Today’s Trivia

via independent.co.uk

via independent.co.uk

  • There were two twins named Jennifer and June who only spoke to each other in a secret language, isolated themselves from the outside world, tried to kill each other and wound up in a mental hospital and decided together that one of them must die for the other to live a normal life. (source)

  • Former Aussie Prime Minister Bob Hawke held a world record for drinking beer. (source)

 

  • German Police hunted a sinister phantom killer for two years after finding the same DNA at 39 different crime scenes, only to discover that the source was a woman who made the cotton buds used to collect the sample. (source)

 

  • Bruce Willis was offered the role as Sam Wheat for Ghost (1990) but turned it down because he didn’t think the movie would work with the main character being dead most of the movie. (source)

 

  • 29,000 rubber ducks were lost at sea in 1992, and are still being found, revolutionising mankind’s knowledge of ocean science. (source)
 


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  • Saccharomyces

    Knew number 2, legend. But how trippy is number 1!!! Especially the death of Jennifer!

    • Hmmm, Saccharomyces eh? Do I detect a fellow fungophile?

      • Saccharomyces

        Not so much a fungophile, just a consumer of it’s products (like mr Hawke)!

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