100 amazing & unknown facts!

Here is something for your light reading:

100 amazing & unknown facts!

  1. Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  2. The Barbie doll’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  3. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.
  4. Ants never sleep!
  5. When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
  6. Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never called his wife or mother because they were both deaf.
  7. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  8. “I Am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  9. Babies are born without knee caps – actually, they’re made of cartilage and the bone hardens between the ages of 2 and 6 years.
  10. Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted.
  11. Butterflies taste with their feet.
  12. A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
  13. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  14. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  15. Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
  16. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
  17. Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump.”
  18. Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
  19. Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.
  20. The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
  21. The sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English language.
  22. The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  23. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  24. The word “lethologica” describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
  25. Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing desert sand.
  26. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  27. You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.
  28. Money isn’t made out of paper. It’s made out of cotton.
  29. Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself.
  30. The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle.
  31. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. No one knows why!
  32. 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.
  33. Chocolate can kill dogs, as it contains theobromine, which affects their heart and nervous system.
  34. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster.
  35. There are only two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious.”
  36. If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
  37. Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow film down so you could see his moves.
  38. The original name for butterfly was flutterby.
  39. By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.
  40. Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed.
  41. Charlie Chaplin once won the third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  42. Sherlock Holmes NEVER said “Elementary, my dear Watson”.
  43. The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
  44. Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
  45. The shortest English word that contains the letters A, B, C, D, E, and F is “feedback.”
  46. All Polar bears are left-handed.
  47. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
  48. “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt.”
  49. Almonds are a member of the peach family, and apples belong to the rose family.
  50. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

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1,165 responses to “100 amazing & unknown facts!

  1. Vijay Kumar.B

    i am satisfied with these facts

  2. Vijay Kumar.B

    i am satisfied with these facts
    thank u

  3. Education.
    It has five vowels too. :)

  4. Aakarsh B

    Amazing Facts Truly

  5. Anonymous

    you are wrong!!!!!
    “GO” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language..

  6. Raghavendra

    Antibiotics-Anti Bacterials
    Spirit is the liquid applied before giving injections
    Cholesterol is produced in liver.

  7. Albert Einstein

    It’s the chemical name of titin.

  8. gujali

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

  9. Sergio Ortega

    Can you say it in a video please :)

  10. kaci

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

  11. Anonymous

    ITS TO SHORT ADD SOME MORE

  12. Drashti

    please tell me the meaning of your this word

  13. Drashti

    please tell me the meaning of your this word.

  14. Anonymous

    what is the meaning of that

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