Top Ten Best Fascinating Facts You Never Knew

The Top Ten Best Fascinating Facts You Never Knew

1 If You Take Out All The Cables in New York, It Is Enough To Reach Venus

Well, this fact is really fascinating. Let's make it a rope and climb to Venus! W - Kiteretsunu

Really? Who took out all the cables from New York to check that? - TwilightKitsune

2 If A Steel And a Spider Web's Silk Are of Same Thickness, the Web's Silk Is Stronger

Then why can I vacuum them away so easily? - RockFashionista

3 The Longest Name Of A Place In World Is Llanfairpwllgwyngsllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch a Village In Wales,UK

Meant to vote for number two - JandS3000

I really want to go there

4 The Smallest and Easiest Name of a Place is Y, a French Village and A, a Norwegian town
5 Sharks Can Pass a Year Without Eating
6 William Kempe, In 1599, danced from London to Norwich and Reached His Destination In 9 Days
7 Rainbows Can Be Seen as Full Circles From Planes and North Pole

That is because rainbows appear from spread-out rings of refracted light from water droplets in the upper atmosphere. - PositronWildhawk

8 A New Species of Butterfly In Brazil was Discovered, It Smells Like a Chocolate
9 A Snail Has 14,175 Teeth In 135 Rows

Snails don't have that many teeth in there mouth

10 Lemons can power lightbulbs

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11 There's a mushroom named after Spongebob Squarepants
12 A Raccoon Always Washes Its Food Before Eating It

I don't get why they are called dirty animals then - TwilightKitsune

13 Sea Otters Bind Themselves With Seaweed While Sleeping Because of the fear of being Separated
14 There is Silver in Our Bones and Gold In Our Toe Nails
15 Termites, when they hear rock Music, they chew through wood faster than their normal speed
16 There are 1000 Noticeable Earthquakes In Japan
17 China Has the Highest Number of International Boundaries at 15.
18 The railway line across the Nullarbor Plain in the Australian continent is the largest stretch of a straight track in the world with 478 kms without curve or bend
19 A Four-Foot tall Person Can Easily Fit Into a Hippo's Mouth
20 A Crocodile's digestive juices are so strong that it can digest a steel nail
21 The European Swift eats, drinks, sleeps and even mates while flying
22 A Fish named 'Pandaka Pygmea' is about the size of an ant and is almost transparent
23 Dutch Clocks Are Manufactured In Germany
24 There is a place named Rome In Every Continent Except Antarctica
25 Men Can Read Better and Woman Can Hear Better
26 Our Brain does not feel pain even when cut
27 There are 10,000 Types of Tomatoes
28 It would take you 166 days to walk the length of Russia, assuming you walk for 12 hours a day.
29 A Battery Can be Made Out of a Potato
30 The Universe is Flat
31 A One-Eyed Cyclops Shark was Found in Mexico
32 Wearing Blue-Tinted Sunglasses May Make You Less Hungry
33 A Leopard with a strawberry-colored coat was spotted in South Africa
34 The energy in one bolt of lightning could toast about 100,000 slices of bread
35 Millions of years ago, Australia's deserts were as wet and lush as a rain forest
36 Ripe Bananas glow blue under a black light
37 You grow faster in the summer than you do in the fall
38 The first stop signs were black and white
39 The Frisbee was originally named the Pluto Platter
40 Some chickens are born half-male, half-female
41 A group of owls is called a parliament
42 Coughing while you get a shot can make it hurt less
43 A dog named Yoda won the world's ugliest dog contest
44 The Scarlet Ibis gets its color from the red crabs it eats
45 Pink Iguanas live in the Galapagos Islands
46 People who fear numbers suffer from Arithmophobia
47 A Squid can change its color and pattern in 700 milliseconds-almost in the blink of an eye
48 The first bicycles didn't have pedals
49 The most poisonous snakes in the world live in Australia
50 As you travel closer to the speed of light, time slows down
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