Fascinating Facts That Make You Think Twice

Cleopatra lived closer in time to the Moon landing than to the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

mantis-shrimpA mantis shrimp can swing its claw so fast it boils the water around it and creates a flash of light.

 

 

 

 

The Spanish national anthem has no words.

Honey does not spoil. You could feasibly eat 3000 year old honey.

Chess boardThere are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe.

 

 

 

 

A small percentage of the static you see on “dead” tv stations is left over radiation from the Big Bang. You’re seeing residual effects of the Universe’s creation.

When we breath through our nose, we always inhale more air from one nostril than with the other one — and this changes every 15 minutes.

If you were to remove all of the empty space from the atoms that make up every human on earth, the entire world population could fit into an apple.

thewright-brothersIn 1903 the Wright Brothers flew for the first time. 66 years later, man landed on the Moon in 1969.

 

 

 

If you somehow found a way to extract all of the gold from the bubbling core of our lovely little planet, you would be able to cover all of the land in a layer of gold up to your knees.

It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood.

Written language was invented independently by the Egyptians, Sumerians, Chinese, and Mayans.