Today’s Trivia




By the time he died in 1937, John D. Rockefeller’s personal fortune was equal to 1.53% of the American economy of that time, or about USD200 billion. (source)


Most of Nestle’s bottled water is taken for free from freshwater lakes in British Columbia. (source)


In 1995 Quebec held a referendum to become independent of Canada – it was a close run thing but the vote came in 50.58% against. (source)


Apparently the Beastie Boys wanted to name their debut album ‘Don’t be a faggot’. Columbia Records thought differently, the name was changed to ‘Licenced to Ill’ and they sold over 9 million copies. (source)


The average life expectancy of a professional NFL player is just 55. (source)

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