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Roy Sullivan – A man who has been struck by ligtning 7 times

Roy Cleveland Sullivan

Roy Cleveland Sullivan is recognized by Guinness World Records as the person struck by lightning more recorded times than any other human being. Sullivan (February 7, 1912 – September 28, 1983) was a U.S. park ranger in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Sullivan was hit by lightning on seven different occasions and survived all of them between 1942 and 1977. For ... Read More »

Aluminium cans take 500 years to break down

aluminium cans recycle

Aluminium cans take 500 years to break down. It’s shocking how long aluminium cans will sit in a landfill. It’s shocking to hear how much goes into landfills each year in the World. There are items thrown into landfills every single day that could be recycled. Often times all it takes is for people to start thinking outside the blue box. ... Read More »

Heart Attack – Risk is higher on Monday

Heart Care

The risk of heart attack is higher on Monday than any other day of the week.  German researchers observed that the risk of a heart attack is 33 percent higher on Monday than on any other day, possibly because of the stress of starting the work week. Our body always remembers and anticipates stressful events. So, even though the participants ... Read More »

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987

American airlines

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class. Quite a common story that gets brought up around airports or business meetings when someone wants to provide a famous example of small change for massive savings is the olive story. Apparently there was an airline that managed to save tens of thousands of ... Read More »

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