Mind Blowing Cool Facts

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25 Mind Blowing Cool Facts

In May 2006, a guy from Brisbane in Australia tried to sell New Zealand on eBay. He listed it with a starting price of A$0.01 and highest bid was $3,000 before eBay shut it down.

Cows produce more milk when listening to relaxing music.

In Japan, if a sumo wrestler makes a baby cry it’s believed to bring the baby good health.

Prairie dogs say hello by kissing. Studies have also shown that they kiss more when watched by people.

The 29th May is officially “Put a Pillow on your Fridge Day”.

The current 50-star American flag was designed by an Ohio high school student called Robert G. Heft as part of a class project. His teacher originally gave him a B- grade.

12+1 = 11+2, and “twelve plus one” is an anagram of “eleven plus two.”

Barry Manilow did not write his hit song “I Write the Songs.” It was actually written by Bruce Johnston.

In the United States Supreme Court building, there’s a basketball court that’s known as the Highest Court in the Land because it’s literally above the Supreme Court. The actual courtroom is on the 2nd floor and the basketball court is on the 5th floor.

If you start counting at one and spell out the numbers as you go, you won’t use the letter “A” until you reach 1,000.

The Pringles can was invented by a chemist called Fredric Baur. When he died in 2008, some of his ashes were buried in one at his own request.

Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift apart.

The Tug of War was an Olympic event until 1920. Other odd Olympic events from the past include Club Swinging, Live Pigeon Shooting, and the Swimming Obstacle Course.

There are more lifeforms living on your skin than there are people on the planet.

A single cloud can weigh more than 1 million pounds.

The frog hopper can perform a vertical leap of up to 28 inches. That may not sound like much until you learn that frog hoppers are only 0.2 inches long. When they jump, their initial acceleration is 4,000 metres per second per second.

Zebras are black with white stripes not white with black stripes. If you shave a zebra, the underlying skin is black.

U.S. president Thomas Jefferson believed that the constitution should be replaced every 19 years. He thought it should be replaced each time with a constitution more suitable for the current generation.

Workers at the Carlsberg factory in Copenhagen, Denmark, used to get a daily allowance of 4 litres of beer.

Bill Paxton is the only actor to have been killed by a Xenomorph (from the Alien movies), a Predator, and a Terminator.

From 1928 to 1946, Mickey Mouse was voiced by none other than Walt Disney himself.

The last American Civil War veteran lived until after the end of the Second World War, dying in 1956.

300 hours of video footage are uploaded to YouTube every minute of every day.

The most common street name in America is Second Street. This is because Main Street is often used instead of First Street.

The word “subcontinental” contains all 5 vowels in reverse order.

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