More Facts

Good morning all another Monday is here so that means facts and here they are………….

In the 1580’s a chain of warning bonfires across Britain could send only two messages. One was “help! The Spanish invaders are coming!”, the other was “Oh no! The Spanish invades are here!”.

2,400 years before the Ancient Greeks put together a system using sets of five torches they could send any letter of the Greek alphabet. The people who ran the torches burned different combinations of torches to send different letters. It must have been quite a show.

Emus lay emerald green eggs

The huge clock on the British Houses of Parliament was once slowed down when a passing group of starlings decided to take a breather on the minute hand.

99% of the matter in our solar system is contained in the sun.


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