Mind Blowing Facts of the Day list#23

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1) Two surgeons used a coat hanger, brandy, and a tube to operate on a collapsed lung during an airplane flight – and succeeded – Source

2) Men need a minimum of two guys nights a week to maintain good health, and it’s a scientific fact, according to new research from a U.K. psychologist. – Source

3) Indian housewives hold 11% of the World’s gold. That is more than the reserves of USA, IMF, Switzerland and Germany put together. – Source

4) Scientists have found a shark in Greenland that eats polar bears and can live up to the age of 200. – Source

5) The Dalai Lama eats meat every other day and once said “I’m a Tibetan monk,not a vegetarian” – Source

6) The Pentagon is developing a “combat chewing gum” to help soldiers maintain dental hygiene in the field. It is expected to save the Army $100 million per year in dental services. – Source

7) The German Parliament building has a glass dome above it that people can walk over. This is to remind the politicians that government should be transparent, and the people are always above them. – Source

8) The ancient Greeks believed that red heads would turn into vampires after they died. – Source

9) In 2002, a 15 year old boy inspired by 9/11, stole an airplane and flew it into a skyscraper in Tampa, Florida. It damaged one office room and he was the only person that died. Source

10) After watching Star Wars for the first time in 1977, James Cameron quit his job as a truck driver to enter the film industry. – Source

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