Today we would be reviewing 100 facts you never knew, reading this article help you increase your IQ, no matter how intelligent you are you would still find something to gain and my utmost reason is for fun so I would love you to enjoy the fun with me.
1. The longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis with 45 letters
2. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog" contains every letters of the English alphabet
3. No matter the size or thickness of a sheet of paper, It can not be folded more than 8 times.
4. Do you know that an egg will float if placed in water in which sugar has been added
5. You can kill a scorpion by pouring small amount of alcohol on it
6. A snail can sleep for three years
7. You are about 1 centimeter taller in the morning than in the evening
8. People who lie tend to look up and to the left (their left)
9. Guess what Nazi Germany leader, Adolf Hitler had only one testicle
10. To sell your house faster and for more money, paint it yellow
11. An Apple, Potato and onion all taste the same if you eat them with your nose plugged
12. Bacteria that causes tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, leprosy can be cured with cashews
13. Albert Einstein was offer the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined the offer
14. Do you know it takes 17 muscles to smile and 43 to frown
15. You can start fire with an Ice
16. Babies eyes do not produce tear until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old
17. Do you know that of all words in the English language the word "set" has the most definitions
18. Penguin can convert salt water to fresh water
19. Canada is an Indian word meaning "Big village"
20 Elephant are the only one animal that can't jump
21. There is a giant Mushroom in Oregon that is over 2400 years old, covers 3.4 square miles of land, and it is still growing
22. Do you know that Banana contains a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is also found in Prozac
23. Approximately 70 percent of the earth is covered with water. Only 1 percent of this water is drinkable
24. Do you know only male fireflies can fly
25. Antarctica is the only land on the planet that is not owned by any country
26. Each day is longer than the previous one by 0.00000002 seconds which is 13 seconds each century
27. Billy goats urinate on their own head to smell more attractive to their opposite sex.
28. President George W. Bush is related to all other US presidents
29. Do you know the sun is a star.
30. 99% of people cannot lick their elbow
31. Believe me ! Ants don't sleep
32. Dreamt is the only English words that ends with "mt"
33. Only female mosquitoes bite and drink blood
34. A fire in Australia as been burning for more than 5000 years
35. Do you know that cat cannot taste sweet things
36. Do you know Dolphin sleeps with one eye open
37. Most people who read the word "yawning" will yawn
38. Females learn to talk, use sentence and read more earlier than males
39. Believe me! To take an oath, Ancient Roman put a hand on their testicles, that was how the word "testimony" was originated
40. Every three seconds, a new baby is born and every three seconds, somebody dies
41. Do you know a chameleon tongue is twice the length of its body
42. A hardworking adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day
43. In Ancient Greece, If a woman watch even one Olympic event, she would be executed
44. Do you know Cleopatra was not Egyptian but Greek
45. A Spider silk is stronger than steel
46. Dragon flies as six legs but can't walk
47. Most dust particles in your house comes from dead skins
48. Wearing Yellow makes you look bigger on camera while green makes you look smaller
49. Rats can tell the difference between two human being languages
50. 80% of millionaire drive used cars
51. A peanut is not a nut it is a legume
52. Infant spend more time dream than adults
53. An ostrich eye is bigger than it's brain
54. Do you know it takes 492 seconds for sunlight to reach the Earth
55. Honey is a food that can't spoil
56. No matter how cold it gets gasoline will never freeze
57. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete
58. Male monkey loose the hair on their head in the same way men do
59. Aluminum used to be more valuable than gold
60. When Scott paper company first started manufacturing toilet paper they did not put their name on the product because of embarrassment
61. Avocados are poisonous to birds
62. Bluebirds cannot see the color blue
63. It is impossible to see a rainbow at night.
64. Do you know a polar bear's skin is black, It's fur is not wgite, but actually clear
65. The Bible is one of the most shoplifted books in the world.
66. The storage capacity of human Brain exceeds 4 terabytes.
67. Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button.
68. Apples are actually part of the rose family.
69. A fetus develops fingerprint at eighteen weeks.
70. An Albatross can sleep while it flies.
71. Girls have more taste buds than boys.
72. Believe me In Athens, Greece a driver's license can be taken away by the law if the driver is deemed either unbathed or poorly dressed.
73. Banana aren't fruits, they are a type of herb.
74. Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.
75. Believe me A rat can go without water longer than a Camel
76. Avocados have more protein than any other fruit
77. Most cellphone antennas have no purpose other than to make people believe that flipping up a 2 inch antenna just gave them a better reception. They are not connected to any circuitry
78. 25% of your bones are located at your feet
79. Pepsi was originally called "Brad's drink"
80. An Iceberg contains more heat than a lit match
81. Cat urine glow under a black-light
82. A dragon fly has a live span of 24 hours
83. It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are being planted by squirrels who bury nut and forgot where they hid them
84. Giraffes are unable to cough
85. The heart of a mouse beats 650 times per minute
86. Bats always turn left when exiting a cave
87. The original name for butterfly was "flutter by"
88. Kitten are born both blind and deaf
89. No one knows where Mozart was buried
90. Human birth control pills work on Gorillas
91. Dog can hear sounds you can't
92. Damascus is the oldest city in the world
93. Do you know rain contains vitamin B12
94. Women ends up digesting most of the lipstick they apply
95. A completely blind chameleon will still take on the color of its environment
96. 40% of women have hurled footwear at a man
97. In England a speaker of house is not allow to speak
98. Only 55% of Americans knows the sun is a star
99. The penguin is the only bird that can swim, but not fly
100. Venus is the only planet that rotate clockwise.
Thank for reading, I hope you enjoyed it give your remarks in the comment below and let me know how you feel
Selena on November 01, 2020:
All this facts are amazing
Peter john on November 01, 2020:
Fasan sola Joseph (author) from Lake view estate on October 19, 2020:
Thanks very much.
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Ayanfe on October 18, 2020:
Very educating and amazing keep it up
Robert Sacchi on October 11, 2020:
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