Top 25 Amazing Facts

Below are the top 25 Amazing facts

  1. When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
  2. Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never called his wife or mother; because they were both deaf.
  3. “I Am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  4. Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted by Warner/Chappell Music till 2030.
  5. A “jiffy”, is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
  6.  It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  7. Minus 40° Celsius, is exactly the same as minus 40° Fahrenheit.(To convert from Celsius to Fahrenheit, multiply by 9, divide by 5, and add 32. Therefore, -40 Celsius is equal to -40 x 9 = -360/5 = -72 + 32 = -40 degrees)
  8. The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
  9. The sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English language.
  10. You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.
  11. The word “lethologica” describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
  12. Colgate had troubles marketing in Spanish-speaking countries as their brand name translates to “Go hang yourself.”
  13. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  14. Penguins are unable to walk backwards
  15. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  16. The dot over the letter “i” is called a ‘Tittle‘.
  17. Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right while women’s shirts have the buttons on the left.
  18. The Barbie doll’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  19. Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump.”
  20. The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  21. The tongue is the strongest mucle in the human body. It can actually lift up to 80 times it’s own weight and is also the fastest healing muscle.
  22. Pumice is the only rock that floats in water.
  23. The human brain is 75-80% water.
  24. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  25. 9 out of 10 people believe Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. This isn’t true Joseph Swan did.

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