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Facts you never knew about!

Updated on March 5, 2012
  • Though the brain processes pain signals. The Brain itself does not feel pain
  • The longest word that can be typed with the left hand only is stewardess.
  • The brain changes shapes during puberty: Your teenage years do more than just change how you feel; the very structure of your brain changes during the teen years, and it even affects impulsive, risky behavior.
  • It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
  • 80% of the human brain is water.
  • The higher your I.Q, the higher the dreams meaning the smarter you are, the more you dream.
  • 10 percent of electricity in the US comes from "dismantled nuclear bombs, including Russian ones
  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  • The youngest pope was 11 years old.
  • Males sweat 40% more then females.
  • Sound doesn't travel in space.
  • Deep breathing gives you health benefits similar to aerobics.
  • Condoms were originally made of animal intestines or linen.
  • Your statistical chance of being murdered is one in twenty thousand.
  • In 1977 a 13 year old boy had a tooth growing out of his left foot.
  • Cherophobia is a fear of fun.
  • 11 Percent of worlds birds an found in Uganda.
  • Horses can't vomit.
  • The worlds biggest frog is one feet long and is found in Cameroon. It was named the Goliath Frog.
  • If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib, If you try to suppress a sneeze,
    you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
  • Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase bacteria in your ears by 700 times.
  • A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
  • Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it is known as Tennessee
  • More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones.
  • Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.


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    • dexixy profile image

      dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala

      Faceless39 thanks for the compliment, voting and reading my hub. There are amazing facts which people dont know about indeed.

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      dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala

      Londonlady strange huh? thanks for the vote.

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      dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala

      tillsontitan yeah that's strangely right. :). Thanks for passing by

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      dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala

      Anjili Thanks for commenting and complementing.

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      Faceless39 5 years ago from The North Woods, USA

      Voted up, useful, and interesting.

      What a fun hub filled with amazing facts, most of which I hadn't known about. Nice!

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      Laura Writes 5 years ago

      I didn't know about the last one with the owls, great hub. Voted up! :)

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      Mary Craig 5 years ago from New York

      Interesting facts. It's funny the lighter was invented before the match! Voted up.

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      Anjili 5 years ago from planet earth, a humanoid

      Cool facts you got here