So simple physic! OMG, I am such a nerd. I love this stuff.
1. Martial artist Yuki Nakai beat 2 fighters, twice his size, in a tournament after an illegal eye gouge left him blind in one eye. He developed complete blindness in one eye, yet kept it secret for years in order to protect the reputation of martial arts. 2. As a child, Muhammad Ali was refused an autograph by his boxing idol, Sugar Ray Robinson. When Ali became a prizefighter, he vowed never to deny an autograph request, which he honored throughout his career.
01. Altitude Anorexia is a lack or loss of appetite which results in loss of fat at high altitudes in non-acclimatized humans. A study has shown that people living closer to the sea level were 4-5 times more likely to be obese than the people who live above the sea level.
1. France's greatest boxer Marcel Cerdan won 113 fights out of 117, 66 were Knock Outs. He died in a plane crash shortly after becoming world champion. The purpose of the journey was to see his mistress, famous singer Édith Piaf.
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1. When Michael Crichton (American author) was in college, he conducted an experiment to expose an English professor who he believed was giving him abnormally low marks. Crichton submitted an essay by George Orwell under his own name. The paper was returned by his unwitting professor with a mark of "B−". 2. Wi-Fi was developed by using technology from a failed experiment attempting to detect mini black holes.
01. The ogre-faced spider has the best low-light vision in the world due to a pair of hind eyes with an aperture of F.58 and a very delicate light-sensitive retina. Their eyes have no irises and therefore the sunlight destroys their sensitive retina every single morning only for it to be regrown in the evening.
1. On the set of Spider-man: Homecoming, Michael Keaton would troll Tom Holland by whispering "I'm Batman" during fight scenes. 2. When Jim Carrey played Andy Kaufman in 'Man on the Moon' he was method acting. He did such a good job that when Andy Kaufman's sister visited the set, she believed Jim Carrey was a "vessel" which allowed Andy to communicate from beyond the grave and talk to his sister.
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1. Back in 2011, Julian Assange called Facebook the "most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented." 2. It costs $100 to send Mark Zuckerberg a Facebook message.
Today is Pi Day, for obvious reasons. Pi is a Greek letter representing the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, a mathematical constant. If a circle's diameter is one, its circumference is approximately Happy Pi day.
1. Video game publisher Bethesda offered the developers of Fallout: New Vegas a $1 million bonus if the game scored a review of 85 or higher on Metacritic. When the game was released, it got 84 on Metacritic and therefore no bonuses were given.
1. Babies can drink and breathe at the same time, even though adults can’t. For the first 3 months of life their larynx acts like a little snorkel. 2. 02. Humans have about 100 million neurons, dubbed the ‘second brain’, embedded in the walls of the long tube of our gut, or alimentary canal, running from the esophagus to the anus. This enteric nervous system enables us to “feel” the inner world of our gut and its contents.