Today’s Trivia



The oldest individual living tree is a Norway Spruce in Sweden, Old Tjikko. It’s estimated to be 9550 years old. (source)


Georgi Readman, of the Isle of Wight, has eaten basically nothing but Ramen Noodles from the age of five. She’s now 18 and doctors describe her as having the health “of an 80 year old”. (source)


George Orwell’s ‘1984’ and ‘Animal Farm’ have sold more than any other two books by a 20th century author. (source)


It’s 10 years since Iceland lifted its moratorium on whaling. (source)


In 1970 a scientist, Dr Robert White, transplanted the head of a monkey to the body of another monkey with some limited success. (LINKS TO VIDEO source)

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