Henry Ford was the first Industrial Giant to give his workers both Saturday and Sunday off, in hope that it would encourage more leisure use of automobiles, and thus popularising the idea of “weekend”.
3102 Karina Chikitova-In 2014, a 3-year-old Russian girl named Karina Chikitova survived for 11 days in Siberian taiga forest by drinking from a creek and eating berries while being protected by her dog which went to get help after nine days and returned with rescuers.
3156 Liquid Nitrogen Shot-In 2012 a young woman’s stomach had to be removed after she drank a shot with smoking liquid nitrogen still in it. The bar in England was been fined £100,000.
3670 Vaccination-Mississippi has the highest child vaccination rate of any state at 99.7%.
There are only four original citrus species (pomelo, citron, mandarin, and papeda). All others (lemon, lime, grapefruit, etc.) are hybrids.
3112 Admiral Yi Sun Shin-Despite never having received naval training or participating in naval combat prior to the war, and constantly being outnumbered and out supplied during the Battle of Myeongnyang in 1597, Admiral Yi Sun Shin defeated 333 Japanese ships with only 13 Korean ships
4051 Sigourney Weaver-Sigourney Weaver told James Cameron that if she were to come back as Ripley in Aliens, she wanted to do three things in the movie; not handle a weapon, die and make love to an alien. She doesn’t do any of these things by the end of the film.
3760 Aircraft Maintenance-Most of the big US Airlines have shifted major maintenance work on their aircraft to places like El Salvador, Mexico, and China, where few mechanics are FAA certified and inspections “have no teeth.”
3181 Andrej Pejić-In 2011, male model Andrej Pejić was ranked No. 98 in FHM magazine’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World.
Vor dem Restaurant bei der Strandarkirkja 31.07.2004