1. IKEA is an acronym that stands for Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd, which is the founder’s name, farm where he grew up, and hometown.
  2. Although GPS is free for the world to use, it costs $2 million per day to operate. The money comes from American tax revenue.
  3. There is a punctuation mark used to signify irony or sarcasm that looks like a backward question mark.
  4. The Ethiopian calendar is 7.5 years behind the Gregorian calendar since it has 13 months.
  5. If you heat up a magnet, it will lose its magnetism.
  6. The quietest room in the world in Minnesota is measured in negative decibels – so quiet that you can hear your heartbeat and your bones moving.
  7. “Tsundoku” is a Japanese word for the habit of buying too many books, letting them pile up in your house, and never reading them.
  8. The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.
  9. Sun is so big that If the Sun was hollow, it would hold approximately 64.3 million moons or 1.3million Earths.
  10. A brain gets in good shape by memorizing a song.
  11. Girls obsess over male celebrities because it’s a safe way to express their sexuality at a distance, without being sexually threatened.
  12. Russians smile less than people from other parts of the world, due in large part to a popular Russian proverb: “A smile without a reason is a sign of idiocy.”
  13. Light from the sun takes eight minutes and twenty seconds to reach the earth.
  14. The Sun is closer to earth than all other stars. And It’s approximately 391 times as far away from the earth as the moon.
  15. The average amount of time a woman can keep a secret is 47 hours and 15 minutes.

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Ubong Effiong also known as Pendusky is a Customer Experience Management Personnel with Sterling Bank Plc.