100 amazing & unknown facts!

Here is something for your light reading:

100 amazing & unknown facts!

# Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
# The Barbie doll’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
# The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.
# Ants never sleep!
# When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
# Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never called his wife or mother because they were both deaf.
# An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
# “I Am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
# Babies are born without knee caps – actually, they’re made of cartilage and the bone hardens between the ages of 2 and 6 years.
# Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted.
# Butterflies taste with their feet.
# A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
# It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
# Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
# Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
# No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
# Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump.”
# Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
# Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.
# The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
# The sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English language.
# The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
# The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
# The word “lethologica” describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
# Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing desert sand.
# TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
# You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.
# Money isn’t made out of paper. It’s made out of cotton.
# Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself.
# The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle.
# A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. No one knows why!
# The “spot” on the 7-Up comes from its inventor who had red eyes – he was an albino. ‘7’ was because the original containers were 7 ounces and ‘UP’ indicated the direction of the bubbles.
# Chocolate can kill dogs, as it contains theobromine, which affects their heart and nervous system.
# Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster.
# There are only two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious.”
# If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
# Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow film down so you could see his moves.
# The original name for butterfly was flutterby.
# By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.
# Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed.
# Charlie Chaplin once won the third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
# Sherlock Holmes NEVER said “Elementary, my dear Watson”.
# The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
# Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
# The shortest English word that contains the letters A, B, C, D, E, and F is “feedback.”
# All Polar bears are left-handed.
# In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
# “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt.”
# Almonds are a member of the peach family, and apples belong to the rose family.
# Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
# The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is “uncopyrightable”.
# In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10
# Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
# Alfred Nobel, in whose name the Nobel prizes are instituted, was the inventor of dynamite.
# The planet Venus does not tilt, so consequently, it has no seasons. It is the only planet that rotates clock-wise.
# Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.
# The word “set” has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
# Molecularly speaking, water is actually much drier than sand.
# Human tonsils can bounce higher than a rubber ball of similar weight and size, but only for the first 30 minutes after they’ve been removed.
# US President John F. Kennedy was an accomplished ventriloquist.
# Coca-Cola was originally green.
# Moths are unable to fly during an earthquake.
# Contrary to popular belief, the white is not the healthiest part of an egg. It’s actually the shell.
# Nearly three percent of the ice in Antarctic glaciers is penguin urine.
# Hot water will turn into ice faster then cold water.
# “Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.
# Like fingerprints, every person’s tongue print is different.
# No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
# The tongue is the only muscle that is attached from one end only.
# Pumice is the only rock that floats in water.
# Camel’s milk does not curdle.
# Your foot is the same length as your forearm, and your thumb is the same length as your nose. Also, the length of your lips is the same as the index finger.
# Natural pearls melt in vinegar.
# Buttermilk does not contain any butter.
# The human brain is 80% water.
# Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right while women’s shirts have the buttons on the left.
# Human fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
# The Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt holds a constant temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit.
# The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
# Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age.
# It takes approximately 2 million flowers for a bee to make 1 pound of honey.
# Human saliva has a boiling point three times that of regular water.
# It is physically impossible to urinate and give blood at the same time.
# The letter J does not appear anywhere in the periodic table of the elements.
# The right lung of a human is larger than the left one. This is because of the space and placement of the heart.
# Watermelons, which are 92% water, originated from the Kalahari Desert in Africa.
# The hair of some cancer patients treated with chemotherapy can grow back in a different colour, and sometimes even be curly or straight.
# The markings that are found on dice are called “pips.”
# 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
# The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
# Leonardo Da Vinci never signed or dated his most famous painting, the Mona Lisa.
# The ampersand (&) was the last letter of the Latin alphabet.
# The palms of your hands and the soles of your feet cannot tan, or grow hair.
# Dolphins can swim and sleep at the same time, as they sleep with one eye open.
# Each nostril of a human being registers smell in a different way. Those by the right nostril are more pleasant than the left.
# The longest single-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
# The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah-Mat,” which means “the king is dead”.
# Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:  Spades – King David, Clubs – Alexander the Great, Hearts – Charlemagne, and Diamonds – Julius Caesar.
# In Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more than 100 years before either moon was discovered!
# If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

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948 responses to “100 amazing & unknown facts!

  1. Nikhil jain from raipur cg

    These facts are really awsome of wich all persons should be made aware of….supppperlike…..!!

  2. gokul

    Such nice and wonderful facts…?

  3. gira

    ye raju bole to maza hi aa gaya re baba

  4. Anonymous

    the horse thing isn’t really true, it’s just a rumour

  5. Rahul

    the facts are unbelieveable.. dint even thought about it that it would be so interesting.

  6. miya bhai

    The shortest complete sentence in english is “Go”..

  7. Anonymous

    “Go.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

  8. Anonymous

    awesomefacts

  9. Anonymous

    along with honey wine too doesnt spoil

  10. katey

    along with honey wine too doesnt spoil

  11. RiverKey9612

    Awesome Facts!! Can someone tell me if we can die in our dreams.. Is It Possible??

  12. sandeep

    Its very informative thing.

  13. Candy candy

    Unbelievable facts.Some are wrong I have verified. Truly awesome.

  14. Anonymous

    it is really amazing

  15. Arvind maurya

    Grr…eat

  16. shahadatt ali

    very useful information

  17. Anonymous

    These facts are really amazing and true also……

  18. Anonymous

    Bahut bekar facts really uselesss….

  19. Anonymous

    I hope this are true

  20. Anonymous

    Superb !!!!!!!!!!

  21. Rahul

    Facts are good

  22. aisha patel

    It’s interesting for class assembly
    As I collect it…………….k…………………

  23. Anonymous

    Coca Cola was never green; at one point the bottle it came in was. A duck’s quack does indeed echo. Polar bears are not all left-handed.

  24. sid

    amesome facts…..

  25. pritish bansal from luxmi vihar colony kaithal in [hry]

    1. which is the highest prime number in whole number
    2. which lady has no eye bross

  26. Anonymous

    i m realy amazed after reading it

  27. Anonymous

    ammmmmazing

  28. Anonymous

    hey,have these facts classmate copied on last page on notebooks

  29. Prateek Jain

    One thing is rong, that only two words in English language have all vowels.

  30. jitu padhan

    its wonderful to know the world.

  31. Divyanshi Sachan

    these facts are really fantastic.
    i love them.

  32. Anonymous

    Nice… Looks more…

  33. Rupali

    Duck’s quack echo, refer to wikipedia

  34. kamlesh chauhan

    very nice and amazing fact.

  35. kamlesh chauhan

    nice and amazing fact.

  36. Anonymous

    great facts

  37. rohit dubey

    : EdUcAtIOn : also a word that contains all vowels.

  38. Anonymous

    awesome baby

  39. shreyas

    I am not happy

  40. Soumya swarup panda

    Amazing

  41. Disha Nankani

    really amazing facts….!!!

  42. huzaifa

    It is awesome cool what to say…..

  43. valley

    word ‘Education’ has all the 5 vowels n so does ‘pasteurization’.

  44. Albert Einstein

    It’s the chemical name of titin.

  45. gujali

    mavane titin!!idha kelu….Longest word in tamil is Ommalavandhenasoothavetruven

  46. Sergio Ortega

    Can you say it in a video please :)

  47. kaci

    wow i thought it was supercala…….. wow !!!!

  48. Anonymous

    ITS TO SHORT ADD SOME MORE

  49. Anonymous

    fuck of

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