Saturday, 16 August 2014

10 things we didn't know last week

Firing fish, organic batteries and squealing dolphins


1. A salmon cannon fires 40 fish a minute.

A what? Where are the RSPCA?
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2. After the US, South Korea is the nation that sends the most missionaries around the world.

I wonder how many they've sent to North Korea!
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3. It's possible to charge a phone using sweat.

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4. Wine kept in a cupboard at home ages four times as quickly as that stored in a professional cellar.


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5. The sound of a ticking clock can make women keener to have babies younger.

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6. One in 10 people in the UK does not have a close friend.

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7. Up to 8.5% of active Twitter users are not human.

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8. Emails sent to employees of German auto manufacturer Daimler while they are on holiday are automatically deleted.

Good

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9. Whales and dolphins squeal with pleasure.

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10. Electric cars and power tools could be powered using hemp.


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God Bless