Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

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8 months ago
The 1 yen coin can be used as a weight, because it weighs exactly one gram. Also, it can float on water.
8 months ago
The Gate Tower Building skyscraper in Japan has a highway passing through its fifth, sixth and seventh floors.
8 months ago
An Australian study found that homework is of little to no academic value to students in elementary and junior high schools.
9 months ago
Not swinging your arms when you walk increases the effort of walking by 12%, the equivalent of walking 20% faster or carrying a 10 kg backpack.
9 months ago
It's impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath.
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9 months ago
Anuptaphobia is the fear of staying single.
9 months ago
We forget why we have entered a room because passing through doors creates an ‘event boundary’ causing the brain to file away what we were just thinking about.
9 months ago
Group "brainstorming" makes each individual in the group less creative and doesn't work as efficiently as the same number of people working alone and then later pooling their ideas.
9 months ago
A man earned 4 million airline miles for free without breaking any laws by using his credit card to purchase free-delivery $1 coins from the U.S. mint.
9 months ago
The chills you sometimes feel when listening to music is called "musical frisson."
9 months ago
The key to happiness is spending your money on experiences rather than possessions, according to studies.
9 months ago
In 1976, an underachieving Princeton junior undergraduate wrote a term paper detailing how to make a nuclear bomb. He got an "A", but never got his paper back because it was seized by the FBI.
9 months ago
If the human eye was a digital camera, it would have 576 megapixels.
9 months ago
Mentally doing a task makes you better at it. Your mind can barely tell the difference.
9 months ago
The full moon causes a tidal wave to roll up the Amazon river once in day and once in night for a period of only three weeks in a year. This results in continuous 4m high wave that can be surfed for up to 13km.
9 months ago
Wearing red increases attraction.
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