35 interesting facts about everything in the world

Fact №1

 

The largest pearl in the world reaches 6 kilograms in weight.

 

Fact №2

 

U.S. law allowed children to be mailed until 1913.

 

Fact №3

 

There was no word for religion in the language of the ancient Greeks.

 

Fact №4

 

There is a period of time in modern history when Apple, had more money in its accounts than the U.S. government.

 

Fact №5

 

The average cloud weighs about 500 tons, the same weight as 80 elephants.

 

Fact №6

 

There have never been moles in Ireland.

 

Fact №7

 

The U.S. Navy contains more aircraft carriers than all of the world's fleets combined.

 

Fact №8

 

The speed of lava spreading after an eruption, is close to the speed of a hound running.

 

Fact №9

 

The screwdriver was originally invented to pick nails, the screw was invented 100 years later.

 

Fact №10

 

The Bible is the book most often stolen in American stores.

 

Fact №11

 

Approximately 1/3 of all salt produced in the U.S. is used to clear roads of ice.

 

Fact №12

 

There is a test tube that is 10,000 times smaller in diameter than a human hair.

 

Fact №13

 

Saudi Arabia has no rivers.

 

Fact №14

 

In Antarctica, there is only one river, the Onyx, which flows only 60 days a year.

 

Fact №15

 

Jellyfish have no brains or blood vessels.

 

Fact №16

 

Sixty people become millionaires every day.

 

Fact №17

 

Before the 17th century, thermometers were filled with brandy.

 

Fact №18

 

Cats sleep more than half their lives.

 

Fact №19

 

Lemon contains more sugar than strawberries.

 

Fact №20

 

The longest flight of a chicken lasted 13 seconds.

 

Fact №21

 

Lake Ladoga is the largest lake in Europe.

 

Fact №22

 

Over a year on Earth falls to 500 kg of Martian meteorite.

 

Fact №23

 

The Earth makes a complete revolution on its axis for 23 hours 56 minutes and 4 seconds.

 

Fact №24

 

Jupiter regularly rains diamonds.

 

Fact №25

 

There are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on all of Earth's beaches.

 

Fact №26

 

There are only 7% of left-handed people in the world.

 

Fact №27

 

A person's right lung holds more air than his left.

 

Fact №28

 

The hardest phobia to cure is fear of fear.

 

Fact №29

 

Diamonds can burn.

 

Fact №30

 

A cow can climb stairs but cannot go down.

 

Fact №31

 

Ducks can dive to a depth of 6 meters.

 

Fact №32

 

Chinese is the most popular language in the world.

 

Fact №33

 

A giraffe and a human have the same number of cervical vertebrae.

 

Fact №34

 

The tallest building in Europe is in Moscow.

 

Fact №35

 

Ostriches can reach speeds of up to 70 km per hour.

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