Today’s Trivia



The total weight of all the ants on Earth is about the same as the weight of all the humans on earth (source)


The inventor of a highly effective body-armor-piercing round was a commercial failure because he refused to sell the ammo to civilians. (source)


“Basket case” is used to describe helplessness rather than insanity, and originally described the most badly maimed WWI soldiers who had to be transported in baskets. (source)


Antarctica has 24 different time zones. The scientists who reside there go by either the time of their home land or the supply line that brings them food and equipment. (source)


Snails reproductive organs are in their heads, the majority are hermaphrodites and can lay up to 100 eggs at a time. (source)




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  • Steve (North Shore)

    Good thing I am not a snail.
    There are many dickheads about though

    • Whanga_Cynic

      No wonder the Greens love snails so much – empathy.

  • Orange

    Welcome Nick Bird