Today’s Trivia




China faces a brain drain of epic proportions, about 7 in ten of its students who enrol overseas never return. (source)


During WWII the Russians used a biplane on the Eastern Front so slow the German planes couldn’t target it without risking stalling. (source)


An OECD report in 2005 concluded that the average Dane will have a negative net contribution to public finances over his or her lifetime. (source)


When the British army was developing the first armoured vehicles, known as ‘landships’, they didn’t want anyone to know what they were up to – so the name ‘tank’ was ¬†used to throw people off. It stuck. (source)


The inventor of the Nintendo Gameboy started as an assembly line worker/janitor for the firm. He was promoted. (source)


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