WALMART AIN’T NO. 1 NO MORE
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who has been a major investor in Walmart since 2005, just sold almost all of stock in the retailer for $900 million. In a sign of these digital times, Walmart has been surpassed by online giant Amazon as the world’s largest web retailer. Walmart’s online sales were $13.7 billion in 2015, while Amazon’s was $107 billion.
WE LIKE TO BUY NICE THANGS…
South Florida ranks in the top 10 Top LGBT destinations in the USA. Fort Lauderdale alone attracts 1.5 million visitors alone who contribute $1.5 billion annually to Broward County’s economy, according to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau.
SAVOR THE FLAVOR
The web site thefactuals.tumblr.com reports an interesting fact: Girls have more tastebuds than boys!
PULL OUT THE FRYING PAN, HONEY
The web site NaturalCuresBook.net has published some head-scratching information about the harmful effects of microwave ovens. These include reduced resistance to viral and bacterial infections, a weakened immune system and cancer. The web site reports radiation from these ovens “deforms and destroys the food molecules, leading to the creation of harmful radioactive compounds.”
UNBELIEVABLE BUT TRUE…
- With the 60,000 miles of blood vessels inside the average human body, you could circumnavigate Earth two and a half times.
- The human eye is so sensitive that if the Earth were flat, you could spot a candle flickering at night from up to 30 miles away.
- The human brain can read up to 1,000 words per minute.