Today’s Trivia

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Mount Disappointment, a mountain in Australia, got its name after hikers climbed to its summit and found the view to be underwhelming. (source)

 

Fire extinguishers used to be colour coded based on what was inside; today, each one has pictures on it that show what kinds of fires it can fight. (source)

 

Only 3.6% of MENSA members are atheist. (source)

 

Britain Has Invaded Nine Out Of Ten Countries (source)

 

In Ancient Rome, people would socialize at communal toilets. Rome had over 140 public toilets. (source)

 

 

  • Saccharomyces

    Wow, as a lapsed Mensa member that atheist stat is interesting. I’d note though that that’s Mensa America. Unfortunately I don’t have similar stats for NZ Mensa.

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