Sunday, 19 April 2009
10:08:54 AM (GMT)
You never know when you might need them. (x
It was actually the Romans who invented the first flushing toilet, it based on having
a river and placing the toilet house in a certain place so they could dig out tunnels
so that the river would flow through the tunnels and flush the faeces away. However,
it was actually Thomas Crapper who invented the toilet as we know it today.
Some sheep in Wales are radioactive because in 1986 there was an accident at some
nuclear plant in what is now the Ukraine today - this then meant that large amounts
of radioactive stuff was released into the atmosphere. This was then blown across to
the UK and was deposited in some upland areas in the UK (mainly Wales) where sheep
farming is carried out. This then passed into the soil, which passed into the grass -
sheep ate grass and became radioactive.
Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, duhhh.
Last summer ( 2008 ) it was Severn Trent tap water that was vited the best tasting
tap water in the UK.
White wine contains more calories than red wine.
We skake hands using our right hand because it used to show we were unarmed and in
another time period the left hand was considered "dirty".
Men like women in red and not just red clothing - even those in photos with a red
frame are rated as more attractive than any other colour.
Camel urine is sought after for its medicinal effects in India's Bihar state, and
sells for £1.34 a litre.
In the 2001 census Scotland had had 14, 052 Jedi - making is a larger religion than
Sikhism and Judaism combined. However, the Office of National Statistics classes this
The sea is blue because it reflects the sky.
My mind is full of this rubbish. u_u I pick it up as I go along, and then it get
stuck there along with many other useless facts. Want to know more? Mail me. XD
PS. Please correct me if any of them are wrong. (x
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