Some Fun Facts to Know!

Some Fun Facts to Know!

It is always great to have your mind filled with all this useless knowledge. But if you are a trivia buff, then this is the kind of thing you’ll enjoy.

Glass – Takes one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!

Gold –   Is the only metal that doesn’t rust, even if it’s buried in the ground for thousands of years.

Your tongue – Is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.

Zero – Is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals.

Kites – Were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers..

The roar –  That we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.

Airports – At higher altitudes   require a longer airstrip due to lower air density.

The University of Alaska  – Spans four time zones.

A comet’s tail –  Always points away from the sun.

The military salute  – Is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.

In ancient times – Strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.

Strawberries and cashews – Are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.

Mickey Mouse  – Is known as “Topolino” in Italy.

Soldiers  – Do not march in step when going across bridges, because they could set up a vibration which could be sufficient to knock the bridge down.

The letter J – Does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.

There you go, now that you have all these fun facts, go apply for your place on Jeopardy!


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