Today’s Trivia

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A Florida man was stranded on a sandbar with sharks circling around him. He kept them at bay with a fishing pole for an hour and a half, after which he remembered he had a cell phone and called for help. …and the vote! ;) (Source)

 

Mean World Syndrome is a phenomenon whereby violence-related content of mass media makes viewers believe that the world is more dangerous than it actually is. (Source)

 

40% of patients subject to medical malpractice reported that if they had received an explanation and apology, they would not have felt the need to file suit (Source)

 

The anecdote that says a frog will jump out of a pot of boiling water if thrown in, but sit in a pot of water as it is slowly brought to a boil has been shown to be untrue by modern biologists.  (Don’t think about that too much) (Source)

 

The most expensive liquid in the world is scorpion venom at over $10,000,000 per litre. (Source)

 

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