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Mind Blowing Facts:
- A flea can jump up to 200 times its own height. That is the equivalent of a human jumping the Empire State Building.
- There are 5 temples in Kyoto, Japan that have blood stained ceilings. The ceilings are made from the floorboards of a castle where warriors killed themselves after a long hold-off against an army. To this day, you can still see the outlines and footprints.
- There is a snake, called the boomslang, whose venom causes you to bleed out from every orifice on your body. You may even turn blue from internal bleeding, and it can take up to 5 days to die from the bleeding.
- A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball of rubber.
- Saturn’s density is low enough that the planet would float in water.
- 68% of the universe is dark energy, and 27% is dark matter; both are invisible, even with our powerful telescopes. This means we have only seen 5% of the universe from earth.
- The founders of Google were willing to sell Google for $1 million to Excite in 1999, but Excite turned them down. Google is now worth $527 Billion.
- In the past 20 years, scientists have found over 1,000 planets outside of our solar system.
- There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.
- If a pregnant woman has organ damage, the baby in her womb sends stem cells to help repair the organ.
- If you started with $0.01 and doubled your money every day, it would take 27 days to become a millionaire.
- Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
A person can live without food for about a month, but only about a week without water.
If the amount of water in your body is reduced by just 1%, you’ll feel thirsty.
If it’s reduced by 10%, you’ll die.
- On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
- You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.