- The Bible, the world's best-selling book, is also the world's most shoplifted book. (I hope that person uses that Bible to pray for the stealing sin
- A square piece of dry paper cannot be folded in half more than 7 times. ( I can only fold it in half for 5 times.)
- In the 6th century BC Greek mathematician Pythagoras said that earth is round - but few agreed with him.
Greek astronomer Aristarchos said in the 3rd century BC that earth revolves around the sun - but the idea was not accepted.
In the 2nd century BC Greek astronomer Erastosthenes accurately measured the distance around the earth at about 40,000 km (24,860 miles) - but nobody believed him.
In the 2nd century AD Greek astronomer Ptolemy stated that earth was the centre of the universe - most people believed him for the next 1,400 years. (How ironic! People only liked to believe the Earth was the center of the universe, and everything had to evolve around it
- There are more than 600 million telephone lines, yet almost half the world's population has never made a phone call on a land line. However, more than half the world's population has made a cell phone call. There are more than 2 billion cell phones in use.
- Half the world's population is under 25 years of age. (I belong to this half