Saturday, May 2, 2015

Even More Random Trivia

Bush Market in Kabul, named after George W. Bush, sells food and supplies stolen from US military bases.

Oymyakon in Russia is the coldest inhabited town on Earth: its only hotel has no hot water and an outside toilet.

Burning Mountain, Australia, is a natural coal fire that has been alight for 6,000 years.

40 million people in China live in caves.

The fermented-cabbage museum in Seoul has 100,000 visitors a year.

As Earth moves it makes a musical note too low for human hearing: C sharp, 29 octaves below middle C.

The only way to tell if trees are short of water is to record the sounds they make; the thirstier they are, the louder they get.

On January 22, 1943, the temperature in Spearfish, South Dakota, went from -4 degrees to +45 degrees in two minutes.

Only 22 of the world’s 193 countries have never been invaded by the British.

Taken from: 1,339 Quite Interesting Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop, by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, and James Harkin.

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