There are a lot of things, concepts, facts, about which we have only a vague idea and which tend to doubt. They seem so strange that it is easier to decide if it is a lie. Well, for example, did you know how to look like the knees of a penguin?
The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn
The average lifespan of the Greenland shark is 272 years, and some of them can live up to 500 years
Moose are excellent swimmers. They are born with this skill are able to swim with speed up to 10 km/h and keep up with the pace within two hours.
The mantis shrimp can strike with the force of a flying bullet. He has one of the fastest and most powerful punches in nature.
Honey never goes bad. He has such a composition, which can not live microorganisms. So no matter how many years, honey, it is probably quite edible.
The idea of the Guinness Book of records came from sir Hugh Beaver in the 1950s, years when he had an argument in the pub about what kind of bird is the fastest in Europe. Because he couldn't find the answer in any of the books, I decided to assemble a book of facts and figures that would help in such disputes.
Any planet in the Solar system can fit between Earth and the Moon. The average distance between Earth and Moon is 384 000 km. For comparison, the Equatorial diameter of the largest planet of the Solar system, Jupiter, is equal to 143 884 km.
A group of ferrets is called in English business. Well, looks like "businessmen", who are constantly up to something
On Earth more trees than stars in our Galaxy. According to estimates of NASA, the milky way galaxy has about 100-400 billion stars. Trees on our planet — more than 3 trillion.
The largest tire manufacturer in the world — Lego. The company produces 50% more tires than other manufacturers, such as Bridgestone or Goodyear.
Cheetahs can't roar. Instead, they make a sound similar to the meow of the domestic cat
McDonald's is the largest distributor of toys in the world. About 20% of sales McDonald's has Happy Meals that includes a toy.
The IKEA catalog is as popular as the Bible and the Koran. Every year around the world covers more than 203 million copies of the IKEA catalog.
The company Nintendo was founded over 100 years ago, in 1889. This Japanese company started with the creation of card games and gradually became a manufacturer of video games, which we know today.
Broken teeth can grow back to their roots, if they are to return to the place
The lighter was invented before matches
People are born without the bones of the patella. They develop in the first three years of a child's life
The clouds seem weightless, but science says otherwise. The average number of clouds that can be seen on a Sunny day, weighs about 500 000 kg.
Cashews are harvested from the bottom of the cashew apples that grow on the cashew tree
So with mind and not say, but penguins have knees. The reason they are not visible, lies in the fact that the limbs of a penguin covered with dense feathers.
The history of the world on Earth lived more than 108 billion people. In the world today over 7 billion people — about 7% of the total number ever lived.
Glass ball at impact to bounce higher than a rubber ball of the same size
Italian one "straw" spaghetti is called "spaghetti"
Rhino horn consists of keratin. As the human fingernail
The last execution by guillotine in France was held in 1977. In the same year, when he released the film "Star wars: a new hope"
Peanuts are not nuts, even though they are so constantly referred to. This legumes — like lentils, beans, etc.
Mini-carrots is planed carrots normal size
Two 12-inch pizzas are smaller than one 18-inch pizza
Possible card hands in a deck of 52 cards there are more than atoms on Earth. A standard deck of 52 cards is 8x10^67 possible arrangements of cards.
In 2018 fastfudnyh restaurant Taco Bell was voted the best Mexican restaurant in the United States