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Here are 50 amazing facts to blow your mind.
Studies from the University of North Carolina
concluded that incredibly beautiful people
are actually less likely to be hired for a job
if they’re being interviewed by someone
of the same sex.
They’re also often very lonely because they’re
viewed as unapproachable and intimidating,
and they’re even given less care by doctors
when being treated for pain.
There are only two countries in the world
whose flags do not contain either red,
white nor blue, Jamaica and Mauritania.
A new-born Chinese water deer is
so adorably small after birth that you
could hold it in one hand, but when it grows up,
they can weight as much as 13 kilograms
and sprouts fangs, making them look
like a vampire deer.
After mismanagement, the social news site
Digg, a company that was once valued
at $200 million was sold for a mere $500,000.
A previously crystal-blue hot spring
located in Yellowstone National Park
is actually turning green as the result
of tourists throwing good luck coins
into it since 1950.
It has since been dubbed Fading Glory.
In Australia, torn bank notes are worth
half of the proportion of the note left.
In other words, half of a $20 bill is actually $10.
If you went swimming on the moon,
you would be able to walk on the water’s
surface and jump out of water like a dolphin
catching air above water.
The character of Popeye is actually based
一个叫Frank “Rocky” Fiegel的人
on a real-life person named Frank “Rocky” Fiegel.
He was a local tough guy in Chester, Illinois,
and quite similar to the real Popeye.
He had some pretty serious forearms.
Alfred Binet, the original inventor of the IQ test,
created the methodology to identify
students who needed help.
He actually deplored its use as a ranking
for unitary and linear intelligence.
Lifeguard Thomas Lopez from South Florida
was fired after saving someone for drowning
because the man he saved wasn’t technicially
in his assigned lifeguard area.
In 1975, a 17-year-old boy was killed
while riding his Moped.
He was killed exactly one year after his
17-year-old brother was killed
while riding the same Moped
in the same intersection by the same taxi
with the same driver carrying the same passenger.
Scientists from Psychology Today concluded
that if a person’s body odor smells good to you
it means that their immunity genes
are opposite to yours.
This allows higher chances for people
with opposite immunity genes to mate,
resulting in offspring with stronger immunity systems.
Just 2% of the entire world’s population is naturally blond.
Nissan uses the number 23 in car racing
because the number two translates to ni
in Japanese, and the number three translates
to san, hence 23 translates into Nissan.
Neurologists claim that every time you
resist acting on your anger, you’re actually
rewiring your brain to be a calmer
and more loving person.
1987年 Steve Rothsterin花费25万美元购买了
In 1987, Steve Rothstein bought a lifetime,
unlimited first-class American Airlines ticket for $250,000.
He flew over 10,000 flights, costing
the company $21 million.
They terminated his ticket in 2008.
A study conducted at Columbia University
concluded that people born in the month of May
may have the lowest risk of illness and disease.
A Florida woman named Sara Barnes accidently
burned down a 3,500-year-old cypress tree.
It was the fifth oldest in the country,
and she did it because she was smoking meth
under it and lit a fire so that she could
see her meth better.
The town of Tikrit in Iraq erected
a two-meter-tall monument to the shoe
that was thrown by the journalist
at George W. Bush during his final visit to Iraq.
Wild pigs are one of the most destructive
animals in America, causing more than $400 million
in damage each year in Texas alone.
They destroy crops, feast on livestock,
terrorize tourists and force other wildlife
to flee their homes.
Approximately 7% of all potatoes grown
in the United States are turned into McDonald’s fries.
A bear named Wojtek, which means he who
enjoys war, fought in the Polish army
in World War II.
He carried shells to the front line
and was taught to salute and even became
a mascot for the soliders.
Although he developed a habit for drinking
beer and smoking cigarettes, he survived
the war and lived the rest of his life
in the Edinburgh Zoo.
There’s actually a restaurant in Pittsburgh
called the Conflict Kitchen, which only
serves cuisine from countries that the U.S.
is in conflict with.
When they started serving Palestinian food,
they received death threats.
Limbo queen Shemika Charles had been
training six hours a day since she was a teenager.
She set a world record in 2010 and is now
so flexible that she could actually limbo under a car.
In 2015, Adidas released a shoe made
entirely from ocean trash, including
gill nets and beach litter.
The company stated that there is no shortage
of material to produce this line.
When the mummified remains of Ramses II
was transported in 1974, it was issued
an Egyptian passport, which listed his
occupation as king deceased.
East St. Louis, Illinois, has a higher murder rate
than Honduras, the country with the highest
murder rate in the world.
There’s a new contact lens invented
by Canadian optometrist Dr. Garth Webb that
能够使人类视力高于20/20（就是正常人20feet能看清的东西你在20feet之外也能看清。如果是20/100 vision的话，就是说正常人100feet以外能看清的你需要20 feet远才能看清）
can improve human vision beyond 20/20.
The bionic lens replaces the natural lens
of the eye in a painless eight-minute procedure.
