Today’s Trivia

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A man wearing a nylon jacket and wool shirt built up 40,000 volts of static electricity, resulting in burned carpets, melted plastic, and a massive evacuation. (source)

 

In 1958 Alaska was hit by a Mega Tsunami that measured 1720ft / 524m high. (source)

 

Saudi Arabia promotes practice of marriage between close relatives which has produced high level of several genetic disorder including thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, spinal muscular atrophy, deafness and muteness. (source)

 

A teaspoon of a neutron star would weigh 100 million tons due to its immense density. The highest mountain a neutron star can support is only about 10 cm, making it a near-perfect sphere. (source)

 

A tribe in Brazil uses a glove filled with hundreds of the most painful ants stinging ants in the world, the bullet ant, as an initiation rite for young men. The rite can happen for up to ten minutes, must occur a total of 20 times before the boy is declared a man. (source)

 

 

 


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