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1. Do you know that a Troglodyte is a cave dweller, especially one of the prehistoric people thought to have lived in caves and appears ecce...

1. Do you know that a Troglodyte is a cave dweller, especially one of
the prehistoric people thought to have lived in caves and appears
eccentric?


2. Did you know that 11% of people are left handed?


3. Did you know that the month of August has the highest percentage of births?


4. Did you know that unless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it?


5. Did you know that the average person falls asleep in 7 minutes?




If you never knew, now you do.

Hello there! Welcome to Our Do you know Segment for this Saturday! Here are some quick facts for you to digest; 1. There are about 7 bil...

Hello there!

Welcome to Our Do you know Segment for this Saturday!

Here are some quick facts for you to digest;


1. There are about 7 billion people on the planet and 4 billion of
them use a mobile phone. Only 3.5 billion of them use a toothbrush.

2. Amazon, originally was a printed book seller company, now it sells
more e-books than printed books.

3. Facebook reports over 1 billion registered users. Were it a
country, it would have had 3rd largest population in the World.


4. Email was already around before the World Wide Web came

5. Commercially ball point pens were sold first in Buenos Aires in
1945 by Eterpen Co.

6. While it took the radio 38 years, and the television a short 13
years, it took the World Wide Web only 4 years to reach 50 million
users.

7. Douglas Engelbart had made the first computer mouse in 1963, and it
was made out of wood.

8. Google uses an estimated 15 billion kWh of electricity per year,
more than most countries. However, Google generates a lot of their own
power with their solar panels.

9. Of the 60 billion emails that are sent on a daily basis, 97 percent
are considered spam .

10. The first cell phone sold in the United States – the Motorola
DynaTAC 8000X – was designed by Rudy Krolopp in April of 1984. It
weighed two pounds.

11. And most importantly…
The man known as the Father of Information Theory, Claude Shannon,
invented the digital circuit – the foundation of the magic that
provides us all access to the Internet today - during his master's
degree program, when he was just 21 years old.



If you never knew, well, now you know!

Do you know? The wealthiest criminal in world history is The king of cocaine, Pablo Emilio Escobar. Do you know it was him and his associa...

Do you know?

The wealthiest criminal in world history is The king of cocaine, Pablo Emilio Escobar.

Do you know it was him and his associates that first produced powdered cocaine

Do you know He was allegedly responsible for the 1989 murder of
Colombian presidential candidate Luis Carlos Galán, the heavy favorite in the 1990 Colombian presidential election , as well as for the bombing of Avianca Flight 203 and the 1989 DAS Building bombing in Bogotá ?

Do you know he was a philanthropist??

Do you know a vigilante group
known as Los Pepes ( Los Pe rseguidos por P ablo Es cobar, "People Persecuted by Pablo Escobar") was formed to apprehend him??

Do you know he was killed by fatal gunshots even through his ear??

Do you know there's a reward for every good or bad deed done on earth?

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Do you know that the Nobel prize was initiated by a Swedish chemist, businessman and philanthropist called Alfred Bernhard Nobel? Do ...

Do you know that the Nobel prize was initiated by a Swedish chemist,
businessman and philanthropist called Alfred Bernhard Nobel?


Do you know that the prize is awarded for the fields of Chemistry,
Economics, Literature, Peace, Physics, Physiology or Medicine?


Do you know that as at 2012, only 43 women had received the award?


Do you know that Mahatama Gandhi was not awarded?


Do you know that the 2016 prizes were awarded for:
1. Medicine or Physiology to Fukuoka, a Japanese born, for
illuminating autophagy, a process in cells.
2. Peace to the Columbian President for his resolute efforts to bring
the country's more than 50 year civil war to an end- a war that cost
the lives of at least 220,000 colombians and displaced close to 6
million people.
3. Literature to "Bob Dylan" for creating a new poetic expressions
within the American song tradition.



Do you know that some Scientists actually rejected their prizes?


Do you know that we have only three recipients of the awards in Africa, namely:
1. Professor Wole Soyinka
2. Nelson Mandela
3. Bishop Desmond Tutu.




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