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Here are 50 amazing facts to blow your mind.
The modern Ouija Board got it’s name in 1890
by asking the board what it should be called.
It’s spelled out Ouija, and when asked what it meant,
the board said, ‘Good luck.’
In 2010, an Ikea located in Wembley, England
unleashed 100 cats into a store just to see what
The United States is the most armed nation in the world
with 88.8 guns per 100 people.
Renowned film actress from the 1930’s and 50’s
Hedy Lamarr, was also a mathematician.
She was also the inventor of the frequency hopping
spread spectrum, a technology still used today for
Bluetooth and WiFi.
During the march on Washington in 1963,
Martin Luther King, Jr. actually ad-libbed the
I have a dream line during his famous speech,
which was not in the original script.
In 2012, a stray cat became a seeing eye guide
for a blind dog named Terfel who uses it’s paws
to gently lead him around the house.
There is an indoor farm in Japan that can produce
10,000 heads of lettuce a day while using 99 percent
less water than an outdoor farm.
Sandy Island located between Australia and New Caledonia
was chartered on maps for over a century
until a crew of scientists sailed to the location
in 2012 and found that it didn’t actually exist.
If the world’s population, approximately seven point
four billion people, piled into the Grand Canyon,
they wouldn’t come close to filling it up.
There are two McDonald’s in the US that still serve McPizza.
One located in Ohio and the other in West Virginia.
Why they ever got rid of that, is just beyond me.
That was the best!
It is impossible for quick sand to suck you under
because you simple aren’t dense enough to sink in it.
However, it liquefies the more you disturb it,
as long as you don’t panic, you’ll only sink about half
your body length.
Unfortunately, most people don’t do that and they’re like,
‘Oh Mama, help me!’
There is a Korean eatery in Zhengzhou City, China,
known as Zhengzhou Island, where people are allowed
to dine at no charge if they happen to be among the five
most beautiful patrons of the day.
A study from 1978 followed up on 515 people
who were prevented from attempting suicide using the Golden
Gate Bridge between 1937 and 1971.
90 percent were either alive, or died of natural causes,
with the study concluding that suicidal behaviors
are crises oriented, rather than inexorable.
In 2008, it took Apple a year to sell 10 million iPhones.
In it’s first week of sales in 2015, the iPhone six
sold 13 million units.
By law, no US officer’s ever allowed to out rank
George Washington, and he was post-humorously
promoted to history’s only six star general in 1976.
The Chinese government takes its officials
and members of their families on prison tours to give
them an introduction to what awaits them if they
should engage in corruption.
In 1972, the king of Morocco, Hassan the second,
grabbed the radio during an assassination attempt
and told the rebel pilots who were firing at him
inside his Boeing 727 to stop firing the tyrant is dead,
which made the assassins break off from their attempt.
When you kiss someone for the first time,
you get a spike in the neurotransmitter Dopamine
making you crave more.
Endorphins are also released bringing on waves of euphoria.
来自俄勒冈州的莎蒂 蕾妮 约翰逊在2013年放了一把火，
Sadie Renee Johnson from Oregon started a wildfire in 2013
in order to give her bored firefighter friends some work,
except that it spread to 206 square kilometers
and cost nearly eight million dollars and two months
to bring under control.
In 2015, a stray cat in Russia known as Masha
kept a two month old abandoned baby boy warm
in freezing temperatures over night.
Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world.
It has been destroyed twice, besieged 23 times,
captured, and then re-captured 44 times,
and attacked a total of 52 times.
In 1915, a millionaire named, Cecil Chubb bought his
wife Stonehenge for approximately 10,000 dollars.
Except that, she didn’t like it, so in 1918 he gave it to
Britain, and today it’s valued at around 51 million dollars.
In the traditional aboriginal Canadian version of lacrosse,
teams consisted of 100 to 1,000 men and fields were
500 meters to three kilometers long.
Games could last up to three days straight.
Research conducted by the University of Exeter
concluded that every individual shark has it’s own
distinct character and personality.
Some sharks are shy, while others are more social.
Fish are friends, not food.
I wonder how many of them are named Bruce.
Google has found GPA’s and test scores to be worthless
as criteria while hiring.
They have teams where 14 percent of their employees
haven’t even gone to college.
Billionaire Elon Musk didn’t like the school that his kids
were attending, so he conceptualized and built his own
取名叫Ad Astra, 意思是走向星空。
named Ad Astra, which means to the stars.
Michael Cicconetti is a judge in Ohio.
He uses what he calls creative justice.
