Here are a selection of facts you ought to know whilst living on this planet, read with caution once you know, it is impossible to un-know. Oh and be aware of Mondays..enjoy!
1.There are more stars than there are grains of sand on Earth.
2.Almost all heavy elements (everything but Hydrogen, Helium, and a bit of Lithium) come from stars that have gone supernova. You are made of stars.
3.Callipygous is a word dedicated to describing a perfectly shaped beautiful butt.
4.Did you know an ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain
5.The name of Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg is Algonquin for “I fish on my side, you fish on your side, and nobody fishes in the middle.”
6.The guy that voices SpongeBob SquarePants is the narrator in Power-puff Girls.
7.Worker ants take 250 naps a day that last a little over a minute long on average and total to around 4 and a half hours of sleep. This allows 80% of the workforce to be active at any one time. Queen ants on the other hand, take 90 naps a day which average about 6 minutes each, getting about 9 hours of sleep a day. Scientists think this may be why worker ants live only for months while the queens live for years.
8.Looking up to the left can help you access you memory, to try to find that lost trivia.
If you ask someone a question, and they look up to their left they are accessing memory, and are probably telling the truth, if they look up to their right they are being creative and potentially lying.
9.Hugo Boss designed and manufactured the uniforms for the Nazi’s.
10.Some Indian police are paid an extra 66 cents a month (30 rupees) for having a moustache.
11.Aladdin is Chinese.
12.On average, people swallow 1.5 liters of urine when swimming in a public pool.
13.The Romans used to make toothpaste from urine
14.Donald Duck’s middle name is Fauntleroy.
15.In ancient Greece the people believed that Ginger heads would turn into vampires after their death.
16.Strawberries aren’t actually berries, but bananas, avocados, pumpkins and watermelons are.
17.12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
18.Wedding cake was originally thrown at the bride and groom, instead of being eaten by them.
19. According to a British law passed in 1845, attempting to commit suicide was a capital offense. Offenders could be hanged for trying it.
20.The smell of a permanent marker can kill brain cells.
21.Honeybees have hair on their eyes.
22.Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can’t find any food.
23.The world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old.
24.A turtle can breathe through its butt. Hahaha, Funny!
25.The colour red makes you hungry
26.The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9. They lived in China at about 1918
27.Each of the main characters in Spongebob Squarepants was inspired by one of the seven deadly sins.
28.Being ignored causes the same chemical reaction in the brain as experiencing a physical injury
29.The fur of polar bears is not white, it is clear, it just reflects the light and therefore appears white
30. According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favoured day for self-destruction.