Incredible “Did You Know?” Facts that will surprise you


Incredible “Did You Know?” Facts

In life, there are indeed some unknown facts that will surprise you. I’m sure that before you clicked on this article, a lot of questions must have dropped on your mind. The truth is there are so many changes in the world that we do not know or even pay attention to. This is why we have decided to share facts that will surprise you. No knowledge is a waste and no man is an island of his own, it is important to keep learning every day of our lives.

This article will educate you on certain things you never knew. Take your time to read through and be informed. Keep reading…

Did you know?

Mount Everest is bigger now than the last time it was measured.

Dentistry is the oldest profession in the world.

North Korea and Cuba are the only places you can’t buy Coca-Cola.

Red-colored fruits keep your heart strong.

Yellow-colored fruits prevent you from getting sick.

Green-colored fruits help in making your bones and teeth strong.

Purple and blue fruits help enhance memory.

Apples stay afloat in the water as they are 25% air.

Pineapples are actually berries and it’s ripening can be speeded up by making them stand upside down.

The world’s first bank was Monte Dei Paschi di Siena, founded in 1472 and headquartered in Tuscany, Italy.

Zimbabwe has experienced the worst inflation in the world- 6.5 sextillion percent in November 2008.

The design of the folding cellphone/flip phone was inspired by the fictional communicator from Star Trek.

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world both in size and population.

The world’s longest river; the Nile, and the world’s largest desert; the Sahara both are home in Africa.

The world’s hottest place is Ethiopia in Africa.

The equator passes through the middle of the dark continent and requires direct sunlight throughout the year.

The hottest chili pepper in the world is so hot it could kill you.

The Canary Islands are named after dogs, not birds.

Indonesia is home to some of the shortest people in the world.

The world’s quietest room is located at Microsoft’s headquarters in Washington state.

The longest place name on the planet is 85 letters long.

A banana is not a fruit it is an herb.

A cucumber is not a vegetable but a fruit.

Tomatoes are not veggie but a fruit. They are regarded as the world’s most popular fruit and have more genes than humans.

There’s a tree called SALAD TREE that sprouts 3 to 7 different fruits on the same tree.

A Kiwi has two times the vitamin C present in an Orange.

The study of fruit is POMOLOGY.

France is the world’s top tourist destination, with 77 million visitors in 2010. (the United States is second with 60 million).

Russia is geographically the largest country in the world. It covers 1/7 of the total land on Earth.

Moscow is the second-largest city in Europe with a population of 11.7 million. (Istanbul, Turkey is first with 13.5 million)

Apple was started in a bedroom in Cupertino, California in 1976.

Flatbush National Bank of Brooklyn was the first bank to issue a credit card in 1946.

Walt Disney world would fit inside Canada 81,975 times.

Greenland sharks don’t reach sexual maturity until they’re 150.

The longest bicycle in the world is over 135 feet long.

The Ethiopian calendar is seven years behind the rest of the world.

Incredible Hulk was originally supported to be gray.

The human heart beats more than 2.5 billion times in the average lifetime.

The hashtag (#) symbol isn’t actually a hashtag. The real term is Octothorpe.

Giraffe tongues are nearly two feet long.

Adolf Hitler plotted to kill Winston Churchill with exploding chocolates.

The longest time between two twins being born is 87 days.

A million seconds is about 12 days while a billion seconds is about 32 years.

The human body gives off a tiny amount of light that glows.

The human nose can detect more than 1 trillion smells.

Your mouth produces about one liter of saliva a day.

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