Weekly Facts #37

In the late 1800s and early 1900s it was thought to be good to bath your baby in lard for their first bath in Europe and America.

Sharing makeup, combs and brushes, nail clippers, razors, and toothbrushes are good way to spread infections and diseases.

The highest mountain is Mount Everest/Sagamatha/Chomolungma at 8,848 meters or 29,029 feet.  Its range is called Mahalangur Himalaya and is in Nepal and China.

Vacuuming is about 70 (decibels) dB, chainsaw running is about 110 dB, and pain threshold is around 130 db.  If you get a chance to hear a plane take off or gunshot, that is about 140 dB.  This doesn’t come close to the whale.  It can reach as high as 230 dB.

One of the most haunted places in the world is Hoia-Baciu forest in Romania with sightings of UFOs and ghosts. One of the most haunted places in the USA is the Eastern State Penitentiary in Pennsylvania where paranormal activity has been heard such as laughter and footsteps.

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