RANDOM FACTS #1


11. It is estimated that, using concrete blocks to build a pyramid of Giza, it would take 5 years and would cost $5 billion. – Source
12. Alexander the Great was embalmed in a coffin filled with honey. – Source
13. In the Shawshank Redemption, Andy actually crawls through chocolate syrup in the sewer scene, and the tunnel where it was filmed still smells like chocolate today. – Source
14. In the Shawshank Redemption, Andy actually crawls through chocolate syrup in the sewer scene, and the tunnel where it was filmed still smells like chocolate today. – Source
15. Up until the 1960’s, poor Swiss children were auctioned to farmers to be used as a source of cheap labor – Source


16. Kellogg’s was anti-sex and corn flakes were invented as part of an anti-masturbation crusade – Source
17. In Iceland, they have an app to detect whether or not your date is a relative, due to the country’s small population. – Source
18. Japanese police fire paint-balls at fleeing vehicles so that other police vehicles can see them and identify them at a later date if they get away. The paint is bright orange and difficult to remove. – Source
19. Over 80% of the world’s eyewear manufacturer and retailer brands are owned and operated by Luxottica Group. This is the main reason why glasses are so expensive due to monopoly. – Source
20. There are NYC taxis that are actually undercover cop cars. – Source

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