If You Enjoy Trivia.....

If you enjoy trivia, check out these facts:
  • If you eat a polar bear’s liver, you will die of a vitamin A overdose.
  • All the American flags on the moon have been bleached white by radiation from the sun.
  • A blue whale’s heart is roughly the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, and its aorta is large enough for a human to crawl through it.
  • There are 18.6 million vacant houses in the United States. That’s enough for every homeless person in America to have six.
  • In 1977, researchers detected a strong radio signal from space that lasted 72 seconds. It hasn’t been detected since.
  • The planet Neptune has barely completed one orbit since it was discovered in 1846.
  • Pluto hasn’t completed a full orbit since its discovery, and won’t until March 23, 2178.
  • The combined weight of all ants on Earth is about the same as the combined weight of all humans.
  • It takes our brains 80 milliseconds to process information. That means we are all living ever so slightly in the past.
  • Putting dry tea bags in smelly shoes will absorb the odor.
  • There are more possible games of chess than there are atoms in the known universe.
  • Alexander the Great conquered half the known world by age 22.
  • Breathing in Mumbai for one day is equivalent to smoking two and a half packs of cigarettes.
  • Insect wings have tiny pillars that kill bacteria by physically tearing it to shreds.
  • John Tyler, America’s 10th president, has two grandsons who are still alive today.
  • Every human is born with the ability to wiggle their ears. If you don’t discover it early, the muscle atrophies.
  • 110 people once tied for second prize in the Powerball lottery after playing the same lucky numbers from a fortune cookie.
  • Collectively, humans have spent almost 13,261 years watching the ‘Gangnam Style’ video.
  • The sound of every shrimp snapping their claws at once would reach 246 decibels, potentially making shrimp the loudest animal in the ocean.
  • Because it takes so long for their light to reach Earth, many of the stars you see at night are long gone.
  • The entire current population of Earth could fit inside Texas and it would still be less crowded than New York City.
  • A can of Diet Coke floats in water, but a can of regular Coke sinks.
  • In 2011, workers at Ground Zero found an 18th century wooden ship underneath the World Trade Center rubble.
  • Sleeping on the job is acceptable in Japan. It is viewed as exhaustion form working hard. Some people fake it to look committed to their job.
  • King George V’s physician gave the dying king a lethal dosage of morphine an dcocaine to hasten his death so that it could be announced in the morning edition of The Times, rather than “less appropriate evening” journals.
  • If you eat a teaspoon of sugar after eating something spicy, it will completely neutralize the heat.
  • If too many pistachios are shaped in a single container, they will self-heat and experience spontaneous combustion.
  • When adjusted to inflation, John D. Rockefeller is the richest man in the history of the world, with a net worth 10 times more than Bill Gates.
  • In Germany there are fake bus stops outside many nursing home to prevent confused senior citizens from wandering off.
  • Before their were clocks, there were candle clocks that burned a set amount of hours. If you wanted a reminder or alarm, you pushed a nail at the desired time length in the candle and when it melted to that point, the nail would fall and clank on the metal holder alerting you.
  • And finally…The oldest living person smoked cigarettes from the age of 21 to 117.

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