Friday, January 15, 2016

Interesting Facts to Excite Your Brain



Some humans can be tetrachromats, which gives them the ability to see more colours than a normal human, like Concetta Antico, an Australian artist who can see 100 times more colors than a regular human.
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Yoda was originally supposed to be portrayed by a monkey with a mask.
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Sunsets on Mars are blue.
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Hedy Lamarr, a 1930's actress who became famous because of the controversial movie Ecstasy in which she played naked, was an inventor. She developed a radio-guided torpedo system, and the ‘spread-spectrum’ technology it fostered would one day be used in mobile phones and wi-fi connections.
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Before Champagne became popular, fizz in wine was considered a bad thing and benedictine monk Dom Perignon worked to eliminate it. Wines from Champagne had a tendency to fizz because early frosts often led to incomplete fermentation during the manufacturing process.
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Southern sweet tea was originally used to show wealth, as tea, ice, and sugar were all very expensive at the time.
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Dogs are banned from Antarctica since 1994. The only allowed canines are the native species and huskies bred in Antarctica.
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Romanians celebrate New Years by dressing as a bear.
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"Anna Kournikova" is a hand in Poker that "looks better than it plays".
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There are more people who go on xvideos than netflix.
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The US Navy diving manual has detailed instructions for escaping a giant clam.
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France classifies books as an "essential good," along with electricity, bread, and water.
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The word restaurant was first used to refer to an inexpensive soup sold by street vendors as an antidote to physical exhaustion.
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In some places the fire department will send you a bill after responding to an emergency call.
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Bubble wrap was originally designed to be a three-dimensional wall paper.
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Despite millions of views thanks to "Rickrolling", Rick Astley has only made $12 from performance royalties from his video of "Never Gonna Give You Up."
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Colin McGregor, brother of Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor, is a British RAF pilot and goes by the call-sign "Obi Two."
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Russia didn't consider beer to be an alcoholic beverage until 2011. Before then it was classified as a soft drink.
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From 2005-2010, Prague had a brothel where men paid a one-time $23 fee, and women and couples entered for free. The catch was that their exploits were filmed and streamed online to paying customers.
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Carrots are only edible before they mature.
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Taste test reveals drinkers can’t tell good from cheap vodka.
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Pacman was created to attract female gamers because... "women like to eat."
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Villagers in the India village of Marottichal began playing chess as an alternative to drinking after a ban on alcohol. The village is now known as 'Chess Village' due to its near 100% chess literacy.
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Rice does not need to grow in water, but since it can survive it, is done so to control weeds and other pests- creating higher yields.
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The producer of Nutella, the Ferrero Group, allegedly purchases 25% of the planet's supply of hazelnuts.
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