Today’s Trivia

Via giantbomb.com

Via giantbomb.com

Attempts to create alternatives to depleted Uranium ammunition with Tungsten-cobalt or Tungsten-nickel-cobalt alloys resulted in creating even more lethal rounds. 100% of rats tested on developed cancer within weeks. (source)

 

While he was alive, Alfred Nobel of the ‘Nobel Prize’, was known as ‘the merchant of death’ for his work manufacturing weapons. (source)

 

New Mexico was first named New Mexico in 1563, while Mexico (formerly ‘New Spain’) was only named Mexico in 1821. (source)

 

Iran reckons it will have a man on the moon by 2025. (source)

 

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon stayed in the Billboard Top 200 selling albums for over 14 consecutive years – 736 weeks, which is a record. (source)

 


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