Today’s Trivia

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The Space Shuttle never flew on new year’s day or eve because its computers couldn’t handle a year rollover. (source)

 

During WWII, German tank drivers in Africa would drive tanks over camel poop for luck. Allies responded by planting land mines disguised as camel dung. Germans began riding over dung that was already overrun with tank tracks to be safe. In turn, Allies made mines looking like overrun dung. (source)

 

Wrinkly fingers (aka Pruned) help improve handling of slippery objects in wet conditions. (source)

 

A man was classified as having the disability of “addicted to heavy metal (music)” in Sweden, and receives an actual sickness benefit from the state. (source)

 

There is a pink kryptonite that turns superman gay. (source)

 

 

 


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