Facts facts facts! There are a lot to remember, especially when you need to make interesting conversations. Here are a few fascinating but easy ones that will come handy for smart comments and awed conversations. Check them out!
20. Sugar Cane
.. is grass.. that grows up to 6 meters high! It’s classified as the world’s largest crop.
19. Licensed Bulb Changers
.. yes! In Australia, only licensed electricians can change a bulb. A $10 fine awaits otherwise.
18. The Earth’s Orbit
.. is not around the sun. “Technically, what is going on is that the Earth, Sun and all the planets are orbiting around the center of mass of the solar system,” explains Cathy Jordan from Cornell University. “The center of mass of our solar system is very close to the Sun itself, but not exactly at the Sun’s center.”
.. are eight-legged, micro-animals that can survive extreme temperatures ranging from just above absolute zero to boiling point of water, extremely high pressures, and go without water for more than 10 years.
16. Michael Jackson
.. debuted on MTV only after the then CBS Records President threatened them with, “I’m not going to give you any more videos and I’m going to go public and fucking tell them about the fact you don’t want to play music by a black guy.”
15. Alexnader The Great
.. built a kilo-meter long bridge in his regime, to conquer an island.
14. Domus Aurea
.. or The Golden House, built by Emperor Nero in Rome had a rotating ceiling that showered petals and perfume.
13. Howard Tracy Hall
.. was the man who invented the technique to manufacture synthetic diamonds for General Electric. They made fortunes with it; he only got a $10 bond along with his salary.
.. give birth to their young tail-end first, and are the only mammals to do so. If it happens the other way around, the young chance drowning.
11. Tabasco Sauce
.. is aged in barrels of Jack Daniels. Only those that don’t hold it anymore, ofcourse.
10. Road Rules
.. in Australia hold that hanging your arm out a moving vehicle’s window is illegal. You could get a ticket for that.
.. is depleting. In the last 100 years, 80% of the biomass of fish in the oceans has been lost.
8. In California
.. you can’t be held accountable for torrents downloaded by others through your open Wi-Fi connection.
7. Disney World
.. is 15 feet above ground level, and has many underground tunnels.
6. Why I Hate My Uncle
.. was an article written by Hitler’s nephew. He served in the U.S. Navy.
5. Some Postmans
.. by The Presidents of the United States of America was the first music video shot entirely on mobile phones.
4. Metallic Lifelike Cells
.. have been created by Lee Cronin at the University of Glasgow, and he claims through a seven-month experiment that they are capable of evolving. These cells mimic the behaviour of organic cells. The study is still under progress, but could have huge implications.
3. Crocodile Dung
.. was used as a contraceptive by Egyptians, in the form of a vaginal insert.
2. Charlie Chaplin
.. earned $10,000 per week, back in 1915!
.. tends to strike Men 4 times more than it does Women.