41 Facts You Won’t Be Able To Forget


The mystery is everywhere around us. Every day we learn something new, and no matter how much we think we know, there are so many secrets we never knew we would discover. Some of them will even leave us to wonder ‘how is that even possible’.

Friends and family members who are dedicated to learning new accomplishments, fun facts, or a bit of trivia are always the fun ones, someone from whom you can learn. If you expand your knowledge, prepare for new friendships and fun times.

Do you want to learn amusing facts about the world we live in?

Here is a list of things that may blow your mind:

  • There are more stars in the night sky than sand in the whole world
  • More people have been killed by mosquitoes rather than wars
  • Vending machines are more likely to kill a person rather than sharks
  • In an average chocolate bar, there are around eight pieces of insects
  • In France, they practiced guillotine until 1977
  • A banana is a berry, but a strawberry isn’t
  • Within a month we replace all of our outer skin
  • The jaw is the most used joint in our body
  • The naked mole-rat can survive with almost no oxygen and it’s immune to cancer
  • One piece of space garbage returns to the Earth each day
  • In the Spanish language, the word ‘esposas’ refers to both ‘wives’ and ‘handcuffs’
  • There are about 1.6 million ants for every person on Earth
  • In the English language, the word ‘set’ is the most defined (464 definitions)
  • Honey is the only food that won’t spoil no matter how long ago it was made
  • Equivalent to its size, the tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body
  • People invented the lighter 10 years before they invented the match
  • Hawaiian alphabet is compiled of only twelve letters (A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, and W)
  • About 99% of the microbes inside a human body aren’t jet discovered by scientists
  • A Blue whale holds its body weight in water with its mouth
  • Dolphins are known to call each other by name
  • Every person during their lifetime will walk as much as 5 times around the equator
  • If you make ice cubes out of tap water they will be white. The ones made with boiled water are transparent
  • You need to click the mouse 10 million times to burn 1 calorie

If you don’t have a protractor and need to measure an angle, you can use your hand. Spread out the little fingers, so the little finger will represent 0°. Between the thumb and the little finger obtains 90°, and angles 30°, 45°, and 60° are respectively between the little finger and the other fingers

To remember which month has 31 days, use your hands. First, start by counting the knuckles and spaces on one of your hands. The knuckles represent the months with 31 days. Therefore, the knuckle of your index finger represents January, February is the space between your index and middle finger, meaning that space represents months with less than 31 days. Continue counting, and when you get to the little finger knuckle (July), count it again and start moving backward.

In Earth’s core lies 99% of the gold

A cockroach won’t instantly die if you cut out its head. Eventually, it will die of hunger in a few weeks

The cracking sounds you hear from whips are the tips that move faster than the speed of sound

Animals can see ultraviolet flashes invisible for the human eye, therefore, they avoid power lines

About 7 quintillion joules of potential energy is found in an average adult body i.e. 30 hydrogen bombs

A starfish is not a fish and a killer whale is not a whale

To move around faster, Charles Darwin got the idea to attach wheels to his office chair

The fat cells do not die out when we lose or gain weight, they only change their size

More technology is used in one Gameboy than people used to put a man on the moon

To make sure the diamond is real, breath on it. If it is fake it will fog up

The 3 best selling products in human history are the Harry Potter books, iPhone and the Rubik’s Cube

Although we think we have only five senses, we also have proprioception. It makes us aware of the position of our body parts

A tree can rise to 130 meters, which is a maximum due to gravity

Lightning struck can heat the skin to 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit

The yearly cost of charging the phone won’t be more than $1

Paper cuts can hurt more than regular cuts. That’s due to the nerve endings that remain open and the interaction with air, which will irritate the cut

According to Socrates, “wisdom begins in wonder”. He once said:

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.”

You learn new things until you die. Make sure to open your mind and observe the world as if it is your first time.

The great physicist Albert Einstein once said:

 “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”






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