Useless Facts #2

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  1. Hawaiian alphabet only have 12 letters: A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, W
  2. Honey is the only food that does not spoil
  3. And one single teaspoon of honey represents the life work of 12 bees
  4. Flamingos only can eat with their heads upside down
  5. Lighter was invented ten years before the match was
  6. It’s physically impossible for a pig to look up at the sky
  7. The first internet domain name to ever be registered is Symbolics.com on March 15th, 1985
  8. Humans are born with 350 bones in their body, but when reaching adulthood, we only 260.
  9. There are 150 verses in Greek national anthem which making it the longest national anthem in the world
  10. This is impossible to tickle yourself
  11. A typical pencil can draw a line that is 35 miles long
  12. Astronauts get taller in space due to the lack of gravity
  13. The total surface area of human lungs is 750 square feet. That’s roughly the same area as on-side of a tennis court
  14. Mosquito has contributed to more deaths that any animals on earth
  15. An octopus has 3 hearts, 9 brains & blue blood
  16. The hair on a polar bear is actually not white but clear. They appear white because it reflect light
  17. A chameleon can move its eyes in two different directions at the same time
  18. Buttermilk does not contain any butter and actually low in fat
  19. A giraffe can go longer without water than a camel can
  20. Australia has the biggest camel population in the world
  21. Snails can sleep up to 3 years
  22. Methane gases produced by cow products as much pollution as cars do
  23. The majority of duct in your house is made up from your own dead skin
  24. Most lipstick contains fish scales.
  25. Most ice-cream contains pig skins (Gelatin)
  26. The Philippine island of Luzon contain a lake that contains and island that contain a lake that contains another island
  27. Hudson Bay Area in Canada had less gravity than rest of the world and scientists do not know why
  28. Only one to two percent of the entire world population are nature redhead
  29. Sloppy handwriting have doctors kills more than 7,000 people and injures more than 1.5million people annually due to getting the wrong medication
  30. Putting sugar on a wound or cut will greatly reduce pain and shorten healing process
  31. Real diamonds do not show up in X-ray
  32. Due to extreme pressure and weather conditions, it literally rains diamonds on Neptune and Uranus
  33. There are 7 different kinds of twins: Identical, Fraternal, Half-Identical, Mirror Image Twins, Mixed Chromosome Twins, Superfecundation and Superfetation.
  34. Before the 17th century, carrots were actually purple. They didn’t get their orange color until mutation occupied
  35. 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.
  36. Grammatical pedantry syndrome is a form of OCD in which suffers feel the need to correct every grammatical error that they see
  37. Scorpions can hold their breath underwater for up to 6 days
  38. In zero gravity, a candle’s flame is round and blue
  39. Only 8 percent of the world’s money exists in physical form, the rest is in computer
  40. Crows are able to recognize human faces and even hold grudges against ones that they don’t like
  41. Your cellphone carries up to ten times more bacteria than a toilet seat
  42. Humans and bananas share about 50 percent of the same DNA
  43. Humans have fewer chromosomes than a potato
  44. Coca-Cola was invented by an American Pharmacist named John Pemberton who advertise it as a nerve tonic for curing headaches and fatigue
  45. Statistically, you are more likely to die on the way to buy a lottery ticket than you are to win the lottery itself
  46. The word checkmate comes from the Arabic شاه مات (šāh māt) which means “the king is dead”
  47. Hot water turns to ice faster than cool water. This is known as the Mpemba effect
  48. 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
  49. Apollo 8 astronauts were the first to celebrate Christmas in space
  50. IV Is The Roman Numeral Designation For 4 Everywhere But only on clock face
  51. The Apple Macintosh had the signatures Of its design team engraved inside its case
  52. Japan has the most vending machines per capita, a staggering 1:23.

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