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February Facts

Below are some interesting facts about the month of February you may not know. The 2nd month of the year is an outstanding one In the Georgian calendar, the calendar that most of the world uses, February is the second month of the year. Most of the months have 30 or 31 days in a month but February is shorter. February has 28 days until Julius Caesar gave it 29 and 30 days every four years. This is because the…

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2015. We wish everyone good health and prosperity in the New Year and beyond.   From everyone at Maintenance Services Direct. Maintenance Services Direct If any of the services listed above are of interest to you or you require any maintenance, cleaning or repairs not listed above please Contact Us on +44 (0)1384 231211 or +44…

Electricity Fun Facts

Electricity Fun Facts Electricity travels at the speed of light – more than 300,000 kilometres per second! Electric potential energy is measured in Volts. A spark of static electricity can measure up to three thousand (3,000) volts. A bolt of lightning can measure up to three million (3,000,000) volts and it lasts less than one second. Lightning is a discharge of electricity in the atmosphere. Lightning bolts can travel at around 210,000 kph, and reach nearly 30,000 °C in temperature.…

50 fun facts

50 Amazing but useless facts 50 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW (or 50 Completely Useless Facts!)       The word “queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.Beetles taste like apples,wasps like pine nuts, and worms  like fried bacon.Of all the words in the English language, the word ‘set’ has the most definitions! What is called a “French kiss” in the English speaking world is…