Saturday, 24 January 2015

10 things we didn't know last week



There is quite a lot going on in the world at the moment and here are some off the wall facts that we've learned this week.


1. Couples in the Danish town of Thisted are having more babies to keep public services going.

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2. Women are almost two thirds more likely than men to believe in God.

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3. MI5 bars applicants with visible tattoos.


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4. Nando's is one of the biggest buyers of contemporary South African art.

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5. The average life of a web page is about a hundred days.

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6. In Ohio, it's illegal to disrobe in front of a man's portrait.

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7. The Greater London Authority owns a cast iron, Grade II-listed pissoir called the Rotunda, although its present whereabouts is unknown.

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8. The collapse of the Soviet Union led to a decline in the number of wild boar, brown bear and moose in most regions of Russia.

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9. Dagenham is Britain's most burgled town.

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10. The sewage from a city of a million people contains about $13m (£8.66m) worth of metal a year - about a fifth of the value comes from silver and gold.


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God Bless