10 Mind-Blowing Facts That You Should Read (Part 99)
1. Aitzaz Hasan, a 15 year old Pakistani school boy, who sacrificed his life while preventing a suicide bomber from entering his school of 2,000 students.
2. There is a proposal to allow for the free movement of people between Canada, the U.K., New Zealand and Australia, which in a poll of 67,000 people, over 90% were in favor of
3. Billy Mitchell achieved the ‘perfect score’ on Pac-Man in 1999, beating 256 levels and eating every pellet, fruit, and ghost, for the highest possible score of 3,333,360 – without dying once. He used his own elaborate strategies to beat the game, some of which the creators weren’t even aware of
4. In rich countries, obesity is more common among the less educated, but…
Dwarf monkeys, or pygmy marmosets, are officially the smallest monkeys in the world. The teeny primates measure just 5-6ins and on average weigh in at a measly 130g — lighter than an apple. The cute creatures, which are normally found in rainforests in Brazil, are affectionately known as “pocket monkeys”, “finger monkeys” and “little lions”.
The pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea) is a small New World monkey native to rainforests of the western Amazon Basin in South America. It is notable for being the smallest monkey and one of the smallest primates in the world at just over 100 grams (3.5 oz).