ECR's Top 5: Get Fact'd stories for the first week of August

ECR's Top 5: Get Fact'd stories for the first week of August

Dating way back to a time where a town called Neversink was completely submerged underwater...

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The week was full of great facts from Darren Maule. 

So we have put together a top five #GetFact'd facts from the week that you may have missed out on:

1. 

Aquadextrous is a term used to describe the ability to turn the bathtub faucet on and off with your toes. So the entire team decided to try the aquadextrous way of life as well. To have a look at these videos, check them out here.

2. 

A chess player in the Dutch Open Championship in the early 90s deliberately threw a game, getting mated in three moves, because he had tickets for a Madonna concert and didn't want to be late. What's funny about this is that Madonna is notorious for starting her concerts late.

Read more: Chess player deliberately throws game for Madonna concert

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'Milkshake' is a song by American singer Kelis from her third studio album, 'Tasty' (2003). Written and produced by the Neptunes, the song was originally offered to Britney Spears for her fourth studio album, 'In the Zone', but was rejected and given to Kelis instead.

Read more: 'Milkshake' was first originally offered to Britney Spears

"I'd rather hang out with the homeless than Hollywood"- Britney Spears
"I'd rather hang out with the homeless than Hollywood"- Britney Spears

4. 

Have you ever wonder why some schools have 'Gymnasium' in their name? Like Potchefstroom Gymnasium or Paarl Gymnasium? The history of the gymnasium dates back to ancient Greece, where the literal meaning of the Greek word gymnasium was “school for naked exercise.”

Plus, Gymnasium is a term in various European languages for a secondary school that prepares students for higher education at a university.

Read more: Was Teflon used to make the first nuclear bombs?

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5. 

Most tornados occur between 3pm and 7pm. In the US, some people get extremely drunk before a tornado because your are more flexible and less likely to get hurt.

Read more: What time do tornados normally occur?

Make sure you tune in Monday to Friday after 08:00 for Darren Maule's Get Fact'd.

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