AWESOME NEWS PICTURES FROM LAST WEEK
jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Thursday 25th February 2021
AWESOME NEWS PICTURES FROM LAST WEEK’S NEWS
A picture is worth a thousand words…Or is it?
TOP TEN OF THE DAY
Top 10 Amazing Things That Happen Every Second
A 10 to 1 COUNTDOWN
- 3 Barbie Dolls are Sold
- 60 Lipsticks are Made
- A Bullet Travels 900m
- A Snail Travels 1cm in the Rain
- Saliva at 100m a Second
We normally spit saliva in downward trajectory and never really bother knowing about how far or fast our saliva travels. But saliva makes one of the most incredible things that happen every second because without air resistance our saliva can travel 100 meters in one second. Startling right! 98% of saliva is water and it contains important substances such as electrolytes, enzymes and antibacterial compounds. Digestion normally occurs in the mouth before reaching the stomach.
- 6 Babies are Born
Population biologists estimate that 6 babies are born every second globally and about 240 a minute.
- 10,450 Coca Colas Consumed
- Lightning Strikes 6 Times
The fastest thing on earth strikes our planet 6 times each second making it one of the most incredible things that happen every second.
- Bees Beat their Wings 270 Times
- The World Throws Away around 51 tons of Food per Second
Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year gets lost or wasted (Gustavsson et al., 2011) — approximately 1.6 billion tons (BCG, 2018) That means within a year, we waste around 51 tons every second (BCG, 2018).
DON’T FORGET TO LAUGH EVERYDAY
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.- C S Lewis
Happiness is…catching up with current affairs, visually with awesome graphics.
GRANDAD’S ONE(or two or three) LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
It’s a 10 minute walk from my house to the pub,
but a 30 minute walk back from the same pub.
The difference is simply staggering !
Love is… the blending of two into one.
A time to read the newspapers & media stories…A time to look at the photos.
25th February 1995 – Frank Sinatra sang before a live audience for the last time. It was at a private party for 1,200 select guests on the closing night of the Frank Sinatra Desert Classic golf tournament.
25th February 1998 – Bo Diddley and Roy Orbison received Lifetime Achievement Grammy awards.
25th February1964 Muhammad Ali becomes world heavyweight champion
Ali, who still used his original name Cassius Clay at the time, is considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers in history.
25th February 1947 The state of Prussia is dissolved
At its peak, the most important state of the German empire encompassed parts of modern-day Germany, Poland, and Russia.
LITTLE NUMBERS: SOME HORRBLE SOME NICE
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You come here to be cheered up. Over the last few weeks, we have avoided showing Covid-19 statistics for the UK as they have been depressing. But we seem to have turned the corner and the figures are looking far better and improving daily to give us so much hope. So, as an important part of cheering us all up we will show the daily improving figures.
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