Top 10 Most Interesting Facts to Impress Anyone
World’s most surprising facts are always entertaining to read, here are some top 10 facts that you probably didn’t know before. Enjoy!
1. Most Shoplifted Book of All Time
Who would have thought that the Bible is most shoplifted book of all times? Not only that, it is the most edited book of all times. There are thousands of different versions and translations of this book around the world. This is while no originals actually exist in Aramaic, which was the Hebrew dialect spoken by Jesus himself. The most ancient copy of this book is known to be present as Greek translations of the 3rd and 4th centuries.
2. More Likely To Die In Accident than to Win Lottery
You have heard that that’s more likely to be hit by lightening than to win the lottery. But let’s take it a step further. You are statistically more likely to die on your way to buy a lottery ticket than to actually win itâ€¦ strange ha? Well it’s true! You know what I would personally give it up; chances that you actually win the lottery are very very slim. Don’t waste your money. Period!
3. What Causes Knuckle Crack Sound
The sound that you hear when you crack your knuckles is the sound of gas bubbles bursting between the joint of your bones. The popping or cracking sound is caused when these gases are quickly released from your knuckle capsule thus your joint is able to stretch as much as the space previously occupied by these gases and this usually gives you a stretched feeling.
4. Jellyfish Evaporate in the Sun
This is very simple but Jellyfish consist of over 98% water. Other interestingly crazy facts about jellyfish is that most of them do not have a brain or what we call a nervous system but control their bodies with a network of nerves that are loose.
5. Sound Travels Faster in Water
The denser the travel the medium the faster the speed of sound. In a room temperature air (around 20 degree C) sound travels roughly at a speed of 340 meters per second or in other words covers a distance of around 1 kilometer at every 3 seconds. But how fast does it travel in water? Sound travels nearly 4.3 times faster in water than in air at a speed of 1,484 meters per second. But wait it even travels faster in ice than water!
6. Weight of a Blue Whale Tongue
Blue Whales are the biggest animals on the planet Earth. They are simply huge, massive and enormous. But can you guess how much the tongue of an adult blue whale weighs? On average it weights between 2 to 3 tones. How much is that relatively? It is as much as the weight of an adult Elephant. You read it correctly. The weight of a Blue Whaleâ€™s tongue could be as much as an adult elephant.
7. Ancient Egyptians Birth Control Method
Not to many people would want to touch or even come close to a Crocodile but the ancient Egyptians used its feces as a method of contraception. The original of this practice is thought to have been due to the fact that the Croc was depicted an Egyptian god named Seth, who was believed to be linked to all the miscarriages.
8. Strength of Human Bones
The human bones are very strong but stronger than steel? Are they? Well depends! “Mild” steel has a strength of 20,000 psi (pounds per square inch) and human bone has a strength of about 20,000 psi, but our bones are about 5 times lighter than steel. Engineeringly speaking human bones are stronger than mild steel on bases of weight.
9. Genders of Oysters
Oysters can change from male to female. It is interesting that all Oysters start their lives as males and after one year they can transform to the female sex. This transformation period may take up to three years when the majority of Oysters are turned into the opposite sex.
10. Who Invented the Coke Drink: Top of Most Interesting Facts
On top of our list of most interesting facts is the question of who really invented the drink that we know today as “Coke”? Archaeologists have found a recipe from the ancient Egyptians that is almost identical to our today’s recipe of Coke. So basically we can say that the Egyptians were the inventors of Coke over 3000 years ago.We know they performed complicated brain surgeries and produced electricityâ€¦. Yes! the ancient Egyptians did produce electricity, but really who would have thought that they used to drink Cola? isn’t that one of the most interesting facts you have ever heard? Tell us about some of your fun facts of the day..