20 things you did not know about the world

Sometimes we have the impression that we have seen so many things in life that nothing can surprise us. By chance we discover some secrets that make us remember that the world around us is truly extraordinary.

1.Honey does not expire.

2.The Turritopsis Nutricula Medusa is the only immortal organism on Earth.

3.The heart of the blue whale is so big that people can swim through its arteries …

4.… And yet, the whale’s throat is no bigger than a crenvous.

5.Each person in the world is assigned 1.6 million ants, and the total weight of all the ants in the world is equal to the weight of all people on the planet.

6.Octopuses have three hearts.

7.Originally, Feng Shui was the art of choosing the right place for burial.

8.On Saturn and on Jupiter it rains with diamonds.

9.That would be the sky seen on our planet if Saturn were at the same distance from Earth as the Moon

10.In the human body there are 10 times more bacteria than cells.

11.The probability that there is still a water molecule that was once drunk by a dinosaur in the water we drink is almost 100%.

12.Frankenstein was the name of the creator, not of creation.

13.Sea cats have 27,000 taste buds, four times more than human beings.

14.This is what the sand seen at the microscope shows

15.The bowls holding golden fishes are, in fact, the worst places for them.

16.Reading in poor light or light from the computer screen does not actually have any negative effects on vision.

17.The University of Oxford is older than the Aztec Empire.

18.In Cyprus, Santa Claus is called Basil.

19.Nobody ever managed to tame an African elephant.

20.Lack of sleep makes us see enemies all around us.

2 thoughts on “20 things you did not know about the world

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s