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Did You Know – 07/24/2018

 

1. Most Australians will know this but some won’t: What is the original name of QANTAS : – Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services

 

2. Baking Soda, a pantry staple has now new and healthy claims. US researchers suggest baking soda can encourage the spleen to promote an anti-inflammatory environment.  It is thought to reduce the inflammation of the autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

3. Puppy Love at its best – The Arizona State University study found it was no coincidence that when puppies are at their most vulnerable is when they are most appealing to humans.  Naturally in the wild at eight weeks they are weaned from their mother and have to fend for themselves. Researchers suggest that this could explain how dogs have evolved to rely on human care.

 

4. Swaying the hip – It is believed that women who sway their hips while walking increase their attractiveness by 50%.

 

5. You are unable to see all the dots in this illusion at once. It is hard for the human eye to process peripheral information, so the brain guesses to fill in the gaps. In this case it settles on intersecting gray lines instead of the 12 black dots

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They say don’t fish in waist deep water in the Northern Territory, Australia.

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Did You Know – 08/27/2012


Memories can be strong enough to cause a person to feel the exact emotions from an event that took place in the past.
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A volcanic eruption in indonesia in 1815 caused Europe and North America to have a year without a summer. There was major food shortages across the Northern hemisphere believed to be caused by a combination of historic low in solar activity with a succession of volcanic eruptions that included the Mount Tambora believed also to be the largest eruption in over 1,300 years.
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The Pistol Shrimp kills its prey by closing its claw so fast it creates a sonic bubble that momentarily reaches the temperature of the sun and knocks out its prey
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Almost all mazes can be solved by “The right hand rule”, placing your right hand on a wall when entering the maze, and following the wall until you reach the finish.
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A full McBain movie is hidden across multiple Simpsons episodes. The show’s writers had hidden an entire McBain movie throughout several episodes of the show.

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