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Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for Your Noggin’ (9/20/21)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Monday – September 20th, 2021. Let’s learn something together:

  1. There is a poison called “ciguatoxin” that can reverse the heat and cold sensation of its victims.  The toxin is carried by some fish.
  2. The first meal eaten on the Moon was:  Bacon bits . . . peaches . . . sugar cookie cubes . . . a pineapple and grapefruit drink . . . and coffee.
  3. The Netherlands gives Canada 20,000 tulips every year as a thank you for protecting the Dutch royal family in World War Two.
  4. If you play dead in order to kill or capture an enemy in a war scenario, you are committing a war crime according to the Geneva Convention.
  5. The 2012 movie “Kon-Tiki” was filmed simultaneously in Norwegian and English, with each scene being shot twice, first in Norwegian and then in English.

Be sure to use one of these little tidbits in your life this week!

 

(Wiki / Smithsonian / About the Netherlands / ICRC / Wiki)



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