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