– Your brain is about to be packed full of knowledge.
Here are 50 amazing facts to blow your mind part 15.
American was the official language of the state of Illinois
from 1923 all the way up to 1969.
Yu Youhzen a 53-year-old Chinese millionaire
works as a street cleaner for $228 a month
to set a good example for her children.
A false awakening is the term used for a vivid
or convincing dream about awakening from sleep
when in reality you’re still sleeping.
Yang Yuanquing, Lenovo’s CEO, received a $3 million bonus
as a reward for record profits in 2012,
which he then redistributed to about 10,000
of Lenovo’s employees.
He did the exact same thing again in 2013.
The Savannah is the largest domestic breed of cat,
it resembles a small leopard but behaves like a dog.
They can grow up to 18 kilograms,
have an 8 foot vertical jump, and can be trained to walk
on a leash, and play fetch.
The Curiosity Rover sang Happy Birthday to itself on Mars
to commemorate the 1 year anniversary of landing on the planet in 2013.
Walt Disney holds the record for the most Oscars won
by any one person, with a total of 22.
A man named Johnathon Lee Riches
got the Guiness Book of World Records
for having filed the highest number of lawsuits in the world
with a total of over 2600.
When he heard of this, he then sued
the Guiness Book of World Records to have his name removed
as the most litigious individual in the history of mankind.
John Lasseter, one of the three original founders of Pixar
was fired from Disney for trying to create
three-dimensional cartoon images.
Lucas film hired him promptly afterwards
for being innovative and Disney later bought Lucas Film
and Pixar for billions of dollars.
A stock exchange system exists with pirates in Somalia.
Locals can invest in a pirate group
and after a successful heist will receive a reward.
In one instance, a woman gave an RPG 7 to a pirate group
and ended up receiving $75,000.
Seattle, Washington is home to Beacon Food Forest.
A city park filled with hundreds of edible plants
就像蔬菜 水果树 还有其他的
like vegetable plants, fruit trees, and more.
It’s the largest free food forest on public land in America.
At the 1912 Olympics, a Japanese Marathon Runner
named Shizo Kanakuri quit and went home
without telling officials and was considered
a missing person in Sweden for 50 years.
In 1966, he was invited to complete the marathon
with a total time of 54 years, eight months,
six days, and five hours.
Graphene is pure carbon in the form of a very thin,
nearly transparent sheet, only one atom thick,
and is the world’s strongest material.
It’s one million times thinner than paper,
but is 200 times stronger than steel.
Glowing plants are the world’s first commercially available,
bio-luminescent house plants
and provide enough natural light
that they can be used as a functional light source.
A study conducted by the Journal Marine Policy
concluded that sharks only kill 12 people per year,
but people kill 11,417 sharks per hour.
In 2011, a New Zealand trucker named Steven McCormack
fell on a high-pressure valve which lodged in his butt
and inflated him to twice his size, nearly killing him.
He did survive, but it took a full three days
to burp and fart out the excess air.
This is a painting by Artist Joan Miro called Painting
that sold in 2012 for 23.5 million Euro.
I’m in the wrong business.
2011年 Maureen Nyerges和她的丈夫
In 2011, Maureen Nyerges and her husband sued
the Bank of America for erroneously foreclosing
their home and won.
And the best part is when the bank didn’t pay the fees,
the family foreclosed that branch of the bank.
When asked what his IQ was, Steven Hawking responded,
“I have no idea, but people who boast
about their IQ are losers.”
This is a sand cat.
Adult sand cats look like little kittens
and baby sand cats look like, well smaller kittens.
The creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
helped to get two falsely accused men out of prison
after solving their already closed cases.
1998年 一个叫 Jean Terese Keating的女人
In 1998, a woman named Jean Terese Keating
disappeared while awaiting trial
for drunkenly killing a woman in a car crash.
15年后 她还是被逮捕了 因为她在酒吧炫耀
She was arrested 15 years later after bragging at a bar
about having gotten away with the crime.
In 1918 a World War One homing pigeon named Cher Ami
saved 194 American soldiers lives by continuing her journey
after losing an eye, and a leg, and after having
been shot through the chest.
因特尔公司雇佣了一个叫Brian David Johnson的未来主义者
Intel employs a futurist named Brian David Johnson
who’s job it is, is to determine what life would be like
to live 10 or 15 years in the future.
