I'm sure I read before that if you smelt all the gold ore that has been mined to date, it would only fill 1 Olympic sized swimming pool.
Might be completely wrong there, but I think it was on QI before.
Got it wrong...its 20g of gold, not kg. My bad. Lol
Fact #57: Alaska has the most amount of coastline in the US. It is so vast it is more than all other states combined, coming in at 40'000miles of coastline.
Fact #58: Pistachio nuts are classified as a hazardous material when it comes to shipping as they are prone to spontaneous combustion.
Fact #59: On July 31, 1994, Simon Sang Sung of Singapore turned a single piece of dough into 8,192 noodles in 59.29 seconds!
Fact #60: A mole can dig a tunnel three hundred feet long in a single night.
Fact #61: The verb "cleave" is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other: adhere and separate.
Fact #62: 41% of women apply body or hand moisturiser a minimum three times a day.
As it stands, it implies that 41% of the entire woman population on the world apply body or hand moisturiser a minimum three times a day.
It should state how many people and of what demographic the statistic comes from..
EG, 41% of brittish/european/english/ blah
Im sure all the woman in afghanistan, africa, china, etc all dont use it..
ahhh good points, I took that statistic from QI if I am honest, I will re do fact 62.
Fact #62: American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.
Due to the heavy work load these went on a back burner, he are some (including tomorrows)
Fact #63: A tree in metropolitan area will survive for approximately eight years.
Fact #64: According to the Gemological Institute of America and Europe, up until the 1730's, India was the only source for diamonds in the world.
Fact #65: Astronauts get taller by an average 3 inches when they are in space due to gravity not pulling down on their body.
Fact #66: Despite being over 27 times smaller, Norway's total coastline is longer than the USA's.
Fact #67: Even though the rose does not bear any fruit, the rose hips have more Vitamin C than most vegetables and fruits.
That should satisfy some people!
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