DID YOU KNOW?
We have produced phenomenal academics and professionals for decades and understand what it takes to make someone great. Your happiness, and ultimate success, pivot on confidence and the ability to believe in yourself, grow, and learn. This week our team has put together another 6 interesting facts for you to enjoy and expand your knowledge.
1. The Hepatitis A virus attacks the liver, causing yellow eyes, nausea, fatigue and itching lasting up to 6 months. Once infected, some people can sleep up to 3 weeks. Hep A can be contracted from contaminated water and food.
2. Michelangelo DI Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 –1564) Renaissance Painter & Sculptor of Renaissance Art known for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The tenacious and talented Michelangelo got an apprenticeship at age 13 and started supporting his parents who had financial problems.
3. South Africa’s National Anthem is the most multilingual anthem on earth. It makes use of 5 of the 11 National languages, namely; Sotho, Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans & English. The anthem is one of 3 anthems that start with one melody & ends with another. Anthems from Italy and Philippines form the other two.
4. Australia is the only country that is also a continent. It has been said that all of nature is against you in Aus due to all the dangerous animals that can kill you. Aus is home to the Great Barrier Reef sea life, but you also stand a change of running into deadly jelly fish.
5. Shamma Al Mazrui was the first Rhodes scholar from the United Arab Emirates at the University of Oxford. She was also dubbed the youngest government minister in the world when she was appointed to the Prime Minister’s cabinet. You’re never to young too shape the future, the world is your oyster.
6. The production of the VW Beetle was ordered by Adolf Hitler as the “people’s car.” Hence Volkswagen. Ferdinand Porsche designed it. Its production was stopped in the late 1970s but years later the new Beetle was rolled out as a visual and flashback to the original design. We now know it as a VW Golf.
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