The world is 4.543 billion years old. And every time you think that you know everything about it, it will surprise you with something new.
So today we bring to you 36 facts that sound too good to be true. To know what they are, continue reading!
1- Might sound weird but there is 100% chance that at least one molecule of the water that you are drinking is passed through the body of a dinosaur.
2- Humans and koala bears share the same fingerprints, even after being examined under an electron microscope.
3- Earthworms, unlike other insects, have five hearts.
4- Hummingbirds can fly backward. They are the only ones who can do that.
5- Bacteria outnumber the cells from which they are composed. Almost 10 times.
6- The water bear, formally known as The Tardigrade, is the only animal that can survive in all kinds of extreme temperatures and even vacuum space.
7- The time difference between when Tyrannosaurus and Stegosaurus lived is greater than the time difference between Tyrannosaurus and us
8- Authentic Honey never expires.
9- The blue whale’s heart is big enough for a human child to swim in its arteries.
10- The DNA of banana and human are similar by 50%
11- A Venusians’ year is shorter to a day on Venus.
12- Titan, which is Saturn’s moon, has gravity so low that you could fly.
13- From the discovery till diminish of Pluto; it had not completed a single revolution around the sun.
14- It rains diamonds in Saturn and Jupiter. Pretty fancy planets eh?
15- Milky way galaxy is bigger than the Sun, almost as big a the United States is in front of a human cell.
16- There are more molecules in a glass of water than there is in all the oceans of earth.
17- Complex ellipses can be represented by actual trajectories of spacecraft.
18- If you drill a shaft through the Earth and plunge into it; you will emerge on the other side in 42 minutes. You might not survive that though.
19- The surface area of Pluto is smaller than the area of Russia.
20- You can see the border between East and West Germany from the space. This is due to the different types of light bulbs used in the regions.
21- 14 years before the voyage of Titanic, a novel was written speaking about all the similar circumstances.
22- The patent for the fire hydrant was lost in an office fire in 1836. This is why we will never know who invented fire hydrant.
23- Cleopatra lived closer to the time of the Moon landings than the time of the building of the pyramids.
24- After landing on earth from the Moon, Neil Armstrong had to fill out an immigration form.
25- The Ottoman Empire existed while the foundation of Warner Brothers film studio.
26- The official language of England was French for over 600 years.
27- The Roman emperor Caligula, who was mentally unstable, once made his soldiers throw their spears at sea because he declared a war against the God of seas.
28- Mount Everest’s summit has a mobile connection.
29- Every two minutes, we take more pictures than all of humanity did throughout the entire 19th century.
30- Steven Spielberg got back to education and only graduated because he wanted to express gratitude to his parents for providing him the chance to study more.
31- Oven uses almost 99% energy in standby mode.
32- We could’ve been able to hear our muscles contract if we could hear noises lower than 20Hz.
33- The subject of philosophy is what all the articles on Wikipedia will lead you to if you explore it in-depth.
34- Diet coke cans float to the surface of water unlike the cans of ordinary coke.
35- The flag of Norway has an incorporation of the flags of 6 other countries namely- Indonesia, Finland, the Netherlands, Thailand, Poland, and France.
36- One of 10 Icelanders will author and publish a book at least once in his or her lifetime.