The world is a crazy place. Even the most ordinary, boring, everyday stuff can turn out to have a weird backstory—or something you had no idea about. For example, did you know that goats have an accent? Or strawberry is not a berry but a banana is? Who knew? Well, scroll down for such mind-blowing facts. These facts will surely make you rethink everything you thought you knew.
1. Humans are the only animals that enjoy spicy foods
2. It’s impossible to hum while you hold your nose
3. Carrots were originally purple
4. Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas
5. An octopus has three hearts
6. There is a basketball court on the top floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building which is the “highest court on land.”
7. If a piece of paper was folded 42 times, it would reach the moon
8. “umop apisdn” is “upside-down” spelled upside down with different letters of the alphabet.
9. Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia
10. It rains diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter
11. There are more atoms in a glass of water than there are glasses of water in all the oceans on Earth
12. Every two minutes, we take more pictures than all of humanity did in the 19th century
13. There’s only one hole in a straw
14. Alaska is simultaneously the most northern, the most western, and the most eastern state in the U.S.
15. Vending machines are twice as likely to kill you as a shark is
16.A strawberry isn’t a berry but a banana is!
17. Cleopatra lived closer to the invention of the iPhone than she did to the building of the Great Pyramid
18. A pig’s orgasm can last for 30 minutes
19. The order of the alphabet is completely random.
20. There have been studies that show that goats have accents
These were some really mind-blowing facts. How many of these did you know?
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