More Little-known Facts
7 out of 8 battle deaths in WWII were between the Russians and the Germans.
Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second.
Reno is west of L.A. Also, six US Capitals are west of L.A.
From the time it was discovered to the time it was stripped of its status as a planet, Pluto hadn't made a full trip around the Sun.
The number of ways to shuffle a deck of cards is 80,658,175,170,943,878,571,660,636,856,403,766,975,289,505,440,883,277,824,000,000,000,000.
- If anyone is interested in speaking this number out loud it's eighty unvigintillion, six hundred fifty-eight vigintillion, one hundred seventy-five novemdecillion, one hundred seventy octodecillion, nine hundred forty-three septendecillion, eight hundred seventy-eight sexdecillion, five hundred seventy-one quindecillion, six hundred sixty quattuordecillion, six hundred thirty-six tredecillion, eight hundred fifty-six duodecillion, four hundred three undecillion, seven hundred sixty-six decillion, nine hundred seventy-five nonillion, two hundred eighty-nine octillion, five hundred five septillion, four hundred forty sextillion, eight hundred eighty-three quintillion, two hundred seventy-seven quadrillion, eight hundred twenty-four trillion.
- There are more ways to shuffle a deck of cards than there are atoms on earth.
- There are more ways to shuffle a deck of cards than there have been seconds since the creation of the universe (the Big Bang).
If you were to encase the Eiffel Tower in a cylinder so it just fit (Just tall enough to pass the top and just wide enough to fit the base) the air inside that cylinder would weigh more than the tower itself.
If you had one rubik's cube for every possible permutation of the cube, and laid them out end to end.... it would stretch out for 261 light years. The cube is often advertised as having "billions" of possible permutations, because the general public is considered unable to comprehend the real number, which is 43,252,003,274,489,856,000. The current world record for solving a rubik's cube is 5.55 seconds.
If you're standing in Detroit and start walking south, the first country you will enter is...Canada.