Today’s Trivia

 

Via theaustralia.com.au

Via theaustralia.com.au

 

Japan is onto its 11th Finance Minister since 2006, including this guy (links to video). (source)

 

Abraham Lincoln has no confirmed living descendants. The last one died in 1985. (source)

 

Neil Armstrong believed he had just a 50/50 chance of making it back to Earth on Apollo 11. (source)

 

It costs about USD7m per day to operate the newest class of US aircraft carrier. (source)

 

In 1994 Stargate became the first film to have a dedicated website. (source)

 

 

 


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  • Cadwallader

    Headline tonight: “Duchess of Cambridge Goes Into Labour!” Is this a selection pursuant to the “Man Ban?”

  • That man is Kyle Bass, and he predicted financial implosion for Japan.
    http://www.cnbc.com/id/100616942

    So, related to: Japan is onto its 11th Finance Minister since 2006

    • mark

      Ahh.. well done knew I had seen that guy somewhere before.

      • Sir Cullen’s Sidekick

        Hope you are not mistaking him for Sheep Shearer?!?

        • mark

          Ha no I knew this guy knows something about economics so that automatically eliminates all of Labour =)

    • James Howlett

      Correct Petal. Bass is so bearish on all things Japanese he has put together an index of Japanese Finance Ministers which forms part of his preso when he talks through the logic behind Japans current economic situation.

    • Bunswalla

      Nahhh, I’m sure it’s a young Dirty Den from Eastenders

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