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Improve Your IQ: 100 Amazing Facts You Never Knew


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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:

Whao Interesting

Fasan sola Joseph (author) from Lake view estate on October 19, 2020:

Thanks very much.

Marvelskid on October 18, 2020:


Ayanfe on October 18, 2020:

Very educating and amazing keep it up

Robert Sacchi on October 11, 2020:

These are fun facts. Welcome to HubPages.