Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago
24 Incredible team facts
Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random team facts.
1. In 2005, a research team taught a group of monkeys how to use money. Soon thereafter, the monkeys were soliciting/practicing prostitution.
2. Apple has a "secret police" called the Worldwide Loyalty Team that makes sure no employees leak something.
3. Both teams going to the Super Bowl are from states that have legalized marijuana.
4. The steam from a cup of coffee contains the same amount of antioxidants as three oranges which help prevent cancer and heart diseases.
5. Ninety percent of tech employees are men and eight nine percent of startup leadership teams are all male.
6. Keanu Reeves donated about 75 million dollars from his Matrix earnings to the costume and special effects teams who worked on the films.
7. A soccer team in Madagascar in a sign of protest spent an entire match scoring own goals on themselves. The game ended 149 0.
8. The original Mortal Kombat game was created by a five man team in 8 months.
9. Google is giving a $20 million prize to any private team that can land on the Moon by December 31st, 2016.
10. Keanu Reeves donated about 75 million dollars from his Matrix earnings to the costume and special effects team who worked on the films.
11. The Colts and Ravens were among the most fined and suspended teams this season for rule violations, the Patriots were among the least.
12. After a hockey game fight, there is a 76 percent chance of at least one team playing better within the next three minutes.
13. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team and went home to cry in his room.
14. The U.S. State Department has a team that is dedicated to fighting ISIS using social media.
15. Pokemon Gold and Silver were developed by a small team of only 4 programmers, which is why it took 3 and a half years to make.
16. North Korea hired Chinese actors to show up to the World Cup and cheer for their team in the stands.
17. Teams at Whole Foods vote whether new employees can stay or are fired after their first 90 days of working there.
18. In Orlando Florida, heavily armed SWAT teams raided nine barbershops and arrested 34 people for barbering without a license.
19. Referees tend to be biased in favor of the home team, even if they are not from that town.
20. 'Soccer' is not an Americanism, It's short for 'Association Football' and was popularized by Charles Wreford Brown, captain of the English national team 1894 5.
21. In 1910 football teams were penalised 15 yards for an incompleted forward pass.
22. A city in India is named after Vasco da Gama, as well as three Brazilian football teams, several ships, a crater on the moon and several places in Lisbon, Portugal.
23. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team his sophomore year.
24. Pittsburgh is the only city where all major sports teams have the same colors: Black and gold.