Once Again -- Little-known Facts
Not once in the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme does it mention that he’s an egg.
France was still executing people with a guillotine when the first Star Wars film came out.
Armadillos nearly always give birth to identical quadruplets.
Betty White is actually older than sliced bread.
Sliced bread was introduced in 1928 by inventor Otto Frederick Rohwedder.
Betty White was born in 1922.
The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland.
A strawberry isn’t a berry but a banana is.
New York City is further south than Rome, Italy.
Mammoths went extinct 1,000 years after the Egyptians finished building the Great Pyramid.
There are more fake flamingos in the world than real flamingos.
Nintendo was founded as a trading card company back in 1889.
Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
One more fact about the Cubs: The last time they won the world series, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, and New Mexico were not yet states.
A thousand seconds is about 16 minutes.
A million seconds is about 11 days.
A billion seconds is about 32 years.
And one trillion seconds is about 32,000 years. A trillion is a lot.
There’s enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America in one foot of water.
An octopus has three hearts.
If you dug a hole to the center of the Earth and dropped a book down, it would take 42 minutes to reach the bottom.
There are 10 times more bacteria in your body than actual body cells.
90% of the cells that make us up of aren’t human but mostly fungi and bacteria.
Turtles can breathe out of their butts.
The dot over an “i” is called a “tittle.”
There are more atoms in a glass of water than glasses of water in all the oceans on Earth.
The probability of you drinking a glass of water that contains a molecule of water that also passed through a dinosaur is almost 100%.