Mind Blowing Facts of the Day list#3

    Before Frank Oz took over, Yoda (Star Wars) was played by a trained monkey with a cane.

    1) Before Frank Oz took over Yoda (Star Wars) was played by a trained monkey with a cane. – Source

    2) Nokia is developing a phone that would charge while you are walking around with it. – Source

    3) People who drink a lot of coffee – and other caffeinated beverages – find it more difficult to identify and describe their own emotions. – Source

    4) The U.S. Navy has 75 trained dolphins to detect enemy swimmers and underwater mines. – Source

    5) The Mexican Drug Cartels made a combined estimate of $29 billion dollars in 2010 about the same as Google. – Source

    6) Indonesian scientists have developed a *male* birth control pill that has been proven 99.96% effective in clinical testing. – Source

    7) “We either live together, or we die together,” was the slogan used by thousands of Muslims in the midst of Egypt’s religious tension and terrorist attacks in 2011. On Christmas Eve, Muslims protected Christians from Muslim extremists by offering themselves as a human shield during Coptic-mass. – Source

    8) There’s a town under a lake in Italy, and the church tower can still be seen above the surface.The lake is famous for the steeple of a submerged church; when the water freezes, this can be reached on foot. – Source

    9) Elephants have groupies. Thirsty olive baboons follow African elephants around and drink from the wells they dig in the sand. The elephants benefit by using the baboons as a tree-top early warning system for danger. – Source

    10) Sugar works as a natural pain reliever in children. – Source