Today’s Trivia




In 1977 a signal from deep space lasting 72 seconds was received by the SETI project which looked artificial. They’re still not really sure what it was or it’s true origin. (source)


There’s a restaurant in Pittsburgh which serves international cuisine from countries the US is in conflict with. It works on a 6 month rotation – currently it’s Cuban. (source)


8.5 billion recyclable cans were sold in California in 2011 and 8.3 billion cans were recycled in the state. That’s not necessarily a good thing for Californians. (source)


When George Lucas visited Scorcese’s massive ‘Gangs of New York’ set he was unimpressed and told him those sorts of sets can be done on computers now’. (source)


There is something called the ‘Global Consciousness Project’ which claims that random number generators around the world produce sequences which are less random when global events “synchronise the feelings of millions of people”. (source)

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