Today’s Trivia

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Bangladesh is the eighth most populous country in the world with 160,000,000 people despite being only 56,000 sq mi (roughly the size of Iowa). To put that in context it has nearly 15 million more people than Russia despite not even being a one hundredth the size (in area).  (Source)

 

Switzerland now has a negative interest rate, meaning that banks lose money if they don’t lend and in some circumstances customers lose money if they don’t borrow.  (Source)

 

Jackie Chan currently holds the Guinness World Record for most stunts performed by a living actor.  (Source)

 

There are cosmological bodies too small to be stars and too large to be planets: brown dwarfs.  (Source)

 

The first time a reigning British monarch set foot in America was in June of 1939. FDR welcomed King George VI by serving hot dogs. It was dubbed the “Hot Dog Summit.” (Source)

 


 

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  • Mike

    HP Computer – The Hot dogs probably had HP Sauce on them. Link #5

  • SteveWrathall

    HP was founded in 1939 (5)

    • AS

      Well done SteveWrathall, correct today

  • bristol

    “HotDog” was a computer software package developed by Sausage Software. Link to # 5

    • bristol

      Also, Sausage Software was founded by New Zealander Steve Outtrim :)

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