It takes effect in only 10 seconds
and enhances eyesight for life.
One step closer to bein’ cyborgs.
In 1986, the United Way released 1.5 million
balloons in Cleveland as a publicity stunt.
However, it clogged the land and waterways
in northeast Ohio, shut down major airport
runways and forced the Coast Guard
to suspend search and rescue for two men
who ended up drowning.
In addition to being fluent in English, Greek,
Latin, French, German and Spanish,
Thomas Jefferson also studied Arabic.
He also studied Gaelic and Welsh
and remains the most multi-lingual president
of the United States in history.
Research conducted at the University
of North Carolina concluded that loving
someone and being loved in return makes
wounds heal faster, due to the release
of oxytocin in the blood.
Bruce Wayne, aka Batman, is part owner
of the Daily Planet where Clark Kent, aka
每日星球（the Daily Planet）的拥有者之一
Superman, works, so essentially, Batman
pays Superman’s salary.
In 2003, a Coca-Cola employee was fired
because he was drinking Pepsi on the job.
Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams hated
each other when filming The Notebook.
However, after finishing the film, they
actually fell in love and dated for four years.
The African Union intends on having
a single, continent-wide currency modeled after the Euro.
The most popular proposed name
for the currency as of right now is the Afro.
Oh my God, that is the best.
In ancient Rome, women tried to dye
their hair blond with pigeon dung.
In Renaissance Venice, they used horse urine.
Mathematician Katherine Johnson is known
as the computer back when computers wore skirts.
Her obsession with counting allowed her
to skip ahead in high school at only the age of 10,
and in 1961, she calculated the trajectory
of NASA’s first trip into space and was correct.
Nicholas Cage once woke up to a naked man
wearing a leather jacket eating a fudgsicle
in front of his bed.
After that, Cage could no longer live
in that house and moved to the Bahamas.
A man with a Liverpool FC tattoo with the club
的座右铭“you’ll never walk alone”（意为：你不是独自一人）
motto you’ll never walk alone had his lower
leg amputated after a combat injury in Afghanistan.
Unbelievably, the surgeon unknowingly
不明原因地截断了他的纹身 这就使他的纹身读起来是“you’ll never walk”（意为：你再也不能走路了）
cut his tattoo so it now reads you’ll never walk.
However, in reality, luckily, the man now
has a prosthetic leg and competes in marathons.
In order to advertise their services,
prostitutes in ancient Greece wore
sandals that left the words follow me
imprinted in the dirt as they walked.
On the evening of September 11, 2001,
hundreds of Iranian people gathered
in Madar Square, Tehran, in a candlelight vigil
to express sympathy and support for the American people.
Meteors were initially only referred to as comets,
a name given from the Latin word comes,
meaning hair, and were given their name
for the flowing golden tail of hair that
flashed through the sky.
According to studies conducted at Turkey’s
Ataturk University and the University of Manchester,
dogs and cats are right and left pawed,
just like humans are right and left handed.
1978年 美国军舰U.S.S. Stein号
In 1978, U.S. Navy ship the U.S.S. Stein
seems to have been attacked by an unknown
species of giant squid.
Almost all cuts on the sonar dome
contained remains of a sharp, curved claw
that were found on the rims of the suction cups
of some squid tentacles, but the claw marks
were much bigger than that of any
discovered squid species.
Ooh wee ooh.
Identical twins separated at birth
went on to live similarly eerily lives.
Both boys were named James but went
by the name Jim.
They both had a childhood dog named Toy.
They both married twice, first to a woman
named Linda and then to a woman named Betty.
They both had sons named James Alan,
were both sheriffs in separate Ohio counties
and both drove Chevrolets.
If you could dig a whole through the earth
and jump through it without dying,
you would not come out the other side.
You would fall down for 20 minutes
until you reached the center, then technicially,
you would be considered falling up
until you made it to the opposite surface.
However, if no one was there to catch you,
you would fall down again over and over forever.
Prior to the invention of rubber erasers
in 1770 by Edward Nairne, people would
use moist bread to erase pencil marks.
In fact, the invention of the eraser,
which fixes mistakes, was discovered
by accident by Edward thinking that he
had grabbed bread.
What the hell kinda bread was he eating?
Henry Cavill almost missed the call
for the role of Superman from Zack Snyder
because he was playing World of Warcraft.
A study published by the Journal of Transportation
found that people are in the best mood
when they are bicycling compared to any
other mode of transportation.
It’s probably the little bell, cling cling.
There exists a variation of soccer
where three teams face off against
each other at the same time.
Ah, but that’s not all for this video, guys,
because I have some incredibly exciting news.
If you didn’t know, over the past year, I’ve been
working on my very first book, and I’m
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That’s right, I have a book!
It’s called Mind Blown, and it is a mixture
of stories of my own life as well as crazy facts
about the world that we live in.
It’s kind of like a mixture of my blogs
and these 50 amazing facts, but in book form.
What’s even cooler is that I’ll be giving away
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