Today’s Trivia

Via empireonline.com.au

Via empireonline.com.au

 

The small, water-dwelling animal with 8 legs known as the Tardigrade is probably the hardiest living creature. It lives in all sorts of climates and can survive in the vacuum of space. It’ll outlive us all. (source)

 

In the first Iraq war a US F-15 managed to take out an Iraqi helicopter mid-air by dropping a laser guided bomb on it. (source)

 

The US Army Research Office budgeted USD4m in 2009 to researchers at the University of California to develop “silent communications system for dispersed ground forces, of a language-based means of communication for individuals who are unable to speak aloud” … or telepathy. (source)

 

It’s estimated that in 1995 Windows 95 was the second most installed piece of software in the world. Classic first-person shooter Doom was No. 1. (source)

 

Joseph Goebbels tried to have Hitler expelled from the Nazi party in 1925. (source)

 


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