Fun Facts and Inspiration for January 22

Fun Facts and Inspiration for January 22

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Inspiration . . .

“A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.” – Unknown

 

Did you know that . . .

90% of all volcanic activity occurs under the surface of the oceans?  In 1993 scientists located the largest known concentration of active volcanoes on the South Pacific sea bed.  The area was the size of New York State and had 1,133 volcanic cones and sea mounts.

When sled dogs are running in Alaska’s annual Iditarod race they burn an average 10,000 calories a day?

The IRS manual for employees has instructions for collecting taxes after a nuclear war?

Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because black paint dried the fastest?

A writer for the San Francisco Examiner was fired.  His dismissal letter was reported to have said, “…you just don’t know how to use the English language.  This isn’t a kindergarten for amateur writers.”  The poor man was Rudyard Kipling who later wrote numerous books, received scores of awards and in 1907 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature!!

There are more different types of fish that live in one Amazon River tributary than in all the rivers in North America?

If Antarctica’s ice sheets melted, the world’s oceans would rise by 200-210 feet worldwide?

The Venezuelan brown bat can detect and dodge individual raindrops in mid-flight, arriving back at the cave completely dry?

In real estate a home inspection can be a powerful tool for the buyer.  When a home inspection is done there is usually a long list of items that the inspector has identified, most of which are relatively minor.  When there are issues that are more serious, such as water leaks or improper wiring, it can be a good idea for the buyer’s agent (with the buyer’s consent) to provide a copy of the inspection to the sellers.  This not only makes them aware of the situation but puts the sellers in the situation of having to report the matter to other potential buyers once they are aware of the defect.  This can be a good bargaining chip for the first buyers.

If you are thinking of buying or selling, talk to a REALTOR who can give you the information you need to make an informed decision.

As always, if I can help with any of your real estate needs, please feel free to text or call me at 615 417-8182 or email me at RolandLow1@gmail.com.

Roland

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