100 things we didn’t know this time last year

BBC News Magazine presents this fun article which is essentially an annual summary of new and interesting information. It is an entertaining listing of facts, revelations, words and other tidbits of odd data to come out of the past year in the news.

Did you know it takes 75kg of raw material to make the average mobile phone? Or if all the Smarties eaten in one year were
laid end to end it would equal almost 63,380 miles, more than
two-and-a-half times around the Earth’s equator.

penguins.jpgImage taken from the site.