Today’s Trivia

Via fanpop.com

Via fanpop.com

Prior to ‘Jaws’  in 1975, and ‘Star Wars’ in 1977, Summer was considered the graveyard season for movies. (source)

 

The most common hypothesis for the cause of motion sickness is that it is a defence mechanism against neurotoxins. When feeling motion but not seeing it, the brain concludes that the dissonance is due to poison ingestion and responds by vomiting. (source)

 

In 2008, Russia banned the ‘emo’. (source)

 

To prove the danger of alternating current, Thomas Edison killed an elephant by electrocution. (source)

 

When a pregnant woman suffers organ damage, the foetus can send stem cells to the damaged organ to help repair it. (source)

  • Nechtan

    The Green Mile, electric chair and all that alternating current. Edison was a complete twat over AC, Telsa had it right.

    • James Howlett

      Wow – my clock says less than two minutes Nechtan, well done.

  • ozbob68

    RIP Micheal Jeter; fantastic character actor, gone way too soon

    • http://www.whaleoil.co.nz/ Petal

      The Fisher King…

      • ozbob68

        absolutely, really drew out the scene where Jeff D had to face how he was turning back to his old ways.

    • middleagedwhiteguy

      I don’t look forward to telling my 4 year old that Mr Noodle is dead…….

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