Tuesday 3 December 2013

Fact Hunter: Scouts & Cess Pits

Callum Watson
Did you know that scientists found that your head accounts for about 7 percent of the body’s surface area, and the heat loss is proportional to the amount of skin that’s showing?

Nathan Owsley
Did you know that all Scouts in the United Kingdom have worn the world membership badge since 1971?

Fitzroy Bamgbelu & Tony Marshall
Have you ever heard of a Gong farmer? It was a term used in Tudor England to describe someone who dug out and removed human excrement from privies and cesspits. The waste they collected, known as night soil, had to be taken outside the city or town boundary or to official dumps for disposal.

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