Here Are 15 Legit Facts That Have The Power Of Blowing Your Mind
The human brain is actually very easy to fascinate and sometimes, even the tiniest of information leaves us flabbergasted!
Before I give you all the fascinating fun facts, here’s one to ruin your day: TODAY IS NOT FRIDAY
Let’s begin this ‘DID YOU KNOW’ spree:
1) You Can Eat Gold
It makes sense why they call it ‘gold biscuits’. However, this doesn’t mean you go eat your ornaments. They have sharp cuts.
2) Monkeys Floss
Yeah, that’s true. I don’t, you don’t but monkeys do. They use bird feathers or grass to clean their teeth!
3) It Rains Diamonds On Saturn
Scientists have figured out that every year, Saturn experiences a diamond rainfall with each diamond being up to a centimeter wide. It also rains diamonds on Jupiter! Why are we looking for life on Mars?
4) Swearing Helps You Calm Down
Yeah, I always knew this! I immediately end up feeling more relaxed when I say ‘F*ck’ every 5 minutes. It’s a blessing in disguise, isn’t it?
5) Matchsticks Were Invented After Lighters
Bizarre right? Matchstick seems like an ancient technology was it was actually invented three years after the invention of the lighter. Why?
6) Blood Contains Gold
No, you can’t really go for a blood test and get gold filtered out of it. It contains a very tiny amount, about 0.2 milligrams in the entire body.
7) Sharks Were Present On This Planet Even Before Trees
Imagine, for 50 million years, there were sharks on this planet but there weren’t any trees. Sharks have been here for 400 million years while trees can be traced to 350 million years on the planet.
8) Turtles Can Actually Masturbate
Yeah, we didn’t see that coming either. Not just turtles, walruses, porcupines and elephants also masturbate!
9) Birds Can’t Pee
Not like the birds don’t want to pee but they just don’t have the urethra to do it, everything just comes out of the, you know where.
10) Baingan Has Nictone
Apparently, eggplants have nicotine but in order to have the effect of a cigarette, you would probably have to eat 20 pounds of it!
11) Babies Can’t Dream
Seriously? I thought they kept smiling for no reason because they constantly keep dreaming. Scientists say that babies don’t really start dreaming until they reach the age of 4-5 years.
12) Jellyfishes Can Evaporate
Getting washed up on the beach can actually be a very tragic moment for jellyfishes as they are 98% water and can evaporate. Isn’t that an extremely sad way to leave the world?
13) You Can Get Married At McDonald’s
McDonald’s actually has a special package for weddings that can cost you from anywhere between $373 to $1200 but currently, this package is available only at the Hong Kong outlet! I wouldn’t mind fries and McAloo tikki at my wedding.
14) Horses Can’t Vomit
Their bodies are just not mean for it! Their system is built in such a unique way that it just wouldn’t let them vomit! Lucky, aren’t they?
15) Dolphins Like To Name Themselves
Dolphins have their own unique whistles and fellow dolphins mimic these whistles to get the attention of the other dolphin. Scientists believe this is their version of naming each other.
How many of these did you know? If you have 15 new facts to brag about, don’t forget to tell us your favorite one in the comment section!
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