Today’s Trivia





Following the Paraguayan War in 1864-1870 the male population of Paraguay fell to around 26,000. In parts of the country the male:female ratio fell to 1:20. (source)


There have been 12 school shootings in the US already this year. (source)


In 2012 Russians drank, on average, 14 litres of vodka each. (source)


The commercial bread slicer was invented by Otto Rohwedder – the first loaf of sliced bread was sold in 1928. (source)


An asteroid about 500km wide hitting Earth would wipe out complex life in a day or so and all life shortly after. (source – link to computer animation)

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