Need To Know Facts Part 2
Moon Objects Fact
Almost 170 000 KG of earth objects are left on the moon and only 382 KG of the moon was brought back to earth.
SA Marathon Fact
The Midmar Mile which is the world's largest open water swim and the Comrades Marathon which is the world's largest ultramarathon are both hosted in South Africa.
South Africa Currency Fact
The famous image on the old South African currency of Jan van Riebeeck is in fact not him at all. The incorrect image was sourced from Amsterdam ad is, in fact, Bartholomeus Vermuyden.
South African Coast Fact
The South African coast is home to more than 2000 shipwrecks older than 500 years.
SAB Miller Fact
SAB Miller in South Africa is ranked as the largest brewing company in the world and also supplies 50 percent of China's beer.
The first rare coal to oil technology was developed in South Africa by Sasol and today Sasol is also one of the biggest companies in South Africa.
Silver Slipper Casino Fact
The neon sign at Silver Slipper casino used to keep billionaire Howard Hughes awake at night, so he bought the casino and had the neon sign removed.
St Patrick Day Fact
In 2012 on St Patrick day it was estimated that the total amount spent on beer was $245 million and that is before tips to bartenders.
St Patrick Day
Do you celebrate St Patrick Day every year by buying a beer?
Steve Jobs Fact
Apple founder, Steve Jobs, was a pescetarian, meaning he ate no meat except for fish.
Suits TV Show Fact
Suits television show keeps it in the family. In real life, Professor Gerard is Harvey's father and Zoe Lawford is his wife while Claire Bowden is Mike's wife.
The Sun is very big in fact so big that one million earth sized planets can fit in the Sun.
First Smartphone Fact
The first smartphone developed was called SIMON. Its cost was around 1000 dollars and came out with a touchscreen keyboard.
Forbidden City Fact
The Forbidden City which is a palace in Beijing contains about 9000 rooms.
Google Flight Number Fact
You can see exactly where a plane is if you type the flight number into Google.
South African Mining Fact
South Africa is considered as the leader in the world when it comes to mining and minerals with close to 90 percent platinum and 40 percent gold on earth.
Rapper Nelly Fact
Rapper Nelly sends two kids to college every year.