Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Trivia Tuesday

Scorpions are incredibly resilient: scientists have frozen scorpions overnight, left them in the sun the following day, and when thawed, the arthropod walked away unscathed.


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Napoleon constructed his battle plans in a sandbox.
Actually this wasn't Napoleon's sandbox.

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Monaco has the highest population concentration in the world.

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John Steinbeck's dog, Toby, devoured an early draft of the story OF MICE AND MEN, which the author had written longhand on notepaper. Steinbeck wrote of the incident to his agent and said, "I was pretty mad, but the poor little fellow may have been acting critically.”

Here's John Steinbeck...



You can click HERE to read about John Steinbeck on the all-knowing Wikipedia.

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Danny Devito used to work as a hairdresser, before he was an actor. I've always been a fan of his.

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Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration.


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More people are bitten each year by New Yorkers than by sharks.
(I couldn't find a picture of New Yorkers biting people.)

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Penguins spend approximately 75% of their life in the water.



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In 2009, Burger King launched a campaign that if you unfriended 10 friends on Facebook, you were entitled to a free Whopper. The person you unfriended would get a message telling them that their friendship is worth less than a Whopper.
That's it for today.

Have a great week.

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