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June 05, 2019


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12

The ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras taught the number 12 had divine, mystical meanings, and he might have been right, because we are practically drowning in examples of use of the number 12.

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Today's Random Fact:

The United States of America is divided into 12 Federal Reserve Districts (Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Richmond, Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Dallas, and San Francisco).

Additionally, typically 12 people are appointed to sit on a jury for felony trials, twelve men have walked on the moon and Alcoholics Anonymous has 12 steps, 12 traditions, and 12 concepts for world service.

Bonus Fact:

WH OverstockThe number 12 is highly symbolic in the Bible. It is mentioned 189 times.

- The Tree of Life inside the City of Heaven yields 12 different kinds of fruit.

- The City of Heaven is described as having three gates in each corner, making 12 in all.

- The first recorded words of Jesus occurred when he was 12 years old.

- Jesus had 12 apostles, which represented the 12 tribes of Israel.