Fact Of The Day #45

5 Facts of the Day #45

1. In Ancient Rome, the punishment for killing one’s father (patricide) was the death penalty, which was being sewn up in a leather sack along with a viper, a monkey, a dog and a cock and then thrown into water. 2. Jaguars have such powerful jaws that they kill their prey by biting into the […]

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5 Facts of the Day #38

1. Casu marzu is a Sardinian cheese that contains live maggots. The maggots can jump up to five inches out of cheese while you’re eating it, so it’s a good idea to shield it with your hand to stop them jumping into your eyes.   2. Between 1900 and 1920, Tug of War was an […]

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