Useless Facts #2

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Here are more facts you can amaze your friends with! For more useless fact, check out Useless Facts Part 1.

  • Hawaiian alphabet only have 12 letters: A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, W
  • Honey is the only food that does not spoil
  • And one single teaspoon of honey represents the life work of 12 bees
  • Flamingos only can eat with their heads upside down
  • Lighter was invented ten years before the match was
  • It’s physically impossible for a pig to look up at the sky
  • The first internet domain name to ever be registered is Symbolics.com on March 15th, 1985
  • Humans are born with 350 bones in their body, but when reach adulthood, we only 260.
  • There are 150 verses in Greek national anthem which making it the longest national anthem in the world
  • This is impossible to tickle yourself
  • A typical pencil can draw a line that is 35 miles long
  • Astronauts get taller in space due to the lack of gravity
  • The total surface area of human lungs is 750 square feet. That’s roughly the same area as on-side of a tennis court
  • Mosquito has contributed to more deaths that any animals on earth
  • An octopus has 3 hearts, 9 brains & blue blood
  • The hair on a polar bear is actually not white but clear. They appear white because it reflect light
  • A chameleon can move it eyes in two different directions at the same time
  • Buttermilk does not contain any butter and actually low in fat
  • A giraffe can go longer without water than a camel can
  • Australia has the biggest camel population in the world
  • Snails can sleep up to 3 years
  • Methane gases produced by cows products as much pollution as cars do
  • The majority of duct in your house is made up from your own dead skin
  • Most lipstick contains fish scales.
  • Most ice-cream contains pig skins (Gelatin)
  • The Philippine island of Luzon contain a lake that contains and island that contain a lake that contains another island
  • Hudson Bay Area in Canada had less gravity than rest of the world and scientists do not know why
  • Only one to two percent of the entire world population are nature redhead
  • Sloppy handwriting have doctors kills more than 7,000 people and injures more than 1.5million people annually due to getting the wrong medication
  • Putting sugar on a wound or cut will greatly reduce pain and shorten healing process
  • Real diamonds do not show up in X-ray
  • Due to extreme pressure and weather conditions, it literally rains diamonds on Neptune and Uranus
  • There are 7 different kinds of twins: Identical,Fraternal,Half-Identical,Mirror Image Twins, Mixed Chromosome Twins, Superfecundation and Superfetation.
  • Before the 17th century, carrots were actually purple. They didn’t get their orange color until mutation occupied
  • If the sun is scaled down to the size of a white blood cell, the Milky Way would be equal the size of the United States.
  • Grammatical pedantry syndrome is a form of OCD in which suffers feel the need to correct every grammatical error that they see
  • Scorpions can hold their breath underwater for up to 6 days
  • In zero gravity, a candle’s flame is round and blue
  • Only 8 percent of the world’s money exists in physical form, the rest is in computer
  • Crows are able to recognize human faces and even hold grudges against ones that they don’t like
  • Your cellphone carries up to ten times more bacteria than a toilet seat
  • Humans and bananas share about 50 percent of the same DNA
  • Humans have less chromosomes than a potato
  • Coca-Cola was invented by an American Pharmacist named John Pemberton who advertise it as a nerve tonic for curing headaches and fatigue
  • Statistically, you are more likely to die on the way to buy a lottery ticket than you are to win the lottery itself
  • The word checkmate comes from the Arabic شاه مات (šāh māt) which means “the king is dead”
  • Hot water turns to ice faster than cool water. This is known as the Mpemba effect
  • Apollo 7 Mission was the first “astronaut ice cream” flew in space. However, it was so unpopular among astronauts and was retired from the menu after only one trip into space
  • Apollo 8 astronauts were the first to celebrate Christmas in space
  • IV Is The Roman Numeral Designation For 4 Everywhere But only on clock face
  • The Apple Macintosh had the signatures Of its design team engraved inside its case
  • Japan has the most vending machines per capita, a staggering 1:23.

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