Some Useless Knowledge

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Some useless things to know for the fact of knowing.

The most common last name in the world is Patel.

The most common first name in the world is Mohammed.

No word in the English language rhymes with the words month, orange, purple, or silver.

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

Our stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every 2 weeks or else it will digest itself.

Our skin weighs twice as much as our brain.

An ostrich's eye is larger than its brain.

If you ever find yourself in the jaws of a crocodile, jam your thumbs into each of its eyes. It will release you instantly.

The first bomb dropped by the Allies in WW II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

If you being chased by an alligator or crocodile, run in a straight path rather than zig-zag. They can't see straight.

The best selling book in the history of man is the Bible.

The largest pyramid is not in Egypt but rather in the Yucatan (Mexico), built by the Mayans.

The Amazon River is the largest river in the world by volume.

If a octopus gets hungry enough, it'll eat its own arms, besides, it has eight, it can spare one or two.

When you sneeze, the air that comes out of your nose goes faster than that of a hurricane.

It is impossible to keep your eyes open when you sneeze.

Okay technically you can keep your eyes open, but they fall out because the of the speed of the air rushing through your nasal passages, which are behind your eyes.


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by Daniel W. 1+ years ago

The sneeze one is false, they proved that on mythbusters.

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by Eddy B. 1+ years ago

Whoa I'm never trying to open my eyes during a sneeze

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by jeania b. 1+ years ago

good to know

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