25 Amazing Things To Know About

by on April 21, 2014
 



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The “sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick” is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.



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A shrimp’s heart is in their head.



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People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you sneeze, you’re heart stops for a mili-second.



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The Giant South African Earthworm (Microhaetus rappi) can grow up to 7 meters (22 feet) long and 2.5 cm (1 inch) in diameter.



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The earth is 0.02 degrees hotter during a full moon.



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A Flamingo’s skin color is determined by the food that it eats.



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Due to the rotation of the Earth, an object can be thrown further if it is thrown west.



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Apple seeds are poisonous.



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Hot water can freeze faster than cold water.



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Antarctica holds about 70% of the world’s freshwater in its ice.



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The world’s largest fruit are giant pumpkins. The world record is 1061lbs (481.3 kg).



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The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 10 meters (30 feet).



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Ice cream was invented in China, 4000 years ago.



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The distance between the Earth and the Moon is lengthened by 2cm every year. The moon will begin to orbit Venus in several million years.



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Beavers can hold their breaths for up to 45 minutes.



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The bubbles in Guinness beer sink to the bottom – no one knows why



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Coke was invented when two people attempted to create a headache medicine.



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An oyster takes ten years to produce a pearl that is about the size of a pea.



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An average pigeon can memorize 1200 images.



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Frogs sometimes eat enough fireflies that they themselves glow.



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The most sensitive finger is the forefinger



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Crystals grow by reproducing themselves. The come the nearest to being “alive” of all members of the mineral kingdom.



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Irving Berlin never learned to read music or to write it. He hummed or sang his songs to a secretary, who wrote them down in musical notation.



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In England, corn means wheat. In the Bible, corn means grain.



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