DIDN’T KNOW THAT LAST WEEK 1st October 2018
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1 The term “astronaut” comes from Greek words that mean “star” and “sailor.”
2 Because the speed of earth’s rotation changes over time, a day in the age of dinosaurs was just 23 hours long.
3 It would take 100 earths, lined up end-to-end, to stretch across the face of the sun.
4 JK Rowling has made billion dollars from writing books
5 Ian Flemming took the bus route from Canterbury to London which inspired the 007 for James Bond.
6 To have your photo taken with the first ever camera, you would have to sit still for 8 hours.
7 The average mattress doubles in weight over the course of 10 years due to accumulation of dust mites and dust mite poop.
8 The entire internet is stored and delivered using 540 billion trillion electrons, which all together weighs about 50 grams similar to the weight of a strawberry
9 Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die.
10 It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it.
11 Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
12 Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.
13 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
14 The state of Florida is bigger than England.
15 More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world
ROALD DAHL INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
“A book?! What d’you wanna flaming book for?…We’ve got a lovely telly with a 12-inch screen and now ya wanna book!”
― Roald Dahl, Matilda
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.
Happiness is…loads-a laughs
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
“I’d like to start with the chimney jokes – I’ve got a stack of them. The first one is on the house.” – Tim Vine
Love is…allowing her to put her cold feet on you when you get into bed
TRACK OF THE DAY
Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs
Highest Chart Position: No.1 3rd March 2007
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