38 Fascinating & ‘So True’ Random Facts for a Random Day – Part 65

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26Magnus Carlson

Magnus Carlson played 10 chess games simultaneously with his back turned and won 7 of them.


27. During the final stages of freezing to death, you may feel very overheated and take off your clothes before "terminal burrowing", which is also known as "hide-and-die syndrome".


28. Home Depot has a monthly do it yourself project for kids that is free at every location.


29. Jadin Bell was a sophomore in high school, where he committed suicide due to excessive bullying. His father planned to walk across the country to spread awareness for bullying, where he was killed by a semi-truck.


30. Eggs from hens raised on pastures "contain twice as much vitamin E and long-chain omega-3 fats, 2.5-fold more omega-3 fatty acids, and less than half the ratio of omega-6 : omega-3 fatty acids" than eggs from commercial hens.


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31Market prices

Big companies use price announcements as a way of coordinating prices with competitors to avoid antitrust regulations. The Airline, shipping, chemical, pharmaceutical and telecoms firms have all used price announcements as a way to ensure competitors maintain market prices.


32. The Great British Knot Experiment found that cords have a much smaller chance of tangling when their ends are tied together to form a loop. The result has also been used by pharmacologists to control microscopic loops in DNA and viruses.


33. The manga creator of Dragon Ball Z, Akira Toriyama, met Jackie Chan, who is a fan of Toriyama's previous works, Dr. Slump. Because of the meetup, Toriyama had the inspiration to create Dragon Balls, then incorporated Jackie Chan's stunts as Dragon Ball fighting moves.


34. The T. Rex could have been easily be outrun by a human given their maximum speed was only around 12 mph.


35. The largest living thing on earth is a humongous fungus.


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36Micheal Dorn

Micheal Dorn, Worf from Star Trek, owned and flew an F-86 Sabre fighter jet.


37. In 1952, students at the University of Washington tricked their teacher by creating a false student named John Rainwater. It has now been used as a pseudonym by multiple renowned mathematicians.


38. William Shakespeare likely smoked weed and described it as the "journey in my head".

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