October 17, 2010

Two pretty amazing facts

The inferno inside a jet engine is hotter than the surface of the sun and would melt the turbine’s blades if not for clever management of airflow...(I didn't know that)

At its height, the British Empire had more Muslim subjects than any other empire ever. It counted as subjects over one in three of the world’s Muslims.
(O.K. for crying out loud, what did the Brits do to tick them off so badly?)

Amazing facts found at Arts and Letters Daily.

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