FACTS OF THE DAY

March 15th 2018

Amazon’s largest warehouse is the size of 17 American football fields.

qz.com

~

One of the late Stephen Hawking’s widely-accepted theories is that black holes aren’t black.

telegraph.co.uk

~

After the school shooting in Parkland, Florida in which 17 people died, monthly sales of assault rifles in the state rose by 12.6%

bloomberg.com

~

Paleontologists from Uppsala University in Sweden say that Archaeopteryx, long considered the earliest known bird, was able to fly, but not very well.

reuters.com

~

An 11% reduction in operating profits in 2017 resulted in General Electric not paying bonuses to senior managers for the first time in its 126-year history.

reuters.com

~

A California teacher, who is also a firearms-trained reserve police officer, fired his gun in class while checking it wasn’t loaded and wounded a student.

washingtonpost.com