Every year Thailand celebrates a festival,
叫Loy Krathong 在那天
called Loy Krathong, where they release thousands
upon thousands of sky lanterns into the sky as a tradition.
There is a man that goes by the name of James Richards
that claims to have traveled to a parallel universe
where the Beatles never broke up
and also claims to have a mixed tape from that universe
是披头士的一首叫Every Day Chemistry的歌
of Beetle’s songs called Every Day Chemistry.
There is a condition called Math Anxiety
which causes people to perform poorly in mathematics.
Not because they are ungifted in math,
but because the condition causes their brain
to enter such a state where they simply cannot perform math.
A man named Ramon Artagaveytia
survived the sinking of a ship in 1871,
only to overcome his fears 41 years later,
deciding to sail again only to die
on the sinking of a new ship, the Titanic.
2013年 一个叫Rogelio Andaverde的人
In 2013, a man named Rogelio Andaverde
was abducted from his home, right in front of his wife,
by two masked men with guns.
Luckily, he returned two days later unharmed,
but it was later discovered that he staged
his own kidnapping just so he could go out
and party with his friends.
When they made Breakout for Atari,
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak agreed to split the pay 50/50.
Atari gave Jobs $5,000 for it,
but Jobs only told Wozniak he got $700,
only giving him $350 for his cut.
Stalin’s Guards were so afraid of him
that no one called a doctor over ten hours
after he had originally had a stroke resulting in his death.
They feared that he might recover and execute
anyone who acted outside of his orders.
This is a Japanese Dwarf Flying squirrel
which just might be one of the cutest things in the world.
Russia trained and deployed about 40,000
anti-tank dogs in World War Two.
The dogs were loaded with explosives
and trained to run under tanks
where they would be detonated,
except many of the dogs became scared
and ran back to their owners trenches
where they killed their own people.
The over 9,000 meme that was popularized
from Dragon Ball Z was a translation error.
The power level was actually over 8,000.
The Solvay Hut is the world’s most dangerously
placed mountain hut, located 3,962 meters
above ground level in Switzerland.
An ancient Persian poet recorded the Fable of a King
that challenged wise men to make him a ring
that made him happy when he was sad
and sad when he was happy.
They succeeded by giving him a ring
etched with the phrase “This too shall pass”
which is the origin of the famous phrase.
Workers of Amazon’s distribution centers
can be expected to walk up to 17.7 Kilometers per shift,
picking up an order every 33 seconds.
In Cuba, it’s legally mandated that government vehicles
must pick up any hitchhikers that they see.
In 2000, the KKK adopted a stretch of highway
near St. Louis, so the Missouri government responded
by renaming the road Rosa Parks Highway.
The longest possible uninterrupted train ride in the world
is 17,000 Kilometers from Portugal to Vietnam.
Al Scarface Capone got his infamous scars
when he told a woman you got a nice ass
in front of her brother while working at a bar,
who took out a knife and slashed him
in the face three times.
Studies have shown that smoking Hookah is no more safer
than smoking cigarettes and in fact may cause the smoker
to absorb more toxic substances than cigarettes.
There’s a museum in Europe
called the Museum of Broken Relationships
that exclusively displays objects
that were meaningful to heartbroken exes.
In the early 90’s, a young Bill Nye
wrote for a Seattle sketch show called Almost Live.
One day they had six minutes to fill,
so the host suggested that Bill talk about his passion
for science and called him Bill Nye the Science Guy,
and the nickname stuck.
Mongolia’s Navy consists of a single tugboat
manned by seven people, only one of whom can swim.
Inventor Nikola Tesla and Author Mark Twain
were best friends and were mutual fans of each others work.
The sun and the moon appear to be the same size in our sky
because of the amazing coincidence that the moon
is 400 times smaller, but also 400 times closer.
In 2008, a Japanese man noticed that food
in his home was disappearing so he set up a webcam
and discovered that a 58-year-old homeless woman
was living in his closet for an entire year.
There is a building in London
called the Walkie Talkie building
that is shaped in such a way that it reflects sunlight
like a giant magnifying glass,
literally melting cars on the street below it.
Luis Garavito, the world’s most dangerous serial killer
with 140 victims had his sentence reduced to only 22 years
in prison and could be released as early as 2021.
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