Mind Blowing Facts About The World

Your body produces 25 million new cells each second.

Realize that connection is everywhere: 7 billion+ people on the planet you could potentially connect with (and the fact that with the Internet, you could connect with over 40% of them from the comfort of your own home)

Antarctica contains about 70 percent of Earth's fresh water and 90 percent of its ice.

Once Charlie Chaplin entered a contest for “Charlie Chaplin look-alikes” and he came in third.                 

Scientists believe Earth may have had two moons at one point in time.

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

Although earthquakes are no fun, they are not the only quakes that affect the earth. Moon quakes can actually make a difference in the tides.

The ocean holds nearly 20 million tons of gold and Earth holds more than its share of greed. Granted, most of the gold is diluted. Each litre of seawater contains about 13 billionths of a gram. There is enough undissolved gold on the sea floor though to put 9 pounds in every pocket on Earth.

Just to leave you with some parting food for thought, the pacific basin contains half of the free water on Earth and could hold all of the world's continents.

There are castles and even lighthouses that are less expensive than NYC apartments.

10 percent of the entire world population is still illiterate

Coca-Cola would be green if the food colorant wasn't added.

Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

One in Five adults believe that aliens are hiding in our planet disguised as humans.

The present population is expected to rise to 15 Billion by the year 2080.

There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body

The Universe contains over 100 billion galaxies

Every hour the Universe expands by a billion miles in all directions.

The earliest wine makers lived in Egypt around 2300 BC.

In October 1999 an Iceberg the size of London broke free from the Antarctic ice shelf .

In 1938, Time Magazine chose Adolf Hitler for man of the year.

Breast fed babies score slightly higher on mental development tests than ones on formula.


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