Today’s Trivia

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North Korea Owes Sweden €300m for 1,000 Stolen Volvos and every 6 months Sweden sends them reminders. (Source)

 

Room 101, the torture chamber in George Orwell’s 1984, was named after a meeting room at the BBC where Orwell would have to sit through tortuously boring meetings. (Source)

 

There is a 20 story light spire on a building in downtown Stockholm, and anyone with a smartphone can change the colors on the lights that are shining in it. Its creators hope that the work can stand as a statement on the power of democracy and the power of the public. (Source)

 

How did I get this far in life not already knowing this?  A Lesbian Rule is a flexible ruler made from lead used to reproduce irregular curves in construction (Source)

 

Arithmomania is a compulsion to count seeds or grains of rice, ergo why on the American TV show Sesame Street, the character Count von Count is always shown counting various objects (Source)

 

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    Relates to Link 1. Volvo sponsor a global yacht race.

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