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Here are 50 Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind.
1816年 Rene Laennec在法国发明了听诊器
The stethoscope was invented in France in 1816
by Rene Laennec because he felt uncomfortable
placing his ear on a woman’s bare chest
in order to listen to her heart.
Owen, a baby hippo from Kenya,
was swept away from his mother during a tsunami,
he then mistook a 130-year -old tortoise for another hippo
and the two actually became best friends.
The graffiti artist David Choe,
who painted Facebook’s first office in 2005,
was paid in shares and is now worth over $200,000,000.
The sword-billed hummingbird is the only bird
with a bill longer than it’s body.
High school student Hayden Godfrey
started working several jobs,
saved his money for a year and a half,
and eventually bought a flower
for each of the 834 girls at this school,
simply because he wanted to them to feel joy.
Watching your favorite movie over and over is good for you.
The repetition calms you, because knowing the outcome
of a story helps you to feel safe in an unpredictable world.
It also helps comfort you by recapturing lost feelings,
这个事实是由Cristel Antonia Russell 和 Sidney J. Levy共同研究
according to a study in 2012 by
Cristel Antonia Russell and Sidney J. Levy.
At one point during the 1985 Geneva Summit,
Reagan and Gorbachev agreed to pause the Cold War
in case of an alien invasion.
A poisonous lagoon at the quarry in Buxton, England
was dyed black for safety.
The previous beautiful, azure blue water color
was so inviting that the signs did not keep swimmers out.
现在 看看这漂亮的湖水 感觉我的脸都要融化了
Ah, look at this beautiful water, and my face is melted off.
世界上最深 最黑暗 最古老 最安静
The world’s deepest, darkest, oldest and quietest
motel room is 70 meters underground,
at Grand Canyon Caverns in a 65,000,000-year -old cave.
A company by the name of Vestergaard Frandsen,
in Europe, launched a LifeStraw in 2006,
which makes contaminated water safe to drink.
Users simply just have to suck up the contaminated
water through it as if they were any other regular straw.
Without using batteries or chemicals,
it removes 99.9% of parasites, 99.9999% of viruses
and provides one person with an entire
year’s worth of drinking water for only $20.00.
2012年 德克萨斯州沃思堡市的Healthpoint Biotherapeudics公司
In 2012, Healthpoint Biotherapeudics, of Fort Worth, Texas,
developed a portable, spray on skin,
that can heal severe wounds much faster.
The spray on skin is actually made up of skin cells
and suspended in a mixture of different types of proteins.
Andre the Giant died on the night of January 27th, 1993
in a hotel room in Paris.
Coincidentally, he was in Paris
to attend his own father’s funeral.
The longest mathematical proof in history
is 15,000 pages long, involved more than 100 mathematicians,
and took over 30 years to complete,
that is why I hate calculus.
Some of the largest spider webs in the world
are built by the Anelosimus eximius,
a breed of social spider that works together in a community.
Over 50,000 spiders can live on one web
until they eventually outgrow it
and have to form new colonies.
Note to self, don’t go to the country where those exist.
Apples originated in Kazakhstan,
and wild apples can taste like roses, strawberries,
爆米花 茴香 等味道
popcorn, anise and many other flavors.
In fact, 90% of modern apples can
be traced back to two trees.
Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, is getting a floating forest.
They’re taking 20 trees that
have been removed for development
and placing them in boats throughout the waterfront.
This is a statue titled
Politicians Discussing Global Warming, located in Berlin.
Yellow snow isn’t the only snow you shouldn’t eat.
According to a new study published in the
Journal of Environmental Science Processes and Impacts,
all snow can be harmful because it attracts particles
from car exhaust fumes like a magnet.
Basically, when you eat snow,
you’re consuming a pollution Popsicle, (gags).
According to the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station
in Traverse City, Lake Michigan can actually become so clear
after the winter ice melts that you’re
able to see shipwrecks 91 meters below the water.
According to the Guinness World Records,
as of 2015, the world record for long distance archery
is held by a paralympic, armless archer,
Your sense of smell and taste
begin to improve dramatically
within 48 hours of quitting smoking.
This is a plantable pencil,
the pencil actually has a seed in it
and when it becomes too short to use,
you can plant it and watch it grow herbs and vegetables.
Potatoes have almost all the nutrients
that humans need to survive.
To prove this, the executive director from the
Washington State Potato Commission,
ate nothing but potatoes for 60 days and was just fine.
土豆 土豆泥 煮土豆 炖土豆
Potatoes, mash ’em, boil ’em, stick ’em in a stew.
Caromont Farms, in Esmont, Virginia,
posted a message on its Facebook page earlier this year,
looking for volunteers to snuggle with it’s baby goats.
Not surprisingly, the sign up list filled up immediately.
(braying) snuggle me.
After its tourism sector boomed,
Kazakhstan’s foreign minister thanked Sacha Baron Cohen
back in 2012 for the release of Borat
after the country saw a 10 times increase in issued visas.
Wah, wah, wee wah, nice.
In 2014, a woman named Nancy Cohen
was moved into a nursing home.
两周之后 她以前养的猫 克利奥出现在那里
Her relocated cat, Cleo, showed up two weeks later,
even though she had never been there before.
She started hanging out on benches
until somebody noticed her,
and now they live together at the facility.
Researchers at Oregon State have patented
a strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon
when cooked and contains twice
the nutritional value of kale.
