Saturday, March 17, 2012
~ is a centered pentagonal number.
~ is the atomic number of sulfur.
~ caterpillars typically have 16 legs, but when they emerge from their chrysalis as a butterfly or moth, they have only six legs.
~ there are sixteen pawns in a chess set and each player in a chess game starts with sixteen pieces.
~ a note played for one-sixteenth the duration of a whole note is called a sixteenth note or a semiquaver.
~ 16 mm film was originally an amateur movie format, but is now used by professionals.
~ in the story of the Sleeping Beauty, a spell is placed on the princess that when she reaches her 16th birthday, she will "prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and die."
~ interstate 16 is the designation for a US interstate highway in georgia.
~ the number 16 is used 21 times in the bible.
~ an epic film: sixteen candles
sonnet no 16: by william shakespeare
sixteen, maybe less ~ iron & wine
only sixteen ~ sam ccoke
sixteen saltines ~ jack white
sixteen reasons ~ connie stevens
sweet sixteen ~ billy idol