25 Little-Known Facts That Will Make You Question Reality
Peanut butter can become diamonds, geckos drink water from their own eyes, and baby koalas eat their mom`s poop. The world keeps on surprising us with insanely weird facts that give us the heebie-jeebies. And there`s still so much more to learn!
Here at Bright Side we were so intrigued by these facts, that we just couldn’t help but share them with our readers. So go ahead and scroll down, you can thank us later.
- Geckos lick their eyes to drink morning dew from them.
- In Singapore, if you connect to someone’s WiFi without a permission, you can be punished with 3 years of imprisonment.
- Peanut butter can be turned into diamonds (due to the high level of carbons).
That’s what a banana looks like, if you look at it through a microscope.
Koala babies eat their mother’s poop to build up the necessary microbes to be able to digest eucalyptus leaves.
A whale skull is almost 2 times bigger than an adult human.
2 to 3 tablespoons of nutmeg can be toxic, or even deadly, for people.
- Horses can’t throw up. They have a strong valve muscle, which makes vomiting impossible.
- Tiny spiders wear water drops like hats.
- Excessive drinking of grape soda will make your poop turn blue.
- It takes a lifetime for a dozen bees to make a teaspoon of honey.
If you’ve ever wondered what a bungie cord is made of — it’s hundreds of thin rubber strings.
Trailers used to be shown after movies, instead of before. That explains the word — they “trailed” the main picture.
Owls can sit cross-legged.
- Cows moo in different accents.
Albino wood turtles are actually multicolored.
- Whales get tan during the summer.
- Gold is edible.
Strawberry seeds look like ripe mangoes up close.
- The word “Hello” wasn’t a greeting until the telephone was invented (1876).
Every second there’s a Shakespeare play being performed somewhere in the world.
- The Easter Island heads actually have bodies.
Do you have any surprising facts that we could add to this list? We would be glad to read them in the comments section below!
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