From my starting of the day, I read many facts on facebook or Instagram some of them are good but some are amazing. So, I thought why not share with you some of the mind-blowing facts I encounter in the past. Therefore, I’m sharing with you the top 10 interesting facts. These facts could be in a wide variety of topics. However, they have one thing in common; they all are memorable. That’s how I remember them for so long.
Those interesting facts will impress anyone you share them with. Keep sharing!
Here the list goes.
1. Stay Home Because You’re Well Day
Tomas and Ruth Roy created this day under the name of Wellcat Holidays and Herbs. The point of the day is to take a moment from your daily life. Say no to the daily to-do list. We all need alone time with ourselves. Just slow down and enjoy the moment.
2. American Badass
On October 14, 1912, Teddy Roosevelt was shot just before giving a speech in Milwaukee campaign. After getting shot he begins his campaign.
He began with –
“Friends, I shall ask you to be as quiet as possible. I don’t know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot, but it takes more than that to kill a bull, Moose. Fortunately, I had my manuscript – I was going to make a long speech – and there is where the bullet went through, and it probably saved me from it going into my heart. The bullet is in me now, So that I cannot make a very long speech, but I will try my best…”Source – Wikisource
After that, he kept talking for 84 minutes before going to the hospital. However, he was not able to win the 1912 election.
3. It takes just one Breath
It just takes one breath to identify an original diamond. Don’t freak out, let me explain. Diamonds are the efficient conductor of heat. Therefore, they are able to disperse heat instantly.
To check your diamond is real or not, follow these simple steps. With two fingers hold your diamond. After that, place it in front of your mouth. Just like in front of a mirror, a light fog will appear in your diamond. If the diamond stays fogged for a few seconds then it’s likely to be a fake diamond. Orginal diamonds have a tendency to dispense heat almost instantly.
But before making any decision. We will suggest you test your diamond with other diamond testing methods too. Some other those test which you can do are –
1. Water test
2. Magnifying Glass test
3. Test it with a black light
4. Test your diamond with Loupe
4. Laziness is the mother of invention
Do you know who created the first modern chair? It’s surprising but naturalist Charles Darwin, first time put wheels on a regular chair. In the 1840s he was studying lots on specimens collected over the years. But moving his armchair and testing one by one taking him lots of time. Therefore he slapped some wheels on his armchair. In the picture, you can see it looks different from our office chairs but it works!
5. Bananas fight against the gravity
Bananas are an excellent source of potassium and vitamins. I’m sure whenever you hold a banana you have this question, why it’s curved. While growing Bananas go through Negative Geotropism. It’s a unique process in which instead of continuing growth towards the ground they fight gravity and grow against it.
6. He gave no excuses
Previously doctors thought the main cause of ulcers are spicy foods, too much acid, and stress. But an Australian physician Dr. Barry J. Marshall discovers ulcers caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. This was a hard time for him and every medical doctrine was against his discovery. To prove his point in 1984 he drank both cultured H. pylori. By taking the risk he proves his point and later in 2005 own a Nobel prize in physiology or Medicine.
7. Talking face to face works
Nowadays, we rarely communicate with others face-to-face. We tend to rely heavily on phone calls, emails, and text messages. However recent scientific study shows communicating with others directly face-to-face can boost efficiency. And also there are non-verbal cues that can help us to keep the interaction interesting and exciting.
8. Lab mouse Monument
On the 120th founding anniversary of the city of Novosibirsk in Siberia, Russia builds a Monument to the laboratory mouse. This monument built to show respect to the mice for there sacrifice in the genetic research.
The statue looks like an elderly woman mouse with glasses holding two knitting needles in its hands a strand of DNA. The monument built with roughly $50,000 donation collected from the surrounding park.
9. Free beer for winning the Nobel prize
Niels Bohr won a Nobel prize for his work in early quantum mechanics. In addition to fame and medal, Carlsberg awarded a house with free beer. The house had a direct pipeline to the brewery so that Bohr can get beer whenever he needs.
10. Cat Shhh
If you watched godfather then you must notice a cat sitting on Don Vito’s lap. There is one interesting fact about the scene. The cat was not originally scripted. And because of it purred so loudly some of Don Vito’s had to be dubbed.