Today’s Trivia

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A vegan couple’s newborn died after they only fed it soy milk and apple juice. They are currently serving life in prison. (source)

 

The Big Island of Hawaii has 10 of the world’s 13 climatic zones making it one of the most diverse climate systems on earth. (source)

 

During childbirth, the Huichol Indians would tie a rope around the father’s testicles and the mother would tug on it every time she felt a contraction. (source)

 

Fake beauty marks and wearing wigs became popular in the 17th century because they covered up the scarring and baldness that was caused by Syphilis. (source)

 

The name of Australia’s capital, Canberra, is derived from an indigenous word “nganbra,” which means the space between a woman’s breasts. (source)

 

 

 


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  • Michael

    I read somewhere that New Zealand has all 13 climatic zones, and is the only country in the world that does.

    • Hazards001

      I’m off to the pub or I’d give it a go. Be interesting to see how many we could pin to NZ. Not sure we’d get them all though.

      According to Wikipedia America is the only continent to have all 13 zones.

      The below is taken from Wikipedia.

  • That figures for Canberra… it’s packed with public servants on the teat.

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