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30 Weird facts that are true

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A lot of things go on around us that we are oblivious to. As simple as something can be or as we thought it to be, it can well turn out that it could be totally different or way more complicated. How about that for a fact! Here are 30 weird facts that are true:

  1. Snails have 14,000 teeth and some can even kill you!
  2. Most of the dinosaur’s footprints are found in Lesotho.
  3. In Finland, there is a yearly ‘Wife Carrying’ race
  4. Bullfrogs do not sleep
  5. Rowan Atkinson (also known as Mr. Bean) is the voice of Zazu in The Lion King.
  6. Sunsets on Mars are blue.
  7. In Greek, Mars was known as Ares.
  8. Queen Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning British monarch in September 2015.
  9. Nobody knows how many stars are in space
  10. An elephant can die from a broken heart
  11. As of 1998, over 50% of Iceland’s population believed in the existence of elves
  12. There is floating water in space
  13. Pineapple takes two years to grow
  14. On the moon, it would be possible for humans to walk on water
  15. A string of firecrackers that went on and on last 22 hours marked the New Years’ day celebrations in Hong Kong in 1996.
  16. Cows kill more people than sharks
  17. Dead people can get goosebumps!
  18. Nigeria is home to seven percent (7%) of the total languages spoken on earth.
  19. A man spent 5 months in jail, unaware that his bail was 2 dollars
  20. The University of Minnesota is older than Minnesota the state itself!
  21. There may be a planet made out of diamonds
  22.  The Yoruba tribe has the highest rate of twin births in the world
  23. There is a tiny heart-shaped island in Fiji
  24. The fireworks were used to accompany many festivities, scare off evil spirits and promote prosperity.
  25. It’s unlikely that anyone could die in quicksand
  26. You can fit all of the planets in the Milky way between the Earth and Moon with a little space left over
  27. There are spiders big enough to eat snakes in Australia
  28. The brain is our fattiest organ, is composed of nearly 60% fat.
  29. Pluto hasn’t made a full orbit around the sun since it was discovered in 1930
  30. The Walls of Benin (800-1400AD), in present-day Edo State, are the longest ancient earthworks in the world

Know of any strange or weird facts? Let us know in the comment section below!

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Maruf Ajimatihttps://marsteinnews.com
Maruf Ajimati is the Chief Editor of the Marstein News which is aimed at publishing both local and international information in a justified, and accurate manner in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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