Daily Trivia

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There is an atomic bomb museum in New Mexico, where the first a-bomb was detonated. The museum is only open 12 hours each year. (source) ?

 

Members of the Nazi Party and KKK shot five unarmed protesters to death — in North Carolina, USA, in 1979, in broad daylight, while being filmed — and all were acquitted in two separate trials. (source)

 

In 2003, the U.S. military planned to attach caged chickens to the top of their Hum-Vees as they entered Iraq, to act as an early warning system to any dangerous chemicals or nerve agents. The operation was dubbed Operation Kuwaiti Field Chicken (KFC). (source)

 

There is a Seed Vault that protects seeds from all sorts of natural and man-made disasters; essentially a food insurance policy in case the world as we know it goes to pot. (source)

 

Sunflowers can be used to clean up radioactive waste. They are able to extract pollutants, including radioactive metal contaminants, through roots and store them in the stems and leaves. ?(source)

 

 

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