Today’s Trivia

Via facepunch.com

Via facepunch.com

Houston airport was receiving so many complaints about the time it took bags to be delivered off the plane to passengers they reconfigured the airport to make passengers walk further, thus cutting the ‘waiting’ time at the baggage carousel. Net result: practically no complaints. (source)

 

There’s evidence to suggest we were on the verge of extinction about 70,000 years ago. (source)

 

Pacman was originally to be called ‘Puckman’ but it was deemed the opportunity to corrupt the name was a little too obvious. (source)

 

Technically speaking, a sphere is two-dimensional (distinct from a ball which is three-dimensional). (source)

 

There is a supermassive black hole at the centre of a galaxy known only as NGC1365 and it is spinning at a speed approaching the speed of light. (source)


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