Today’s Trivia

 

Via newspaper.li

Via newspaper.li

 

Japans demographics are so skewed there are now more ‘adult diapers’ sold there than regular baby nappies. (source)

 

The word quarantine comes from the Latin word for 40. During the Black Death in Venice ships had to wait 40 days in dock before landing. (source)

 

The two biggest money losing movies of all time were both made by Disney in the last few years. “John Carter” and “Mars Needs Moms” lost USD336m between them. (source)

 

The fastest red card in a soccer match was for “foul language” and was pulled out after only 2 seconds. After the whistle to start the game Lee Todd said…  (source)

 

The US had an articulated plan to invade Canada in the early 20th century. The idea was canned as WWII got in the way. (source)

 


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