40 Facts that you probably didn’t know

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Hello guys today I will give you 40 facts that you might not have heard before. I found these facts on the internet will just surfing around. I hope you will enjoy. If you have any more facts that you want to add drop in a comment.

The world’s quietest room is – 9 decibel, quiet enough to hear your own blood flowing

You can’t smell while you’re sleeping

In 1903 the Wright brothers flew for 59 seconds. 38 years later the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. 28 years after that, we landed on the moon

The adult human has two to nine pounds of bacteria in his or her body

Blue whales heart is the size of a VW Beetle and that you could swim through some of its arteries

Half of all humans who have ever lived, died from malaria

Alcohol is considered a performance-enhancing drug in competitive shooting competitions

If you shuffle a deck of cards, chances are that the new order of playing cards has never existed before

You replace every particle in your body every seven years. You are literally not the same person you were 7 years ago

A tree is the opposite of your lungs. Physically and functionally

Mayonnaise is made from oil and eggs

The sun is 400x further from the earth than the moon, but the moon is 400x smaller than the sun

All the humans on the planet could fit into 1 cubic mile

If there was no space between any of its atoms, Earth would be the size of a baseball

The total weight of ants on earth is equal to the total weight of humans on earth

Turtles can breathe out of their butts

It takes a photon, on average, 200,000 years to travel from the core of the Sun to the surface, then just a little over 8 minutes from the Sun’s surface to your eyeball

A pencil has the potential to draw a line 38 miles long

Lighters were invented before matches

If a man never cut his beard, by the time he dies it would be 30 feet long

The USA is an older country than Germany

If you keep going North, you will eventually go South. If you keep going East, you will never go West

There is a garbage swirl in the ocean the size of Texas

A Mosquito has 47 teeth

Most Diamonds are at least 3 years old

40% of the mankind don’t live to see their first birthday

In Netherlands citizen with disabilities receives public money to pay for sexual services up to 12 times a year

A lightning strike can reach a temperature of 30,000° C or 54,000° F

The only letter that doesn’t appear on the periodic table is J

Every human being shares 99% of their DNA with every other human

Grasshoppers have ears on their stomach

The human body contains enough carbon lead for 9,000 pencils

95% of the cells in the human body are bacteria

Nicotine can be lethal to children in doses as small as 10 milligrams

Bats are the only mammals that have wings

A fresh egg will sink in water

Ants are capable of carrying objects 50 times their own body weight

Humans can only see about 5% of the matter in the Universe

August has the highest percentage of birth

Dogs see sadness in humans and often initiate cuddling to make their owners Happy


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