Friday, 4 April 2014

Saturday Breakfast Show 'Strange But True' facts for April 5th 2014 part 2 of 2

  1. On Facebook every 20 minutes 1,000,000 links are shared.
  2. Weight for weight spider silk is stronger than steel.
  3. This year’s Grand National Horse race is the 167th. It was cancelled during the two World Wars and in 1993 when there was a false start.
  4. The first Grand National was in 1839. The winner, called Lottery, came in at 5-1
  5.  A massive nine million people will watch the Grand National on TV in the UK and another 600million around the globe.
  6. Four out of five people over 100 years old are women.
  7. One out of every two million people will die by falling out of bed.
  8. Cold weather makes your fingernails grow faster.
  9. Did you know Disneyland doesn't sell chewing gum? It's because Walt Disney didn't want guests inconvenienced by stepping on gum in the park.
  10. Buttermilk doesn't contain any butter. It’s usually a simple recipe containing lemon juice, white vinegar and milk.

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