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The oldest wooden wheel in the world has existed for more than 5,000 years.

It was discovered in 2002, some 12 miles south of Slovenia's capital city Ljubljana, and is presently kept in the museum there. The age of the wheel, which is probably between 5,100 and 5,350 years old, was established by radiocarbon dating. These are the oldest tourist destinations in each state that are located close to home.

 

Fact-2

Factual statement: The majority of household dust contains dead skin cells.

Here's a fun piece of science trivia for you: Humans lose 200 million skin cells an hour, according to experts at Imperial College London, and these cells need to go somewhere when we're inside. If the concept of skin dust bothers you, you should know that an American Chemical Society study discovered that a skin oil called squalene naturally lowers indoor ozone levels by up to 15%.

 

Fact-3

The bumblebee bat is the tiniest animal in the world.

The bumblebee bat, also known as a Kitti's hog-nosed bat, has a wingspan of 5.1 to 5.7 inches, weighs 0.05 to 0.07 ounces, and is 1.14 to 1.29 inches from head to body. It is the smallest mammal in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Visit one of the few limestone caverns on the Khwae Noi River in the Kanchanaburi Province in southwest Thailand if you want to view this little bat for yourself. Here are some more of the smallest animals on Earth that have a huge impact on the ecosystem.

 

Fact-4

The Sudan boasts the most number of pyramids in the entire world.

 

Not only are there more pyramids in Sudan than in Egypt, but the numbers are also far apart. While 138 pyramids have been found in Egypt, there are over 255 in Sudan. Next, test your knowledge of geography by responding to these actual Jeopardy! questions.

 

Fact-5

The length of the circulatory system is almost 60,000 miles.

 

According to the Franklin Institute, if all the veins, arteries, and capillaries in a child's body were stretched out flat, they would span more than 60,000 miles. Our bodies house around 100,000 miles of blood vessels by the time we reach maturity. That is only one of the astounding facts that seem fabricated (but aren't).

 

Fact-6

The length of the circulatory system is almost 60,000 miles.

 

According to the Franklin Institute, if all the veins, arteries, and capillaries in a child's body were stretched out flat, they would span more than 60,000 miles. Our bodies house around 100,000 miles of blood vessels by the time we reach maturity. That is only one of the astounding facts that seem fabricated (but aren't).

 

Fact-7

Factual statement: Argentina produced the first animated feature film ever.

 

Even if you are well-versed in Disney history, you might suppose that Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, a 1937 Walt Disney production, holds the distinction of being the first animated feature film. However, Argentina produced a full-length animated feature film 20 years earlier. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, El Apóstol, a political satire, had a running period of 70 minutes and was composed of 58,000 drawings.

 

Fact-8

Fact: German chocolate cake was invented in Texas

 

The “German” part of German chocolate cake comes from an American man—not a European country. Specifically, it’s named after Sam German, who in 1852 created the formula for a mild dark baking chocolate bar for Baker’s Chocolate Company, which was subsequently named Baker’s German’s Sweet Chocolate. Fast-forward to June 13, 1957. The Dallas Morning Star published the recipe for the cake, invented and submitted by a reader identified as Mrs. George Clay, according to What’s Cooking America.

 

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Fact: Marla Gibbs continued to work as a flight attendant for two years after being cast on a hit TV show

Prior to taking her place on the stoop of 227, Marla Gibbs played the housekeeper Florence on The Jeffersons (a spin-off of All in the Family). In a 2015 interview, Gibbs told the Washington Post that despite it appearing as though she had gotten her big break, she kept her job as a flight attendant for American Airlines for two more years—just to be safe.

 

Fact-10

Fact: The Philippines consists of 7,641 islands

The Philippines is an archipelago, which means it’s made up of a group of islands—7,641 islands, to be exact. That figure does not include the thousands of sandbars and other landforms that emerge during low tide.

 

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