Hello and welcome back to the Humor Nation guys. There are so many mysteries in the world that are still left unsolved. But, there are also countless facts about the world that we live in. So, this is the list of amazing facts about pretty much everything and hopefully, we’ll have the opportunity to tell you guys something really unbelievable.
Take A Look At 10 Most Amazing Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
1. A Strawberry Is Not A Berry But A Banana Is
Are you ready to have your mind blown? Well, most of us know berries as small edible fruits. The official definition of a berry is a fleshy fruit produced from a single ovary. So according to this definition, blueberries and even tomatoes can be considered as a part of the berry family. However, strawberries are known as an accessory of fruits where their seasons arrive from the pistil of the flower.
2. Babies Can Only See Black And White When They Are Born
Nerve cells in the retina and brain that controls vision are not fully developed. Also, their eyes don’t have the ability to focus on near objects. As their colour vision develops, babies will see red first and then will see the full spectrum of colours by the time they reach about three months old.
3. The Average Chocolate Bar Contains 8 Insect pieces
The people who are experiencing an allergic reaction aren’t reacting to the cocoa. They’re reacting to the insects that are presented inside of the chocolate. Since it’s almost impossible to make foods completely insect free, the US Food and Drug Administration have food defect levels which state the maximum allowable number of contaminants.
The contaminants include insect fragments that are allowed in a product for it to be legally sold. The contaminants that are allowed are within the limits and have no effect on consumers.
4. There Are More Stars In The Sky Than Grains Of Sand In The World
Astronomers have predicted that there are over a 100 billion galaxies in our universe. That means there are approximately 10 sextillion stars in our universe. They’ve gone on to predict that there are approximately five sextillion grains of sand on earth.
5. Humans Completely Replace Their Outer Skin Every Month
According to the recent research, human sheds skin at the rate of 0.001 to 0.003 ounces of skin flakes every hour. This equals about 0.55 to 1.6 pounds per year of skin flakes. But where do all these skin flakes go? The dust on your tables, TV and windows is mostly made from dead human skin cells. This fact will make you realise how important is to take a shower daily.
6. Mosquitoes Have Killed More Humans Than All The Wars In The History Combined
According to the World Health Organization, 1 million people die each year from mosquito-borne diseases. The majority of these deaths are due to malaria. On the other hand, Wars have killed about a 100 million people. 10 million more people are killed by the mosquito-borne diseases including yellow fever and malaria.
7. Vending Machine Is More Dangerous Than A Shark
The annual risk United States of dying from a shark attack is roughly 1:250 million. However, the annual risk of dying from a vending machine is roughly 1:112 million. As a matter of fact, there are about 65 shark attacks worldwide each year with only a handful of people being fatal. Whereas falling coconuts cause 150 human deaths each year on average.
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8. On Jupiter And Saturn It Rains Diamonds
Imagine, we can go there and gather all the diamonds and would be rich. Scientists have discovered new atmospheric data that indicates lightning storms that turn methane into carbon which hardens into chunks of graphite and then diamond. The diamond eventually melt into a liquid sea in the planet’s hot corpse. The biggest diamonds are estimated to be about 1 centimetre in diameter which is big enough to put a ring on it. This is truly one of the most amazing facts.
9. There Are 1.6 Million Ants For 1 Human
This is a really impressive and a little bit scary because they can just take over the world. Ants have a distinction of having one of the most advanced societies in the world. Their social organisation is what allows colonies of tiny ants to accomplish tremendous feats. Some of you might not know that ants actually practice slavery. They can raid neighbouring colonies and steal eggs and larvae and then they’re either eaten or put to work.
10. France Executed People Till 1977 By Guillotine
Capital punishment was practised in France from the Middle Ages until 1977. The last person to be executed by guillotine in France was put to death in September of 1977. A guillotine is a machine with a heavy blade that was used for beheading people. The death penalty was abolished by French law in 1981 and now it is also forbidden by the French Constitution.