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  • - Here are 50 amazing facts to blow your mind.

  • Getting struck by lightening heats skin

  • to 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • That's hotter than the surface of the sun.

  • Honey is the only food that does not spoil.

  • The Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters

  • which are A, E, O, I, U,

  • H, K, ,L, M, N, P and W.

  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

  • Hummingbirds are the only animals

  • that can fly backwards.

  • A flamingo can only eat with its head upside-down.

  • The lighter was invented 10 years before the match was.

  • It's physically impossible for a pig

  • to look up at the sky.

  • The very first internet domain name

  • to ever be registered was symbolics.com

  • on March 15, 1985 and still exists today.

  • Go try it.

  • In a study by the University of Chicago in 1915,

  • it was concluded that the easiest color

  • to spot at a distance is the color yellow

  • which is also why that's the most popular color

  • for taxicabs.

  • The largest employer in the world

  • is the US Department of Defense

  • which employs over three million people.

  • The 120-year-old song Happy Birthday

  • is actually copyrighted and it's owned

  • by Warner/Chappell Music.

  • The company still insists that nobody

  • can sing it without first paying them royalties.

  • So basically, you've been breaking the law

  • at every birthday you've ever been to.

  • Humans are born with 350 bones in their body.

  • But when a person reaches adulthood,

  • we only have 206.

  • This is because our bones fuse together

  • as the body grows and develops.

  • There are 158 verses in the Greek national anthem,

  • making it the longest national anthem in the world.

  • To put that into perspective,

  • the Canadian and American national anthems

  • both only have four verses each.

  • The Maldive coconut is the largest seed in the world.

  • Apple seeds actually contain a cyanide compound.

  • In dirt soil, a mole can dig a tunnel 350 feet long

  • in just one night.

  • It is impossible to tickle yourself.

  • This is because your cerebellum warns

  • the rest of your brain that you're about to tickle yourself,

  • so it ignores the resulting sensation.

  • The typical lead pencil can draw a line

  • that is 35 miles long.

  • Astronauts get taller in space due to the lack of gravity.

  • The total surface area of human lungs

  • is 750 square feet.

  • That's roughly the same area as one side of a tennis court.

  • Of all the animals on Earth,

  • the mosquito has contributed to more deaths

  • than any other animal.

  • All elephants walk on their tiptoes.

  • This is because the back part of their foot

  • is made up of all fat and no bone.

  • Hawaii has the only royal palace

  • in the United States still used as an official residence

  • by a reigning monarch.

  • The strongest muscle in the human body

  • proportional to its size is the tongue.

  • An octopus has three hearts, nine brains, and blue blood.

  • If the population of China walked by you single file,

  • the line would never end due to the rate of reproduction.

  • The hair on a polar bear is actually not white, but clear.

  • They reflect light which makes them appear to be white.

  • A chameleon can move its eyes

  • in two directions at the same time.

  • England is smaller than the state of Florida

  • by over 15,000 square miles.

  • In case you never noticed,

  • the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows or eyelashes.

  • The world's largest yacht has 94,000 horsepower,

  • and is 590 feet long which is about the length

  • of two football fields.

  • Humans and giraffes both only have seven vertebrate

  • in their necks which is surprising

  • considering giraffe necks are so much bigger.

  • Buttermilk does not contain any butter.

  • In fact, it's quite low in fat and it's actually

  • good for your digestion.

  • Disneyland does not sell chewing gum.

  • This is because Walt Disney did not

  • want guest inconvenienced by stepping on gum

  • that they purchased at the park.

  • A giraffe can go longer without water than a camel can.

  • Apples, peaches, plums, strawberries,

  • raspberries, cherries and almonds

  • all belong to the rose family.

  • Snails can sleep for up to three years.

  • Sharks lose over 30,000 teeth in their lifetime.

  • A day on the planet Mercury lasts approximately

  • as long as 59 days on Earth.

  • Whips make a cracking sound because

  • the tip actually moves faster than the speed of sound

  • creating a small sonic boom.

  • Hippo sweat is actually red,

  • and it contains a pigment that's a natural sunscreen.

  • A cockroach can live several weeks without its head.

  • Methane gases produced by cows

  • create just as much pollution as cars do.

  • Dolphins only sleep with half their brain at a time.

  • And thus, they're always half-conscious

  • otherwise they would drown.

  • In advertisements, the time displayed on a watch

  • or clock is almost always 10:10.

  • The majority of the dust in your house

  • is made up from your own dead skin.

  • Most lipsticks contain fish scales.

  • The average person falls asleep

  • in only about seven minutes.

  • And finally, over 100 hours of video

  • is uploaded to YouTube every single minute.

  • And that's it.

  • I hope you guys enjoyed this,

  • and I will see you next Saturday

  • with a brand new video.

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50 AMAZING Facts to Blow Your Mind!

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    Y Kong Chong posted on 2015/11/03
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