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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.

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.

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

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.

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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Did You Know – 08/20/2012

This is ‘Good To Know’ information.

Now this is information I do need. According to research from the university of Wisconsin at Madison, next time you are hunting for your keys or that book or any object, say the word out loud. The reason for this is that it helps engage more brain regions, which help boost the memory and hopefully find what you are looking for.

In the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest there is hard evidence that Drinking one soda a day will increase the stroke risk by 16%. Soda sweeteners and caramel coloring may lead to artery damage.
Solution maybe – Have black coffee instead as it may slash your stroke risk.

The three largest land-owners in England are the Queen, the Church of England and Trinity College, Cambridge.

While the Chinese invented gunpowder, they were not the first to develop firearms. Sam Colt invented the
“revolving pistol.” Therefore, all revolvers are correctly called pistols

“The good people in this world are very far from being satisfied with each other and my arms are the best peacemaker.” ~ Samuel Colt (1852)
Ironically, when Samuel Colt said those words almost 160 years ago, the Colt .45 Single Action Army (SAA) revolving cylinder handgun, made famous on the American frontier and the Old West as the Peacemaker, had not yet been invented. Still, he was well on his way to revolutionizing gun manufacturing in the United States.. Source

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