1. In the Netherlands, workers can be absent for up to two years while receiving 70% of their salary as sick pay.
  2. If the earth didn’t have the moon, our days would only be 6-8 hours long and there would be between 1,100-1,400 days in a year.
  3. Human brain has the capacity to generate approximately 23 watts of power when awake.
  4. To leave a party without telling anyone is called in English, a “French Exit”. In French, it’s called a “partirà l’anglaise”, to leave like the English.
  5. If you point your car keys to your head, it increases the remote’s signal range. This works by using your brain to act as a radio transmitter.
  6. IKEA is an acronym which stands for Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd, which is the founder’s name, farm where he grew up, and hometown.
  7. Although GPS is free for the world to use, it costs $2 million per day to operate. The money comes from American tax revenue.
  8. There is a punctuation mark used to signify irony or sarcasm that looks like a backward question mark.
  9. The Ethiopian calendar is 7.5 years behind the Gregorian calendar due to the fact that it has 13 months.
  10. If you heat up a magnet, it will lose its magnetism.
  11. The quietest room in the world in Minnesota is measured in negative decibels – so quiet that you can hear your own heartbeat and your bones moving.
  12. “Tsundoku” is a Japanese word for the habit of buying too many books, letting them pile up in your house, and never reading them.
  13. The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.
  14. Did you know an obsessive addictive disorder in which a person becomes overly involved with the details of a celebrity’s personal and professional life is called Celebrity Worship Syndrome (CWS)
  15. Coca-Cola would be green if the coloring wasn’t added to it.

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