今年早些时候 摄影师Hallgrimur Pierre Helgason
Earlier this year, photographer Hallgrimur Pierre Helgason
captured stunning images of the Aurora Borealis
over Iceland that shows the moment
they form the outline of a phoenix.
The Taxi Fabric Project in Mumbai, India
lets upcoming designers reupholster
and completely transform taxi cab interiors.
In the 1960s in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert,
a power company accidentally created the Fly Geyser.
They did this by drilling into a geothermic pocket
疏通油 水 和沉积钙的管道
that let loose a stream of oil, water and calcium deposits.
今天 这是一个生气勃勃 鲜活的雕塑
Today, it’s a vibrant, living sculpture that’s always
evolving due to the colorful algae in the water.
There is a unique tree near Piemonte, Italy
叫做 The Double Tree of Casorzo[一棵树长在另一颗树上]
called The Double Tree of Casorzo.
It’s actually two trees in one,
a cherry tree growing on top of a mulberry tree.
According to Daniel J. Buysse, a psychiatrist at the
Daniel J Buysse所说
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,
about two percent of the population
are considered the sleepless elite.
This means that they are
night owls and early birds simultaneously.
哈 这肯定不是我 我喜欢睡懒觉
Ha! That’s definitely not me, I like to sleep in.
The 60 acre Cool Patch Pumpkins Corn Maze
in Dixon, California,
is so big that people literally routinely
call 911 for help getting out.
That, despite the fact that they even have
a map that details every twist and turn and how to get out.
Some people, man【doy】
This is The Invisible Treehouse located in Sweden,
the outside walls are mirrored to
make the house blend in with the trees.
Prostitution exists among some penguins and chimpanzees,
it was first reported in 1998 by Fiona Hunter,
a researcher at the University of Cambridge,
and Lloyd Davis of the University of Otago.
They were studying the mating patterns
of the Adelie Penguins, when they noticed that they
prostitute themselves for things like stones or food.
President Roosevelt collapsed while being painted.
He never regained consciousness before dying
and thus created this unfinished painting,
which captures his last waking moment.
Xiao Yun, from China, was missing for 10 years,
and was presumed dead,
but was then found living in an internet cafe.
A runaway at the age of 14,
she was good at the game Crossfire,
so other gamers paid to watch her play it,
and she slept at internet cafes for the rest of her life
and public bath houses until she was found at the age of 24.
When Don Karkos fought in World War II,
he was hit with shrapnel that blinded his right eye.
64 years later, while working in a barn,
a horse headbutted him in the exact same spot,
threw him against a wall and restored his vision suddenly.
Thank you horsey.
The FBI now tracks animal abuse
like it tracks homicides and assaults.
They’re logic is that they classify animal cruelty
as a group A felony, because if you abuse animals,
there’s a good chance that you’d do the same to a person.
According to a study of surgical residents
participating in the
Rosser Top Gun Laparoscopic Skills and Suturing Program,
surgeons who play video games make 37% fewer errors
and complete 27% faster.
Video game skills are a strong indicator of surgical skills,
unless you’re playing Surgeon Simulator,
in which case, that guy’s going to die.
The CIA once created a gun that could
shoot darts that caused heart attacks.
Upon penetration of the skin,
the dart only left a tiny red dot.
The poison itself worked rapidly
and then denaturated quickly afterwords.
This was all revealed in 1975,
in a congressional testimony.
Wu Hsia, from China,
had an ex-girlfriend and current girlfriend
jump off a bridge into a river to see who he would rescue.
He rescued his current girlfriend.
Oysters make pearls so that they can feel better.
When a grain of sand or debris gets stuck in their bodies,
they ease the pain and irritation
by coating it with multiple layers nacre,
it’s a mineral that lines the inside of their shells,
and thus, a pearl begins to form.
Basically pearls are like blisters, only much prettier.
In 2015, an advertising watchdog group
called Truth in Advertising, or TINA,
reportedly found that over 100 Walmart products
were labeled made in the USA,
that were actually made elsewhere.
Just after her husband of 67 years died,
a woman named Norma from Michigan was diagnosed with cancer.
Instead of getting treatment,
她告诉医生 我活了90年 我一直在马路上晃悠
she told the doctor, I’m 90 years old, I’m hitting the road,
and took an indefinite road trip across the US,
with her retired son and his wife.
The journey was documented on the
Driving Miss Norma的Facebook页面上
Facebook page Driving Miss Norma.
A golden retriever from Michigan, named Wesley,
was outfitted with braces earlier this year,
when he couldn’t close his mouth or chew well,
due to his crooked teeth.
Oh my god, that’s the cutest thing ever,
cute little dog with the, the teeth. 【Arf!】
A study done by Iris Blandon-Gitlin,
Iris Blandon Gitlin教授的研究
of California State University in Fullerton,
showed that a lie will be more convincing
if you have to pee while telling it.
Because of a phenomenon called
the inhibitory spill over effect,
focusing on controlling your bladder also allows
you to focus on hiding any
signs you might have when fibbing.
Ah, I have so much hair.
In the 19th century, Americans purposefully filled
their parks with squirrels for entertainment purposes.
Before that, they were rarely found outside of forests.
According to tornado researcher, Tom Grazulis,
about 75% of all tornadoes happen within the United States.
Viganella, Italy is cut off from direct sunlight
for 83 days in the winter, due to the surrounding mountains.
So they set up a giant, computer controlled mirror
on the top of the mountainside to reflect
the sun’s rays onto the town.
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