Carletti said... {Reply}

Awesome facts and happy birthday!!!!

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

26 is pretty special..just like you! Happy Birthday Tamar!!!

Adrienne said... {Reply}

My favorite fact is the speed of the kangaroo. Most challenging? Einstein came up with THAT at the age of 26?? Clearly a league of his own!! Have a wonderful day with your kiddos, and some great celebrating! Happy Birthday and best wishes for a fantabulous 27th year!!

The Artful Diva said... {Reply}

enlightening - never knew this stuff!

Kim Stevens said... {Reply}

26 seems to be a pretty great number, just like you! Hope your day is just amazing. I know those kiddos of yours are probably doing something to help you celebrate!

26 + 26 = 52 The age I will be this year!! eeeek, LOL

Gina @ Kleinworth & Co. said... {Reply}

26 is a great number Tamar!!! I know it will be a fabulous year for you!!

Nicki said... {Reply}

Love how you did this and mostly HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

happy birthday! love the post!

Kim said... {Reply}

Impressive list! 26 is going to a be a great year then! Happy Birthday once again! I hope it has been the greatest.

Susan said... {Reply}

Happy 26th! Love the candle, and your list!

Anita Johnson said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday to you!

Anonymous said... {Reply}

Belated Happy Birthday! January 25 was my anniversary, but I have to say the number is much higher than 26:)