Did you know there remain some shocking facts about the world that could blow your mind? These facts which stretches from Science, to our daily routines and cultures as humans often time gives us a clear perspective of how strange and diverse life forever remains.
Here is a selection of such shocking but true facts of the world you need to know.
1. It would take 15,840,000 rolls of wallpaper to cover the Great Wall of China.
2. Tipping at a restaurant in Iceland is considered an insult.
3. Watermelons are considered a popular gift in China or Japan. They can cost up to $100 in Japan
4. In Singapore, it is illegal to sell or own chewing gum.
5. Babies start dreaming even before they’re born.
6. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had only one testicle.
7. The eyes of a goat have rectangular pupils.
8. An iceberg contains more heat than a lit match.
9. A baboon called Jackie became a member of the South African army in World War I.
10. It is illegal for tourists to enter Mexico with more than 2 CD’s.
11. Muhammad is the most common name in the world.
12. On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day.
13. Having sex at least once per week can lower a man’s risk of heart disease by 30%, stroke by 50%, and diabetes by 40%. It has also been shown that men with an active sex life are more likely to live past 80 years.
14. Put two straws in your mouth: one inside a drink and one outside it. You won’t be able to drink through either straw.
15. There is a town in France named Condom.
16. The New York Stock Exchange started as a coffee shop.
17. There is a town in Pennsylvania named Intercourse.
18. According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.
19. Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
20. On average, women utter 7,000 words a day; men manage just over 2,000.
21. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
22. Scientists have determined that having guilty feelings may actually damage your immune system.
23. Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.
24. In Arizona it is illegal to have more than two dildos in one house.
25. You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.