5 Random Facts Archives for 2018-10

Random Facts October 3rd 2018

Male hospital patients fall out of bed twice as often as female patients.

 

In the 1996 movie Twister, a camel's moan was recorded and slowed down to make the sound of the tornado.

 

Norwegians consume more spicy Mexican food than any other people worldwide. 

 

Thomas Edison once disigned a helicopter that ran on gunpowder. It ended up exploding and blowing up his factory with it. 

 

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Random Facts October 2nd 2018

90%-95% of mobile phones in Japan are waterproof because so many people use them while in the shower. 

 

In 1939 The New York Times predicted that the television would be a failure because American families would not have enough time to sit down and watch it. 

 

The coconut is not a fruit but the larges seed in the world.

 

Dalhousie University in Canada has a puppy room where students can go play with puppies to relieve stress. 

 

At the turn of the century (1899-1900) only 14% of homes had bathtubs. 

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Random Facts October 1st 2018

In 1907 a study found that the easiest color to spot is yellow. That's how John Hertz, ,founder of the Yellow Cab Company, ,chose the color of his cabs.

 

The newsprint for the average Sunday edition of the New York times requires 63,000 trees to make. 

 

The red spot on the 7-Up brand refers to its inventor, who was an albino with red eyes. 

 

Each of the nostrils operates in a different way. The right nostgril detects more pleasant smells, while the left identifies smells more accurately. 

 

Brazilian prisons offer inmates a chance to reduce their sentences by four days for every book they read and write a report on. 

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