Mind Blowing Facts of the Day list#17

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1) In 2009, scientists announced a skin disorder they called “PlayStation palmar hidradenitis” caused by too much video game playing. – Source

2) During WWII, the Russians built a tank that could fly. – Source

3) $44 billion worth of gift cards have gone unredeemed since 2008. – Source

4) Most Japanese schools do not employ janitors or custodians. The Japanese education system believes that requiring students to clean the school themselves teaches respect, responsibility, and emphasizes equality. – Source

5) There are grapes shaped like long peppers called, “Witch Finger Grapes”. – Source

6) The Pirate Bay tried buying their own island in hopes of making their own country with no copyright laws. – Source

7) Drug lord, Pablo Escobar spent as much as $2,500 every month on rubber bands to “hold the money together.” – Source

8) A guy ate nothing but Chipotle for 30 days…and lost 10 lbs. – Source

9) In order to discover that penguins sleep more deeply in the afternoon, scientists crept up on sleeping king penguins at different times of the day and poked them with a stick until they woke up. – Source

10) Owning a cat can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes by more than a third. – Source

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