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# Interesting Facts to Know - I

1. $$\color{red}{Hot}$$ $$\color{red}{water}$$ will turn into $$\color{aqua}{ice}$$ faster than $$\color{blue}{cold}$$ $$\color{blue}{water}$$.
2. The $$Mona Lisa$$ has no eyebrows.
3. The sentence,The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog uses every letter in the English language.
4. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
5. Ants never sleep!
6. I Am is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
7.$$\color{black}{ Coca-Cola}$$ was originally $$\color{green}{green}$$.
7. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
8. When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
9. $$\color{orange}{Camels}$$ have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing desert $$\color{brown}{sand}$$.
10. There are only two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: $$abstemious$$ and $$facetious$$.
11. The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
12. There are two credit cards for every person in the United States
13. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
14. $$- 40 ℃$$ is exactly the same as $$-40 ℉$$
15. $$\color{brown}{Chocolate}$$ can kill dogs, as it contains theobromine, which affects their heart and nervous system.
16. Women blink nearly twice as much as men!
17. You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
18. It is impossible to $$\color{magenta}{lick}$$ your elbow.
19. The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.

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Note by Akhil Bansal
1 year, 4 months ago

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Hitler's first love was a Jewish girl. Lacking courage, he never spoke a word to her.

The most expensive signature ever is that of Button Gwinnet, signer of the Declaration of Independence. If it arrived on the market today (the signature) it would fetch 120,000 pounds in British sterling.

Marijuana is legal and not even considered a drug in North Korea.

America's first recorded slave owner was a black man named Anthony Johnson. · 1 year, 4 months ago

Don't talk about North Korea! Everything is legal there, and everything is illegal as well :D · 1 year, 4 months ago

whoa ! · 1 year, 4 months ago

You cannot sneeze with eyes open. · 1 year, 4 months ago

If we sneeze with eyes open, our eyeballs would pop out ( Don't try this ). · 1 year, 4 months ago

1)Japan's literacy rate is almost 100%.. 2)In 1969,the novelist Georges Perec wrote an entire novel without using the letter 'e' !!! 3)Japan has produced 20 Nobel laureates · 1 year, 4 months ago

For number 2, Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a book with that same feature, excluding the introduction and a note at the end, in 1939. · 1 year, 4 months ago

. The earth's rotation is slowing down at a rate of one second per century. The gravity from the sun and moon are creating tidal friction on the earth that are acting as brakes on planet's spin

. The average airspeed of the common housefly is 41/2 mph. A housefly beats its wings about 20,000 times per minute.

. No matter how cold it get, gasoline will not freeze.

. The city of Tokyo was originally called Edo

. Lightning bolts can be sometimes be hotter than the sun. (about 50,000 F) · 1 year ago

Sharks have no bones. Their whole skeleton is made up of only cartilages. · 1 year, 4 months ago

The reality: Given a paper large enough—and enough energy—you can fold it as many times as you want. The problem: If you fold it 103 times, the thickness of your paper will be larger than the observable Universe: 93 billion light-years. Seriously.😨 · 1 year, 4 months ago

Queen Elizabeth the Second is the Britain's longest reigning head of state · 1 year, 4 months ago

Now the longest · 1 year, 1 month ago

yeah · 1 year, 4 months ago

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But do you know that" Apple seeds are poisonous". · 1 year, 4 months ago

But I have eaten those seeds many times...👻💀👽 · 1 year, 4 months ago

In what way are apple seeds poisonous? · 1 year, 4 months ago

Apple seeds contains a substance AMYGDALIN that releases cyanide when it comes in contact with human digestive enzymes. · 1 year, 4 months ago

Isn't "Go." the shortest sentence? · 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Ya! I also posted this earlier · 11 months, 2 weeks ago

. The fastest moon in our solar system circles Jupiter once every seven hours-traveling at 70,400 miles per hour.

. Atlantic ocean is saltier than Pacific ocean.

. Pain travels through our body at 350 feet per seconds.

. Fourteen year before the Titanic sank, novelist Morgan Robertson published a novel called "Futiity". The story was about an ocean liner that stuck an iceberg on an April night. The name of the ship in his novel-The Titan.

. The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infrared and ultra-violet light.

. When the volcano Krakatoa off the Java islands exploded in 1883, it was so loud that it woke some people up in South Australia.

. Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches per year!

. It is possible to see a rainbow at night.

. It was only after 440 A.D. that December 25 was celebrated as the birth date of Jesus Christ.

. The only king without a moustache in a deck of card is the king of hearts.

. The five rings in the Olympic flag denotes the five continents.

. Germans had more number of flights after WW II than they had before.

. Santa Claus has a brother named Bells Nickolas who brings presents to children on New Year's Eve. · 1 year ago

Amazing.The 'Titanic' one was scary,though.:) · 1 year ago

A brilliant note!!! · 1 year, 2 months ago

17) You definitely can, if you were holding your breath under water. · 1 year, 3 months ago

Charles Darwin ate every animal he discovered · 1 year, 1 month ago

I want a verifiable citation for number 1. What does that mean? · 1 year, 4 months ago

It's not always true. Mpemba effect · 1 year, 4 months ago

Explore it on google, it is well given on that. · 1 year, 4 months ago

Google is a search engine. It does not make sense to say that something is given on google. · 1 year, 4 months ago

In fact, it's not impossible to lick your elbow · 1 year, 4 months ago

So you tried..:P !!! · 1 year, 4 months ago

Yes :) but not because of this in particular. I have already heard about this before, I wanted to break the rules and I succeeded I did it even though I'm terrible at gymnastics · 1 year, 4 months ago

Hahaa..okay..:D · 1 year, 4 months ago

The human skeleton is the internal framework of the body. It is composed of 270 bones at birth – this total decreases to 206 bones by adulthood . · 5 months, 1 week ago

6 -> What about Go. · 10 months ago

Very first one is false. (I know Newton's Law of cooling!) · 10 months ago

One more,

The shape of Leaning Tower of Pisa is actually like a banana. · 11 months, 4 weeks ago

Some more,

Earth is the only planet in the solar system that is not named after any god or goddess.

Andromeda galaxy is the nearest galaxy to our Milky Way galaxy and is approaching our galaxy with the speed of 300 kms per second. · 12 months ago

That's because "Earth" means "dirt", i.e.,"right here, where we all are", while planets "soar [wander] in the heavens". · 12 months ago

Ants never drink water too.

I think it's bible instead of Guinness book in the last fact · 12 months ago

The song "jingle bell" was originally written for "Thanksgiving". · 1 year, 1 month ago

6th is wrong The shortest complete sentence is "Go". · 1 year, 1 month ago

I added few more facts. · 1 year, 4 months ago

Akhil Bansal The sentence "Jackdaws love my big sphinx of quartz" (though meaningless) is a pangram,just like no.3 you've listed.A pangram is a sentence that uses every letter of the English alphabet,at least once.:D · 1 year, 4 months ago

all · 1 year, 4 months ago

Number 18 is possible :D · 1 year, 4 months ago

How 0.0 · 1 year, 4 months ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2cIWWEexNc · 1 year, 4 months ago

Exception are always there!! · 1 year, 4 months ago

Actually Chinese network couldn't get in Youtube... · 1 year, 4 months ago