Today’s Trivia





Edgar Allen Poe was one of the first to suggest that space and time were one. (source)


Barney Frank was a US Congressman for 16 terms. He came out as gay early on but waited until after he left politics to confess to being atheist. (source)


In a piece of trivia which I’m sure is totally unrelated, 46% of Americans believe God created humans in their present form – no evolution required. The number has been pretty much consistent for the past 30 years. (source)


Florida SWAT shot Angilo Freeland 68 times. Why? Because they ran out of bullets. (source)


You can fund Somali pirates via a type ‘pirate stock exchange’ – much like any start-up would raise capital – and returns to ‘investors’ can be pretty good. (source)