Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

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2 months ago
"Strategic incompetence" is the art of avoiding certain tasks by pretending you don't know how to do them.
2 months ago
The Statue of Liberty is made out of copper. When originally built, it looked like a shiny new penny!
3 months ago
Over its lifetime, the average microwave requires more energy to display a digital clock than to heat food.
3 months ago
On average, every dollar bill you touch has over 3,000 different types of bacteria.
3 months ago
When watching a DVD press stop-stop-play-skip to skip the ads and go straight to the movie.
3 months ago
The chlorine smell in swimming pools is accentuated by the chemical's reaction with impurities (like poop.)
3 months ago
There is a superhero supply store in Brooklyn with a cape fitting room that has a wind tunnel. They also sell oxygen gum, bottled chaos and have an invisibility testing center.
3 months ago
Since 1982, a radio frequency emanating from Russia has been broadcasting a buzzer-like sound and, periodically, an unknown voice reads orders, names, and numbers. No one knows where exactly it is coming from or what it means.
4 months ago
‘Tree shaping’ is the art of growing trees and roots into things like bridges, chairs, “people trees”, ladders, fences, jungle gyms, tunnels, and, theoretically, could even be used to grow homes.
4 months ago
Daydreamers are better at solving complex problems.
4 months ago
The scent of women’s tears temporarily reduces sexual arousal and testosterone production in men.
4 months ago
Déjà vu occurs when your brain tries to apply a memory of a past situation to your current one, fails, and makes you feel like it's happened.
4 months ago
People who laugh more are better able to tolerate pain - both physical and emotional.
4 months ago
There's a cruise ship named "The World" where residents permanently live as it travels around the globe.
4 months ago
WWOOF is a international program that allows you to travel the world, with food/accommodations covered, in exchange for volunteer work.
4 months ago
Playing Tetris after a traumatic event can prevent the development of traumatic memories and reduce the chance of having flashbacks.
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