Monday, 5 November 2018

Did you know No: 28


Here we are at another Monday been a pretty hot Monday as well, we had a stinking hot weekend, although I have now turned the air con off and open both the front and back doors so there is a nice breeze blowing through.

Anyway since it is Monday it is did you know day, so here are this weeks facts.

In most cases, if you have two objects equal in all respects, except one is white and the other is black, the black one will appear to be smaller.

Snoopy wasn't in the first Peanuts cartoon, he appeared in the third one

If we were to attempt manned exploration of t he nearest star system to Earth with the same kind of rocket that we used to get to the Moon, at its top speed of 25,000 miles per hour, it would take oane billion years to arrive.

85% of all life on Earth is Plankton, whatever that is

Flushable toilets were in use in ancient Rome

9 comments:

Nancy Chan said...

We had a cool, wet weekend. Snoopy is one of my favourite cartoon. So grateful for flush toilets. Have a wonderful new week!

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Jo-Anne - Snoopy I love ... but had no idea when he started. Flushable toilets - yes please ... we are so lucky to have them ... cheers Hilary

Debby said...

Thank God for flushable toilets.

Janie Junebug said...

I wonder why flushable toilets were available so very long ago but then people used outhouses for years.

Love,
Janie

CWMartin said...

Plankton is wee little floaty things that whales suck up for food. I was so proud of myself knowing that until I proofread and saw I spelled plankton wrong...

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Nancy..........I know nothing about Snoopy, yeah flushable toilets are great

Hilary.........I don't remember a time without a flushable toilet but Tim does

Debby..........Indeed

Janie..........I know I wondered about that

Chris..........Yeah I remember reading about that now you mention it, you know more then I do

Chatty Crone said...

I didn't know that about Snoopy!

Katie Isabella said...

I think we won't be headed to the nearest star system anytime soon.

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Chatty...........Now you do

Katie............No we won't

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