29 October, 2020

VII Things We Learnt Last Week

VII Things We Learnt Last Week
  • Canada’s new PM Justin Trudeau once did a strip tease to raise money for research for liver disease
  • The village of Pakistan, 35 km from Purnea in Bihar, has no Muslim residents
  • Modi addressed 30 rallies, Nitish 220 and Laloo 242 during Bihar’s electioneering
  • A brisk 30-minute walk five days a week is the most effective exercise to keep weight down, says research
  • Hi-tech company Tesla got its name from a unit for measuring density of magnetic flux
  • The middle finger, as a gesture of insult, went up first in 4th century Athens when philosopher Dioge­nes was asked his opinion of orator Demosthenes
  • FB’s Mark Zuckerberg wears the same clothes (T-shirt, jeans) combo every day to avoid wasting time

Compiled by Uttam sengupta, Alka Gupta and Ashish Bagchi



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