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A snail can sleep for more than three ayears at a time.

The Russians arrived 14 days late to the 1908 Olympics because they were using the wrong calendar.

If you count how many times a cricket chirps in 15 seconds and add 37, you get a rough estimate of the temperature in Fahrenheit.

Interbrand invented the term “Wi-Fi” as a play on words of the term “Hi-Fi” or “High Fidelity”. However, Wi-Fi doesn’t actually stand for anything.

The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah Mat,” which means “the king died.”

The voice actors for Mickey and Minnie Mouse were married in real life.

To escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs – it will let you go instantly.

Giraffes and humans have the same amount of neck bones.

April 18, 1930, was such a slow news day that at 6:30 PM, the BBC’s radio announcer said, “There is no news.”

More people are killed by injuries caused by taking selfies than by sharks since 2017.

Interracial marriage was banned in the U.S. for much of its history: from 1776 to 1967.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

In 1938, Time Magazine named Adolf Hitler Man of the Year.

The ocean produces up to 85 percent of the Earth’s oxygen.

Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula” and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its original size: “L.A.”

According to Utah law (USA), a husband is responsible for any criminal act that his wife commits while in his presence.

Russians generally answer the phone by saying, “I’m listening”.

There are many companies that will take your ashes and compress them into a synthetic diamond to be set in jewelry for a loved one.

Brushing your teeth regularly has been shown to prevent heart disease.

Women have more tastebuds than men. (Doesn’t seem to be the case with my family:-))

Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right-handed or left-handed.

There are more historic artifacts under the sea than in all of the world’s museums.

Almost all of ordinary matter (99.9999999% of it) is empty space. If you took out all of the space in our atoms, the entire human race (all 8 billion of us) would fit into the volume of a sugar cube. The remaining mass is also not matter technically – but a form of vibrating energy, appearing to be matter and solid.

Written by amitdipsite

May 19, 2021 at 1:28 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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