Are you a trivia buff? I am–it might be a job hazard, I’m afraid. Thank goodness for people like Abbie who top up my facts. Have a read!
Hello fellow readers,
Have you ever heard facts so crazy that it honestly feels like your head is going to explode? Some facts must be made up right? Well some, but not the ones I will be telling you about today! So hold your horses, and listen to these awesome facts!
All the information I got was from the books National Geographic Kids: Weird but True 2! Be sure to check out their website to read all of the weird but true books!
#1. Food travels through your esophagus at a speed of about one inch a second!
#2. On average, the Empire State Building, (in New York City) is hit by lighting 25 times a year.
#3. Chewing gum puts you in a better mood, especially mint flavoured.
#4. It takes more than ten gallons of water to make one slice of bread.
#5. Between 1886 and 1902 the Statue of Liberty was used as a lighthouse.
#6. Hummingbirds flap their wings up to 80 times a second.
#7. Toothpaste was once sold in jars.
#8. About 6,000 hours of new videos are posted to YouTube every hour.
#9. Each year, winds blow about 40 million tons of dust from Africa’s Sahara… To the Amazon River Basin in South America.
#10. A study found that babies born in winter tend to crawl sooner than babies born in summer.
#11. Scientists created a fork that measures how long you pause between bites to show how fast your eating.
#12. Camels are born without humps.
#13. Coffee with cream stays hotter longer than plain black coffee.
#14. You can buy “smartshoes” that give directions by buzzing your left or right foot to signal which way to turn.
#15. Canadians eat more donuts than any other country’s citizens.
Thanks everyone for reading my post, do you have any fun facts that are not on my post? What are they? Have you possibly found a crocodile that can climb trees? Or an owl that barks like a dog? Can’t wait to hear all of your comments!
(♥Please comment on Abbie’s post)