NICE LITTLE NUMBER 23rd October 2018
1 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 the estimated weight of the Earth in tonnes
2 £14 Billion British consumers’ estimated annual expenditure on hotels and travel as a result of having read online reviews However, one in three reviews on TripAdvisor, is fake. TripAdvisor receives 50 million visits a month from British users. The Times
3 1 in 2 maths and physics teachers drop out within five years of starting their careers. 47% of GCSE maths teachers hold a maths or science degree. 17% of physics teachers have a relevant degree, down by about eight percentage points since 2011. The Times
4 99% of all the species that have ever lived on Earth are now extinct (Estimated)
5 69% of children aged 2-5 can use a computer mouse, but only a mere 11% can tie their shoelaces
6 20% of songs on Spotify have received zero plays
7 28% of people who work in IT don’t tell their family and friends for fear of being asked to help fixing computers
8 21 The number of years Summer on Uranus lasts
9 0.3% of solar energy from the Sahara is enough to power the whole of Europe.
10 120 million the number of sexual intercourse taking place all over the world each day
11 500 million copies Dr Seuss’ first book have been sold worldwide after being rejected by over 20 publishers.
12 250 copies is the number of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter books she self-published after it was rejected so many times.. It has now sold 45 million.
13 9,609,000 is the number of characters in the book ‘A la recherche du temps perdu’ by Marcel Proust which is the longest book in the world, it was translated into Remembers of Things Past, the book tells the story of the narrator’s experiences growing
14 70 The number of rooms in Menabilly manor house owned by Daphne du Maurier that inspired Manderley in Rebeccaand was the author’s beloved home.
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
Be so good they can’t ignore you. — Steve Martin
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
Never date a tennis player. Love means nothing to them. – Matt Winning
Love is…stirring up passions
TRACK OF THE DAY
Autumn Leaves – Frank Sinatra (A track on the following album:)
Where Are You Released September 2, 1957
Recorded April 10 – May 1, 1957
Highest Chart Position: No.3 1st March 1958
WHAT DAY IS IT?
23rd October 2018
Event Organiser Day
TV Talk Show Host Day
Boston Cream Pie Day
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