01 – The 1883 volcanic eruption on krakatoa produced the loudest sound ever known. It reverberated around the globe 7 times before diminishing. It could be heard 4000miles away, and people within 100miles had permanent hearing loss.
02 – The Greek name for mosquito is “Anopheles”, translating to “good-for-nothing”.
03 – In 1976, a struggling Princeton undergraduate wrote his junior term paper on how to make an atomic bomb, using information he gathered from physics textbooks and declassified documents. He got an A in the class but never got his paper back because it was seized by the United States government.
04 – While filming Rocky IV, Sylvester Stallone (Rambo) asked Dolph Lundgren to try to knock him out for real. Lundgren hit him so hard he was sent to the hospital and was in ICU (Intensive Care Unit) for 9days!
Culled from Funfacts.
Andikan Inyang
As a Chemical Engineering graduate, former Immigration Officer and present day banker.....and most importantly, a foodie, I hide behind my pen.......therein lies my strength. I hope to pursue a career in writing and explore the world of poetry. So help me God.