Today’s Trivia



Some Catholics urged Pope Clement VII to ban coffee, calling it “devil’s beverage”. After tasting the beverage, the Pope is said to have remarked that the drink was “… so delicious that it would be a sin to let only  non believers drink it”. (source)

If the current rate of smoking persists in China, smoking will kill 100 million of the 300 million of Chinese males now aged 0-29. (source)


The folklore of the indigenous people of Flores, Indonesia tells of short, hairy humanoids who spoke their own language. In 2003, archaeologists found fossils of dwarf humanoids on Flores — which were 13,000 years old. (source)


Guantanamo Bay has a McDonalds. (source)


No U.S. airline ranks in the Top 10 safest in the world – and only 2 are in top 25 safest. (source)



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