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11 Facts So Bizarre You Won't Ever Be Able To Recover From Them!

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Indiatimes
25th August, 2019 08:00 IST

The world is a crazy place and there's tons of information that we are yet to learn or know about. Obviously, we can't know it all.

We hear random things on a daily basis, some true some false. However, have you come across bizarre statements you thought were untrue but they turn out to be facts? Blows your mind, right?

Here are some mind-bending facts that'll send you on a trip of a lifetime:

1. An adult’s blood vessels could circle the equator four times if they were laid end to end.

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2. Only seven per cent of all humans who have ever lived are alive today.

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3. The Greenland shark is the only species of shark that can live up to 500 years.

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4. To settle a steaming bar argument over whether the golden plover or the red grouse is the fastest game bird in Europe or not led to the creation of The Guinness Book of World Records.

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5. It would take more than 20 years for you to try a new variety of apple every day.

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6. Aphids give birth to other already pregnant aphids.

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7. The hydnellum peckii mushroom which is found in Europe looks like it’s bleeding.

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8. A dentist named William Morrison invented cotton candy since it is good for teeth.

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9. There are three different types of smiles. One, reward (given as praise, for example, to a joke); second, affiliation (to show a bond between people); and third, dominance (to signify higher social status).

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10. At just over an inch in length and less than one ounce in weight, the bumblebee bat is the world’s smallest mammal.

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11. The Carlsberg brewery in Copenhagen, Denmark, gave a house to Danish physicist Niels Bohr when he won the Nobel Prize. It was not a normal house. It had a pipe that brought beer directly into the residence.

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