Sep 15, 2022

Random Thursday


Time for some more potpourri fun with True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t by Shane Carley! What fun and obscure facts will we learn today?

(image borrowed from Steamy Kitchen)

Did you know that natural wasabi isn't very spicy? The spicy flavor doesn't kick in until its crushed.

That's interesting.

(image borrowed from Firstclass)

Did you know that vibrators were originally used as a medical device? It was believed that orgasms could cure many medical ailments.

That's straight up weird!

(image borrowed from The Spruce)

Did you know that in the British Armed Forces, they have the ability to brew tea in their tanks?

That's teatime dedication!

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The Heimlich Maneuver wasn't invented until 1974. Henry Heimlich developed a more efficient way to help someone who is choking. Up until then, people had to pound on one's back--which is highly discouraged today!

Guess I never gave thought to who Heimlich was!

(image borrowed from National Geographic)

The first musical instruments date back about 40,000 years ago. Flutes were made of bird bones back then and scientists have dated them back between 30,000-40,000 years ago!

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