Learn Something new everyday – week ending 1st April 2017

A two week catch up on what I have learnt recently….

19th: We use 150litres on water on average per person per day.

20th: Amazon Prime subscribers spend over double the amount per year on the website than non prime purchasers.

21st: When Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014 for $19 billion, it was the largest acquisition of an Internet start up in history.

22nd: A new billionaire is created every 6 days in the US.

23rd: Sheep on average give birth to 2 lambs per year.

24th: Don’t attempt to turn your laptop on after spilling water on it.

25th: My Dad has visited over 40 away football grounds!

26th: It takes 8 weeks from planting courgette seeds to harvesting.

27th: The average millionaire has seven different sources of income!

28th: Article 50 is a plan for any country that wishes to exit the EU. It was created as part of the Treaty of Lisbon – an agreement signed up to by all EU states which became law in 2009.

29th: Olives must be cured in order to reduce their bitterness. There is 115 calories per 100g. They are also a high antioxidant food.

30th: Every star you see in the sky is bigger and brighter than our sun.

31st: FSCS stands for Financial Services Compensation Scheme. It is he UK’s statutory compensation scheme for customers of authorised financial services firms. Ie it will pay out your money if a firm cannot.

1st April: The top 10 fastest growing cities are all in Africa. India, China and Nigeria – together are expected to account for 37 per cent of the projected growth of the world’s urban population by 2050

Sorry for the delay but laptop issues were to blame! I am back on track now!

Love Abi xxxx

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