5 Things I Learned This Week, Part 8

Photo by Praveen Kumar Nandagiri on Unsplash

First
People in Canada say ‘Sorry’ so often, that in 2009 the Government passed a law declaring that an apology is not evidence of someone being guilty in a court of law.

Second
Every year, more than 17,000 Filipino nurses leave the country to work overseas as soon as they qualify.
In 2020, the Filipino Government put a block on it because of COVID-19 and restricted the number that can leave to just 5,000 a year.

Third
When dinosaurs were walking around on the Earth, there were active volcanoes on the moon that were erupting.

Fourth
When Nintendo developers created Princess Peach for the first time, she was initially created as a non-movable character and it stayed that way until 1988.
The designers thought that it was too complex at the time to make her an animated character.

Fifth
In 1988, Art dealer Forrest Fenn decided to hide a treasure chest full of $1million worth of valuable items.
He hid it somewhere in the Rocky Mountains and for decades people argued over whether there really was treasure hidden or not.
In June 2020, the truth came out when a treasure hunter decoded a clue and discovered the treasure buried under a tree.
The picture below is Forrest Fenn (right) authenticating the treasure with the medical student/hunter (left) that found it.

The Forrest Fenn Treasure
The Forrest Fenn Treasure
The Forrest Fenn Treasure

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