We are sure that we know our world from one place to another and that there is nothing left that can surprise us and make us say “Oh, wow!” But we are wrong.
Crfat Sides has collected 30 facts that will make you understand that there are still many things in the world that may surprise us. At least a little
To distinguish a real diamond from a fake one, you need to breathe on it: a fake one will fog up and a genuine one will remain clean.
A cockroach can live a few weeks without its head. It will eventually die of hunger.
The middle finger of Galileo Galilei is stored in the Science Museum of Florence.
The iPhone, the Harry Potter books, and the Rubik’s Cube are the 3 best selling products in the history of mankind.
The Mona Lisa stayed in Napoleon Bonaparte’s bedroom for a few years.
The Bombay phenotype is a phenomenon in which certain blood elements are absent. This results in a person with a mixed-blood type. Only 0.0004% of the world’s population has this blood. There is even special storage of this blood so that people who have it can receive a blood transfusion if necessary. Interestingly, this unique blood type can be transfused to anyone with a regular blood type.
In addition to the senses that we all know, such as smell and touch, a person also has another meaning: proprioception (being aware of the position of body parts).
Only 5% of the population of Brazil lives in the state of Rio Grande. However, this is the place of origin of 70% of all Brazilian models.
Bananas have a curved shape because they reach for sunlight when they grow.
Mayday is the word used instead of SOS in radio chat.
The characters of Pokémon Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan are named after Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan.
The Spanish word “esposas” means both “handcuffs” and “wives.”
The bluebird of the Twitter logo has a name: Larry. The creators of the social network named the bird after basketball player Larry Bird.
In the high mountain forests of Nepal, there are giant bees. The length of their bodies can be up to 1.1 inches. These bees produce special honey that can cause a person to hallucinate. The Gurungs that live in that part of the Himalayas collects this hallucinogenic honey.
Some Japanese traffic lights have a blue light instead of green because historically both colors have been named with the same word.
99% of the microbes that live inside humans are unknown to science.
The last words Albert Einstein spoke are unknown because he said them in German to a nurse who did not speak the language.
A paper cut is more painful than a normal cut because this wound almost never bleeds, so nerve endings remain open in the air, which irritates them. By the way, there is an article about it on Wikipedia.
Queen Elizabeth II is related to Vlad Tepes, the famous Dracula prototype.
When taking a hot bath, you burn as many calories as you would if you walked 30 minutes.
In 2011, North Korea gave Japan $ 500,000 when there was an earthquake.
When his body was exhumed in June 2017, Salvador Dalí’s mustache was exactly the same as the day of his death.
To burn only 1 calorie, you must click the mouse button 10 million times.
In 1939, the American composer and pianist Earl Wild gave the first concert in the world that was broadcast on live television. 58 years later, his performance was the first online concert on the Internet.
If you make ice cubes with tap water, they will be white; If you use boiled water, they will be transparent.
The surnames Van, Lee, and Zhang are the most popular in the world. 21% of the entire population of China owns them.
Animals avoid power lines because they are afraid of ultraviolet rays that the human eye cannot see. By the way, of all the mammals in the world, only humans and apes can’t see ultraviolet rays.
You spend so little electricity charging Your smartphone that even if he calculates the annual cost, it would be less than $ 1.
Charles Darwin was the first person who came up with the idea of joining the wheels to the office chair to move faster.
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