Random facts

The average person living in Sweden eats about 22 pounds of chocolate a year. Want to go to Rome? Which one? There’s a city named Rome on six out of seven continents. (You really dropped the ball, Antarctica.) Pilots and their co-pilots are required to eat different meals before flights so that they don’t both …

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EP 11 (ANIMAL FACTS)

The great horned owl has no sense of smell. Scientists have performed brain surgery on cockroaches. The flea can jump up to 200 times its own height. This is equal to a man jumping the Empire State Building in New York. Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale.

TECNOLOGY FACTS

If you look into the etymology of “robot,” it comes from the Czech word “robota” which translates to forced labor or work.The word was first used to refer to a fictional humanoid in a play in 1920. When the first VCR (Video Camera Recorder) was made in 1956, it was the size of a piano.The …

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EPISODE 10 ( ANIMAL FACTS)

Penguins fly underwater. Rather, they swim so well underwater that it seems as if they are flying. Penguins can swim up to speeds of 25 mph. A snail has 2,500 teeth. These teeth can be found on their tongue that’s covered in ridges. Snails eat by rubbing their tongue on its food while the ridges …

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EPISODE 11 ( random facts )

Rubber bands will last much longer when they are refrigerated. When a rubber band is placed in the fridge, it causes the polymers to relax. This keeps the band from breaking down as fast as it normally does. The Grand Theft Auto franchise has lawsuits that total over $1 billion. There are a lot of …

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EPISODE 9 (ANIMAL FACTS)

The loudest animal in the world is a mere 2cm long, prawn. The Pistol Shrimp is capable of snapping it’s claw shut so rapidly, that it creates a bubble which collapses to produce a sonic blast, louder than a Corncode’s sonic boom. The worlds deadliest animal isn’t a shark, bear or tiger, but something far …

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