Because Gmail was launched on 1st
April 2004, many people thought it was an April Fools’ Day prank.
Facebook has been banned in China
since July 2008!
Facebook has a feature that let
users decide who will manage his/her account when they die!
Any text you put into the status
update box is sent to Facebook’s servers, even if you don’t click the post
When anaesthetic was used for the
first time in childbirth in 1847, the mother was so amazed and relieved at how
painless the birth was that she named her child Anaesthesia!
In 1927 Otto Rohwedder invented
sliced bread. He made the first machine to slice and wrap bread and won a patent
for the process. After only six years after the invention, more sliced bread
was sold than unsliced!
Google bought YouTube in the year
2006 for 1.65 billion dollars.
The name “Google” was an accident. A spelling mistake made the founders
choose ‘Google’ instead of ‘Goggle‘
Heineken beer is designed to foam
for exactly 5 minutes!
You can only taste food if it is
mixed with saliva!
Albert Einstein was once offered the
Presidency of Israel. He declined saying he had no head for problems!
The Nobel Prize resulted from a late
change in the will of Alfred Nobel, who did not want to be remembered after his
death as a propagator of violence – he invented dynamite!
You can’t read in a dream because
reading and dreaming are functions of different sides of the brain, which don’t
co-operate while dreaming.
Your mind can sense someone staring
at you even when asleep!
People are more likely to return a
lost wallet if they find a baby picture inside of it.
Ubong Effiong also known as Pendusky is a Customer Experience Management Personnel with Sterling Bank Plc.
Oluwole Olusanya is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of one of the fastest-growing lifestyle and entertainment website in the country. He is a banker, writer, blogger, public affairs analyst and a tax consultant. He anchors Trending Topics on SHEFFA where he shares his thoughts and opinions on trending issues.
He is currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of South Wales, Wales, United Kingdom. He has diplomas in Banking and Finance, Investigative Journalism, Creative Writing, and Linguistics from Lagos State Polytechnic, Isolo, Lagos, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland and The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.