Today’s Trivia




In 1793 France tried to move to a decimal time system with 10 ‘hours’ in a day, 100 minutes per hour, 100 seconds per minute. It didn’t take but they had another crack with an amended version in 1897, which last until 1900. (source)


Red Forman, from that 70’s show, was originally to be played by Chuck Norris but he declined in favour of Walker: Texas Ranger. (source)


We’re going to run out of CO2 and it will kill us all. Eventually. (source)


North Korea has a 99% literacy rate. The test for literacy in North Korea is being able to write the name “Kim Il-Sung”. (source)


Only female mosquitoes bite. The males feed on flower nectar. (source)