Today’s Trivia

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‘Casual Friday’ is actually the result of a marketing campaign by Levi’s to launch Dockers in the ’90’s. (source)

 

The world’s tallest living tree is named ‘Hyperion’, it is a coast redwood a shade over 115 metres tall. It is somewhere in the California’s Redwood National Park but the exact location is kept secret so it is not overwhelmed by tourists. (source)

 

In its original context Sir Isaac Newton’s classic line “If I have seen further than others, it is only because I was standing on the shoulders of giants” was actually a (thinly) veiled insult. (source)

 

On 2009 data, the estimated average IQ in Washington DC is lower than all US States, at 91.2. Mississippi is next up with an average of 93.8. (source)

 

It would appear there is such a thing as the World Testicle Cooking Championships. (source)


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