“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”
Yes, one of today’s facts in a ‘no-brainer’, but hopefully interesting as well.
There are lots of others too on a range of unrelated subjects.
So peruse at you leisure and….
April 4, June 6, October 10 and December 12
will all fall on the same day of the week in any year.
These days are called ‘doomsdays’,
and they are meant to help calculate
the day of the week of any given date.
In 2014 the doomsdays were all on Fridays
whereas 2015’s doomsdays are all on Saturday.
the man creator of one of the
greatest chocolate bars of all time,
had tickets to be on the Titanic,
but changed his plans and did not go.
The oldest Egyptian pyramid is
believed to be the Pyramid of Djoser
which was built in the Saqqara Necropolis
during the 27th century BC.
However, the Pyramid of Khufu
(also known as Great Pyramid of Giza
or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the largest,
its original height being 146.5 meters (481 feet)
(the current height is 138.8 meters (455 feet)).
A child born in Sweden in 1991 was named
Which his parents said was pronounced ‘Albin’.
The name was meant as a protest
against Swedish naming laws.
The parents were fined 5,000 kronor
in 1996 (roughly 740 U.S. Dollars).
A polar bear’s stark white fur
is not exactly what it appears to be
because their hair follicles are transparent,
hollow tubes which reflect whatever
light surrounds them.
When their fur takes on a yellowish
or greenish tint it is due to age and dirt,
while the greenish color is caused by
algae that can grow on polar bear fur
in unnaturally warm and humid environments.
there is something that looks exactly
like either a really tall humanoid statue.
The heart pumps blood to almost all
of the body’s 75 trillion cells,
only the corneas receive no blood supply.
About one hundred hours of video
are uploaded to YouTube every single minute.
In other words, more videos are uploaded
to YouTube in two months
than the three major US networks
created in sixty years.
The Aston Martin factory has a
robot nicknamed the ‘James Bonder’.
That is used to apply adhesives that
bond aluminum body panels together.
The term ‘No-brainer’ is a relatively modern
phrase used to describe making a very easy decision.
One of the earliest sources for it comes from an
issue of the Lethbridge Herald of 1968
which stated about an ice hockey coach:
“He’d break in on a goalie and the netminder
would make one of those saves that our
manager-coach, Sid Abel, calls ‘a no-brainer.’ ”
The world’s quietest room is -9 decibels,
so quiet you can hear the blood
flowing in your own body!
The silence of the room can cause
hallucinations, and the longest anyone
has ever spent in the room is 45 minutes.
The average person produces about
half a liter of fart gas per day
or about 14 farts worth on average.
Some have been clocked at speeds of 10ft per sec.
When a person becomes very stressed,
anxious or scared the frontal lobe of the
brain can sometimes be overridden which
can make you feel the need to pee
at that moment or more frequently.
Hence sayings like such and such ..
”scared the piss out of me.”
In the Home Alone movie
Buzz’s girlfriend was not a girl at all,
she/he was the art director’s son
made up to look like a girl.
They thought using a real girl’s photo
would be too cruel for an actual teenage girl.
Kelsey Grammar sings and plays the piano
for the theme song of Frasier.