Sentencing guilty defendants with unusual punishments.
Like one woman who fled a cab fare,
and was sentenced to walk 30 miles in 48 hours.
SR 71 黑鸟是世界上最快的喷气式
The SR 71 Blackbird was the world’s fastest air breeding
man-made aircraft and out ran nearly 4,000 missiles
fired at it during it’s service.
When syphilis first surfaced, most countries named it
after one another.
The English called it the French disease.
The French called it the Spanish disease,
and the Japanese called it the Chinese Pox.
In the late 1800’s, archaeologists found a ring inside
a ninth century viking grave in Sweden inscribed with
the phrase, ‘For Allah’.
This linked trade between Swedish vikings
and the Islamic world all the way back to 1,000 years ago.
Murder rates were so high during the 1970’s and 1980’s
in Miami, Florida, that the Dade County Medical Examiner’s
office actually had to rent a refrigerated trailer from
Burger King to handle the overflow of corpses.
Makes me think about what’s in my burger.
I’m probably gonna stay off burgers for awhile now.
After the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011,
more than 200 Japanese pensioners all over 60
volunteered to tackle the nuclear crises.
Research conducted by physcologists at Bernell University
determined that those who use Facebook to brag
about diets and exercise, and accomplishments,
are typically narcissists.
I’m just gonna update my status.
This video’s goin’ super well, okay, I’m awesome.
If and when a woman becomes President for the first time
in America, her husband will be called the first gentleman.
Felix Kiprono, a lawyer in Kenya, has attempted to offer
the President, Barack Obama and first lady, Michelle Obama
50 cows, 70 sheep, and 30 goats for their daughter,
Malia’s hand in marriage.
Couldn’t imagine why they passed that up.
There exists a special shaped knife for cleaning out
Nutella jars entirely.
Sir Richard Branson once lost a bet with Air Asia’s CEO,
Tony Fernandes, on the winner of the
2010 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi.
He had to work as a female flight attendant on Tony’s
airline, I love when billionaires bet.
The best stuff comes out of it.
When your eyes move, your brain purposely blocks
your vision, which is why you can’t see the motion
of your own eyes in a mirror.
This is called saccadic masking and without it,
your life would be like watching a constant movie
that’s filled with a shaky hand-held camera.
When Steven Spielberg first applied to USC’s Cinematic
Art School, he was rejected three times
by the admission’s officer.
When Steven was awarded his honorary doctorate
from that school, he agreed to accept it,
only if it was personally signed by that
same admission’s officer, and it was.
A man named Chito, rescued a dying crocodile,
who named it Pocho, but it recovered and refused to leave
the man’s side, and they are inseparable to this day.
In 1910, when asked how much vacation time a worker
should take annually, President Taft recommended
three months, my how times have changed.
In ancient Egypt, little people were seen as people
with celestial gifts, and they were treated like Gods
and given the highest social positions.
There is a town in Texas called, Earth,
and it’s the only place on earth officially named, Earth.
On December 16, 2002 during Yao Ming’s first game
in the NBA, the Miami Heat promoted the game by
passing out 8,000 fortune cookes, but he wasn’t offended
because he had never seen a fortune cookie in China,
and assumed that it was an American invention.
In 2015, a passenger on British Airways, took a poop
that smelled so bad, that pilots actually decided
to turn the plane around.
Yo, bro, more salad, less Taco Bell.
The reflex that causes people to sneeze when looking
at the sun is called the photic sneeze reflex.
It’s also known as autosomal dominant compelling
helio-opthalmic outburst syndrome,
which abbreviates to ADCHOO.
Scientists with their sense of humors.
A pine tree planted in 2004 in Los Angeles Park
来纪念前甲壳虫成员, 乔治 哈里森，
in memory of former Beatle, George Harrison,
died after being infested by beetles.
Studies have shown that when a woman frequently
texts her partner in a relationship,
they are both happier with each other.
However, when a man sends the majority of texts,
both partners feel less happy and a woman often
considers ending the relationship.
A German officer once asked Picasso,
‘Did you do this,’ when he saw a photo of the painting
Guernica, a painting about the affect of German
bombardment on the Spanish town of Guernica.
To which, Picasso simply responded, ‘No, you did.’
Oooh, Picasso bringin’ the sass!
There is an Asian elephant named Koshik that can imitate
human speech by sticking it’s trunk in it’s mouth.
He can actually say, ‘Hello, good, no, sit down,
‘and lie down,’ in Korean.
And now you’re smarter from the knowledge whale.
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