Interesting real facts

  • No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
  • Blueberry juice boosts memory
  • When cats are happy or pleased, they squeeze their eyes shut
  • The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees
  • Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell
  • Each year, about 500,000 detectable earthquakes occur in the world. About 100,000 of those can be felt and about 100 of them cause damage.
  • The tongue is the only body muscle that is attached from one end only. (Please don't send me corrections to add the penis; the penis is not a muscle).
  • We, as humans, forget 90% of our dreams
  • During thinking, we use on about 35% of our brains
  • The percentage of people dreaming in black and white started decreasing after the spread of color TV
  • Approximately two-thirds of people tip their head to the right when they kiss
  • Just days before the World Cup of 1966 in England, the trophy was stolen and then later retrieved by a dog
  • Some Chinese believe that swinging the arms cures headaches
  • Coffee drinkers have more sex than non-coffee drinkers. They also enjoy it more.
  • The city of Portland in Oregon was named after a coin toss in 1844. Heads for Portland and tails for Boston. 
  • A queen bee lays 1500 eggs a day
  • No president of the United States was an only child for his parents
  • Laughter is a proven way to lose weight
  • Pumice is the only rock that floats in water
  • The African cicada fly spends 17 years sleeping, then wakes up for two weeks, mates and then die.
  • The vibrator was originally used as a medicinal treatment for female "hysteria" during the 19th century
  • Reno, Nevada has the highest rate of alcoholism in the U.S., Provo, Utah, the lowest.
  • The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper. Hemp doesn't contain THC and won't make you high.
  • In ancient Rome, when a man testified in court he would swear on his testicles
  • 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women
  • 250 to 300 million cell phones are being used in the U.S.


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