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This week our team has put together another 6 interesting facts for you to enjoy and expand your knowledge.
- Vitamin A (Retinol) is great for clearing skin acne, regeneration of skin cells and vision. Doctors recommend limited sun and alcohol and lots of sunscreen. Maximum dosage per day is 5000-10 000 mcg works well with Vit C & Zinc. Always take on a full stomach.
- One of the greatest physicists of all time, Albert Einstein played the violin. When he would take a break from his work, he would do this while jotting down ideas for his work. Listening to classical music stimulates a part of the brain that enhances cognition.
- The 7-38-55 Communication Rule (invented by Albert Mehrabian) suggests that merely 7% of communication is verbal, 38% is tone of voice and 55% is body language. A lot of businesses train their customer support and sales people to smile for customers even when talking over the phone.
- The biggest Elephant weighed in at a whopping 11 000 kg (Angola). The world’s most famous Elephant was Jumbo. Walt Disney honored him by making the animation called Dumbo. It is said that President Rooseveldt even took a ride on Jumbo. His owner used to give him whiskey when he got aggressive.
- Morse Code was used in communication between alies during the 2nd world, war when radio frequencies proved unreliable and easily hackable by Nazi enemies. Morse is a very rare skill today. The US military still train their militants on how to use morse just in case modern communication systems fail.
- Morse code by Samuel Morse (1791-1872, America) was the first instant telecommunication with people miles away. Prior to Morse code, messages were sent through letters. Morse code is a series of dots, dashes and correlated spaces forming a specific sound for each letter of the alphabet.