26. Show me the meaning of being lonely
The loneliest creature on earth is a whale that has been calling for a mate for two decades. Researchers identified the whale's abnormally high call over 20 years ago. The unknown whale is called 'lonely' because it communicates at a frequency not used by any other whale in the North Pacific, and so far, it has never received a response.
25. What Once Was Rad
Sonic the Hedgehog’s full name is Ogilvie Maurice Hedgehog.
24. South Park
Celebrities who ask for roles in South Park are often given extremely obscure roles. Jay Leno voices Mr.Kitty, Cartman's cat. George Clooney voiced the dog Sparky in South Park. What can’t he do?
23. Like Snowflakes
Tigers have striped skin as well as fur. A tiger’s stripes are like fingerprints and no two have the same pattern. Take my word for it; don’t get close enough to confirm this.
22. Icy Irony
Many expensive perfumes contain whale poop. More specifically it contains ambergris which is a waxy substance produced in the intestines of sperm whales. Its fragrance is said to be like bottling the smell of the ocean when you arrive for the first time on a vacation.
21. Glutton For Punishment
Currently, more people in the world suffer from obesity than hunger.
20. Say Cheese
Mice can fit through a hole the size of a ballpoint pen. I now carry a chair around to stand on at all times.
19. You Should See A Specialist
The average hummingbird has a heart rate of more than 1,200 beats per minute.
18. Peel Me
Bananas share 50% of their DNA with humans. You’re looking a little yellow there.
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17. Chill Out
The human body gives off enough heat in 30 minutes to bring a gallon of water to a boil.
16. What’s The Deal With Airplane Food?
Our sense of taste and smell are cut down by 50 and 20 percent during flights. This is why airplane food doesn’t taste so great. At least that’s what they want you to believe.
15. Beat The Odds
Statistically, 54 million people who are alive right now will die within 12 months. Bet you’ll be more careful now.
14. V Dub
A Volkswagen Beetle is the same size as a Blue Whale’s heart. Its arteries are wide enough to swim through.
13. Slow And Stupid
Sloths are sometimes known to grab their own arms instead of a tree branch, which can lead to fatal falls.
12. Time Is Money
It would take 2,511 years to have more money than Bill Gates if you made $1 per second. I’m willing to try this, quick everyone give me a dollar a second!
11. Bless You
You can’t sneeze in your sleep because the brain shuts down the reflex.
10. Humans Of The Sea
Dolphins not only have names for each other, but they can call out for each other specifically.
9. The Big Apple
Roughly 1,600 people are bitten by other humans in New York City every year. I see now where the big apple nickname came from.
8. A Girls Best Friend
It rains diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter. When storms form, the planets produce lightning like here on Earth. lightning causes methane in the atmosphere to decompose, producing hydrogen and elemental carbon. As the carbon falls towards the planet, it may bond together forming graphite, and as the pressure builds up closer to the planet's core, that graphite may be compressed into diamond. If you’re trying to save money on a wedding ring, I know a place.
7. The Perfect Plan
Cotton Candy was invented by a dentist. Sneaky bastard.
6. City Of Metal Angels
There are more cars in Los Angeles than people. Go for the beaches, stay for the exhaust fumes.
5. Fun House
Bubble wrap was originally created as wallpaper. Every wall would be popped the first day!
4.The new you
Your entire body replaces itself every seven years.
3. Happy Accident
After WWII cocoa was extremely rare in Europe and was very expensive. An Italian pastry maker, Pietro Ferrero, wanted to extend his cocoa ration so he created a paste from hazelnuts and mixed in some of his precious cocoa. He formed it into a loaf and that could be cut into slices and served on bread. His son Michael improved the recipe and produced the first jar of Nutella.
2. We The North
The Northern Hemisphere holds 90% of the world’s population.
Bompas and Parr, a high-end English jam company, has released Occult Jam which have many varieties which contain extremely strange ingredients. Some of the varieties include milk jam infused with Princess Diana's hair, absinthe and pineapple jam with sand from the Great Pyramids or plum and oak jam with wood from the British warship The Victory, Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar..
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