20 Random but interesting facts to broaden your mind

It’s been a while since I’ve featured 20 Random but interesting facts to broaden your mind, so I’ve decided to treat your with another edition of this popular section on Running Wolf’s Rant. I trust that most of you will find these facts useful (or at least interesting).

This would be 10 times harder if you were drunk…

Fact 01 Denmark World War 2 Border Guards

Maybe Ebola will be part of our DNA a few million years down the line…

Fact 02 DNA

Wow, that’s a lot of dead people for one movie…

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Maybe the rest of the world should follow Iceland’s example…

Fact 04 Iceland

Imagine how irritating this would be if your computer were infected with this…

Fact 05 Squid Virus

Jan Smuts lived during an interesting time in history…

Fact 06 Jan Smuts

And here I thought that spinach only gives you muscles like Popeye…

Fact 07 Spinach

This is a pretty useful life hack if you don’t like cutting onions…

olive oil

Maybe I should become a professional Scrabble player too… I live in South Africa after all…

Scrabble Board Game

Interesting, there are medical facilities available to the inhabitants of Antarctica, but they are not equipped for oral surgery or the kind of serious surgical intervention required of an appendix removal.

Fact 10 Antarctica

If this was still a valid requirement for entering a zoo, animal activists would be up in arms today…

Fact 11 England

One day someone will find a way to get a chip from this diamond…

Fact 12 Diamonds

Excellent bird-watching spots exist like the Kruger National Park, this is why

Fact 13 Birds of South Africa

Even though this sounds pretty legit, I don’t think any ladies will do it…

Fact 14 Male Armpits

Watch out for those New Yorkers…

Fact 15 New Yorkers Bite

Sounds like this could be good exercise…

Amazon.com Illustrations Ahead Of Earnings

Love them or hate them, Computicket did something cool back in the day

Fact 17 Computicket

I wonder how many layers is required for surviving this temperature…

Fact 18 North American Winter

Many people live in Snor City, but they don’t know this fact about Winston Churchill

Fact 19 Winston Churchill Anglo Boer War

It seems that some Roman Emperors had a wicked sense of humor back in the day…

Fact 20 Jeweller in Rome

Well, there you have it, another collection of 20 random but interesting facts. Which one of these facts did you find the most interesting? Leave a comment and let me know. Feedback is appreciated and welcome here.

Watch this space for regular updates in the Facts category on Running Wolf’s Rant.

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Henno Kruger

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