Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About

    1. Crocodiles swallow stones to help them dive deeper.
    2. An apple, a potato, an an onion all taste the same if you eat them with your nose plugged.
    3. A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off. It dies from starvation!
    4. Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.
    5. A snail can sleep for three years.
    6. You are 1 centimeter taller in the morning than in the evening.
    7. People who are lying to you tend to look up and then to the left.
    8. Apple seeds are poisonous!
    9. The filming of the movie ‘Titanic’ cost more than the Titanic itself.
    10. Albert Einstein was offered presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.
    11. It takes 17 muscles to smile, 43 to frown.
    12. You can start a fire with ice.
    13. Babies’ eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight week’s old.
    14. You have no sense of smell when you are sleeping.
    15. Of all the words in the English Dictionary, the word ‘set’ has the most definitions.
    16. Babies start dreaming even before they’re born.
    17. Approximately 70 percent of the earth is covered by water. Only 1 percent of this water is drinkable.
    18. Cold water weighs more than Hot water.
    19. When a person dies, hearing is usually the last sense to go.
    20. 160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world’s widest road.
    21. Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females.
    22. Ants don’t sleep.
    23. In an average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of three times around the world.
    24. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
    25. Cats cannot taste sweet things.
    26. Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice.
    27. King Kong was Adolf Hitler’s favourite movie.
    28. Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
    29. Babies are born without knee caps.
    30. A shrimp’s heart is in it’s head.
    31. Girls have more taste buds than boys.
    32. Coca-Cola was the first soft drink to be consumed in outer space.
    33. If you are locked up in a completely sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning first before you will die of oxygen deprivation.
    34. More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
    35. A rat can go without water longer than a camel can.
    36. A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
    37. Giraffes are unable to cough.

    Which fact is your favourite?


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