AMAZING FACTS

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AMAZING FACTS

  • “Almost” is the longest word in English language with all the letter in alphabetical order.
  • Didas kaleinophobia is the fear of going to school.
  • ‘Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia’ is the fear of long words.
  • The whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound.
  • The only two animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and parrot.
  • Abdul Kassam Ismael, Grand Vizier of Persia in the tenth century, carried his library with him wherever he went. Four hundred camels carried 117, 000 volumes.
  • There is more bacteria in your mouth than the human population of U.S. and Canada combined.
  • Chocolate is potentially lethal to a dog because cocoa beans contain theobromine which can poison the poor bastard.
  • Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
  • Calculating DNA length for each person, it would stretch across the diameter of the solar system. 6, 000, 000, 000, 000 base pair x 0.6nm x 1013 cell = 3.6×1016 meters. If the information contained in the DNA could be written down, it would fill a 1000 volume encyclopedia.
  • Everest is not the tallest mountain. Mauna Kea Mountain in the Hawaiian Island is 230m taller. It is a4201m above water and 4877m underwater! Everest is only 8848m.
  • Pope Adrian VI choked to death after a fly got stuck in his throat as he was taking a drink from a fountain.
  • February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have full moon.

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