Aleix Segura Vendrell (born in 1986, Barcelona) is a multiple World Champion freediver (and it’s 24 min 3.45 secs to be exact…)
In the 60s a NASA-funded a project to teach dolphins to speak which involved flooding a house and living with them. One researcher even developed n intimate relationship with one of the dolphins.
Dolphins were claimed to have learnt words such as “ball” and “diamond” but struggled with the letter “m”.
100g Brazil nuts = 0.01 mSv
Dental x-ray = 0.015 mSv
Daily average exposure to radiation (UK) = 0.007 mSv
UK: the best before of crisps is always on a Saturday
Football (soccer) pitches are all different sizes. There are only minimum and maximum lengths:
Min length: 90m — Max length: 120m
Min width: 45m — Max width: 90m
The length must be longer than the width. So theoretically you could have a pitch that’s 90m x 89m.
One of the longest pitches is Hull’s KC Stadium Hull City AFC at 114 metres
Originally they used to knock on people’s doors but realised that they were creating such a commotion that some neighbours got woken up for free, so over time they changed their approach and lightly tapped on the upstairs bedroom window with long sticks or used peashooters.
Watch a video of a knocer-upper here:
With some people Viagra causes cyanopsia, it stimulates the rod cells in your retina making your eyes more sensitive to colours, especially blue so everything has a blue tint.