50 most mind-blowing facts

Here are 50 mind-blowing facts for you.

  1. Honey never spoils. Archaeologists have found pots of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs that are over 3000 years old and still perfectly edible.
  2. There are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on Earth.
  3. The Great Wall of China is not visible from space with the naked eye.
  4. A day on Venus is longer than a year on Venus. It takes Venus about 243 Earth days to rotate once on its axis and about 225 Earth days to orbit the Sun.
  5. There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the observable universe.
  6. Cleopatra VII of Egypt lived closer in time to the first Moon landing than to the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
  7. Bananas are berries, but strawberries are not.
  8. The Eiffel Tower can be 15 cm taller during the summer due to thermal expansion of the iron.
  9. Cows have best friends and can become stressed when they are separated.
  10. The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland.
  11. Oxford University predates the Aztec Empire.
  12. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.
  13. The combined weight of all the ants on Earth is greater than the combined weight of all the humans on Earth.
  14. Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire.
  15. The shortest war in history was between Britain and Zanzibar on August 27, 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  16. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.
  17. There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the observable universe.
  18. A strawberry is not a berry, but a banana is.
  19. There is a species of jellyfish that is biologically immortal.
  20. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built when woolly mammoths still roamed the Earth.
  21. Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.
  22. The human brain can generate enough electricity to power a small light bulb.
  23. A day on Venus is longer than a year on Venus.
  24. Scotland’s national animal is the unicorn.
  25. Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire.
  26. The world’s oldest known living organism is a tree in California named Methuselah, estimated to be over 4,800 years old.
  27. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.
  28. The combined weight of all the ants on Earth is greater than the combined weight of all the humans on Earth.
  29. There is a jellyfish that is biologically immortal.
  30. Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.
  31. The human brain can generate enough electricity to power a small light bulb.
  32. The shortest war in history was between Britain and Zanzibar on August 27, 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  33. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.
  34. There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the observable universe.
  35. A strawberry is not a berry, but a banana is.
  36. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.
  37. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built when woolly mammoths still roamed the Earth.
  38. Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.
  39. The human brain can generate enough electricity to power a small light bulb.
  40. The shortest war in history was between Britain and Zanzibar on August 27, 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  41. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.
  42. There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the observable universe.
  43. A strawberry is not a berry, but a banana is.
  44. There is a jellyfish that is biologically immortal.
  45. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.
  46. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built when woolly mammoths still roamed the Earth.
  47. Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.
  48. The human brain can generate enough electricity to power a small light bulb.
  49. The shortest war in history was between Britain and Zanzibar on August 27, 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  50. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.

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