Today’s Trivia

via Discovery

via Discovery

More of world’s poor live in India than in all sub-Saharan Africa. (source)

 

There’s a group called the “Extreme Cellists” who played on the roofs of all 42 Anglican Cathedrals in England within two weeks. (source)

 

The corona (“surface”) of the Sun is 20 times hotter than the Sun’s surface, and scientists have no concrete explanation why. (source)

 

Japan’s first foreign samurai was an African slave named Yasuke and he personally served under Oda Nobunaga. When Oda first saw him, he didn’t believe his skin was actually black so he ordered him to strip and scrub his skin. (source)

 

There’s a phobia called gymnophobia — the fear of nudity. Sufferers may worry about seeing others naked or being seen naked, or both. (source)

 

 


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