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Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Though we’d like to, we can’t know everything. What we can do, however, is know lots of little pieces of information to make us seem like we do know (almost) everything. Here are some facts that will get you going in your quest for all-encompassing knowledge.

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Suicide rates increase

In the last 45 years the suicide rate globally has increased by 60% among those aged 15 to 44 years old.

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The suicide rate among people aged 15 to 44 has increased by 60% globally in the last 45 years.

Though we’d like to, we can’t know everything. What we can do, however, is know lots of little pieces of information to make us seem like we do know (almost) everything. Here are some facts that will get you going in your quest for all-encompassing knowledge.

Human brain size decrease

The human brain has decreased in size by 10% in comparison to 20,000 years ago.

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The human brain is 10% smaller than it was 20,000 years ago.

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Helen Duncan

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In 1944, Helen Duncan was the last person to be imprisoned under the British Witchcraft Act of 1735.

Though we’d like to, we can’t know everything. What we can do, however, is know lots of little pieces of information to make us seem like we do know (almost) everything. Here are some facts that will get you going in your quest for all-encompassing knowledge.

Bald Eagle balance

The bald eagle knows what to do when it loses one feather from a wing. The bird will simply lose a feather from the opposite wing to maintain its balance.

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When the Bald Eagle loses a feather from one wing, it sheds one from the other to maintain its balance.

Though we’d like to, we can’t know everything. What we can do, however, is know lots of little pieces of information to make us seem like we do know (almost) everything. Here are some facts that will get you going in your quest for all-encompassing knowledge.

Hindenburg disaster

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35 people died onboard the Hindenburg when it caught fire and crashed on May 6, 1937.

Though we’d like to, we can’t know everything. What we can do, however, is know lots of little pieces of information to make us seem like we do know (almost) everything. Here are some facts that will get you going in your quest for all-encompassing knowledge.

Single ladies

No wonder families were in a rush to marry their daughters off. The term "singlewoman" was a slang word for prostitute during medieval times.

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In medieval times, the term “single-woman” was slang for a prostitute.

Though we’d like to, we can’t know everything. What we can do, however, is know lots of little pieces of information to make us seem like we do know (almost) everything. Here are some facts that will get you going in your quest for all-encompassing knowledge.

Scared author

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Stephen King won’t sleep without his light on.

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Archaeologist finds

Archeologists digging in the Turkish-Syrian border discovered 2,400-year-old mosaic skeleton.

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Archaeologists found a 2,400 year old mosaic skeleton while digging at the Turkish-Syrian border that had the message “Be cheerful and live your life.”

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Snitching son

Pablo Escobar's son, Sebastián Marroquín, offered his consultant services to the TV series Narcos. The show's first two seasons covered the rise and fall of the Colombian drug lord.

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Sebastian Marroquin, Pablo Escobar’s son, offered to give information and guide the production of the TV show Narcos.

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Nixon saves Armstrong

Vice President Richard Nixon saved famed musician Louis Armstrong from getting busted with carrying marijuana into the United States.

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Vice President Richard Nixon once carried Louis Armstrong’s luggage containing marijuana through an airport which saved Armstrong from getting caught and arrested.

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Military personnel

Today, there are 23 countries around the world without a military presence.

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There are 23 countries without a military presence.

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Berlin Wall

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The Berlin Wall was 140 km long which is about 87 miles.

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Psychic Columbus

While stranded in the island of Jamaica, Christopher Columbus tricked the natives into giving him and his crew food and supplies by predicting an eclipse.

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Christopher Columbus trick the natives of Jamaica into giving him food by predicting an eclipse.

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Most viewed video

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Gangnam Style is the most viewed YouTube video ever with nearly 3 billion views.

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Marsupial dreams

Koalas have it made. The marsupial sleeps around 20 hours per day.

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Marsupials sleep for 20 hours a day.

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Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California is the number one suicide site in the world.

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The most popular suicide site in the world is the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California.

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Monkey mating

Capuchin male monkeys urinate on their hands, rubbing their fur with it afterwards. Turns out, this is to attract the female capuchins to mate.

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Capuchin male monkeys lure in female partners by urinating on their hands and rubbing it on their fur.

Though we’d like to, we can’t know everything. What we can do, however, is know lots of little pieces of information to make us seem like we do know (almost) everything. Here are some facts that will get you going in your quest for all-encompassing knowledge.

Roman hallucinogens

Ancient Romans ate the salema porgy fish for its hallucination effects.

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Salema porgy fish have hallucination effects when consumed, making it a popular meal for the Ancient Romans.

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Charles Dickens’ cat

English author, Charles Dickens loved his cat so much he had his paw made into a letter opener after the feline died.

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When Charles Dickens’ cat passed away, he had one of its paws turned into a letter opener.

Though we’d like to, we can’t know everything. What we can do, however, is know lots of little pieces of information to make us seem like we do know (almost) everything. Here are some facts that will get you going in your quest for all-encompassing knowledge.

Hyena rights

A hyenas researcher sued the giant Disney studio for defamation of character. He was not suing for himself but rather the portrayal of hyenas in the animated film The Lion King.

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After the release of The Lion King, Disney was sued by a hyenas researcher for their portrayal of hyenas in the film.

 

 

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