Mind Blowing Facts of the Day list#2

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1# Researchers estimate that two-thirds of humans have no idea what they’re good at or what their strengths are. – Source

2# Albert Einstein would charge people $1 for an autograph. He’d then donate his money to charity. – Source

3# Playing Tetris soon after a traumatic experience has been proven to help wipe bad memories and prevent flashbacks. – Source

4# A man robbed $1 from a bank so he could be sent to prison and receive medical care. He handed a teller a note demanding a dollar, then waited calmly on a sofa for police to arrive. – Source

5# There is a species of pig called “Mangalitsa” which has wool on it which resembles that of a sheep. – Source

6# In America, blonde women are generally paid more for the same job than women with other hair colors. – Source

7# A millionaire Chinese businessman has bulldozed the huts and muddy roads where he grew up – and built luxury homes for the people who lived there. – Source

8# Earth has sent out a radio signal towards a possible life-containing exoplanet named Gliese 581c. It is supposed to reach the planet by late 2029. – Source

9# During WWII, Tsutomu Yamaguchi cheated death twice in 3 days. On August 6, 1945, he was in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb dropped 3km away. He was severely burned, but still reported to work in Nagasaki on the 9th. Just as he was describing the blast to his boss, the 2nd bomb dropped – again 3km away – but this time he wasn’t injured. – Source

10# Celestis, Inc. is a company that sends cremated remains into space. Ranging from about $1,000 to $12,500, you have the option of launching your loved one’s ashes into deep space, to the moon, or into Earth’s orbit. – Source