Today’s Trivia

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It’s estimated 40% of all humans who have ever lived, have not lived past their first birthday. (source)

 

America actually declared independence from Great Britain on the Second of July, 1776. (source)

 

There is a small college in Oregon in the US which has its own nuclear reactor, run by undergrads. It has more female reactor operators than all other nuclear reactors in the world combined. (source)

 

Former Liberian president Charles King won the 1927 election with 234,000 votes. At the time Liberia had the sum total of 15,000 registered voters. (source)

 

In Norway, all prisoners have the internet in their cells. (source)

 


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  • Orange

    There is a small room designed and built in Auckland University for a nuclear reactor. The Labour Government at the time had a rather chilling effect on such plans and the reactor was never built. Later the room became a great location for their particle accelerator.

  • Sir Cullen’s Sidekick

    “Former Liberian president Charles King won the 1927 election with
    234,000 votes. At the time Liberia had the sum total of 15,000
    registered voters” – This has been done by Labour in 2005 in Auckland South….

    • Rex Widerstrom

      That’s a scurrilous slur on President King (now there’s a name that leaves no doubt you’re in charge).

      KFC was not founded till 3 years later, and to this day still does not have an outlet in Liberia. So there :-P

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