Did You Know? #8

December 22, 2020 1 min read

Did You Know? 

  1. Top earners in STEM fields make as much money as most celebrities
  2. Clean beauty ingredients are often listed in Latin
  3. The very first VCR was the size of a piano
  4. Keeping cosmetics out of sunlight aids in lengthening their lifespan. 
  5. As low as 1 in 10 engineers in the US are minorities. 
  6. Since the 1950’s more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been produced. This weighs the same as around 47 million blue whales
  7. In addition, it is estimated that only 9% of this plastic has been recycled. 
  8. Nail polish’s origin dates back to 5,000 years ago in China. Egg whites, beeswax, gum, and colored powder were among the early ingredients. 
  9. The US has the highest cosmetic plastic surgery rates in the world
  10. Only 6% of high school seniors earn a STEM-related degree. 

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