Did You Know? (20 Amazing Facts)

1. Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes.

2. If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, there’s a 50% chance you’ll die within the next 3 years.

3. There are at least 6 people in the world who look exactly like you. There’s a 9% chance that you’ll meet one of them in your lifetime.

4. Sleeping without a pillow reduces back pain and keeps your spine stronger.

5. A person’s height is determined by their father, and their weight is determined by their mother.

6. If a part of your body “falls asleep”, you can almost always “wake it up” by shaking your head.

7. There are three things the human brain cannot resist noticing – Food, attractive people and danger

8. Right-handed people tend to chew food on their right side

9. Putting dry tea bags in gym bags or smelly shoes will absorb the unpleasant odour.

10. According to Albert Einstein, if honey bees were to disappear from earth, humans would be dead within 4 years.

11. There are so many kind of apples, that if you ate a new one everyday, it would take over 20 years to try them all.

12. You can survive without eating for weeks, but you will only live 11 days without sleeping.

13. People who laugh a lot are healthier than those who don’t.

14. Laziness and inactivity kills just as many people as smoking.

15. A human brain has a capacity to store 5 times as much information as Wikipedia

16. Our brain uses same amount power as 10-watt light bulb!!

17. Our body gives enough heat in 30 mins to boil 1.5 litres of water!!

18. The Ovum egg is the largest cell and the sperm is the smallest cell !!

19. Stomach acid (conc. HCl) is strong enough to dissolve razor blades!!

20. SMILE. It is the ultimate antidepressant.

17 Comments on “Did You Know? (20 Amazing Facts)

  1. point 2, data inadequate. How many days one should sit for 11 hrs to die in 3 years?

  2. I always thought if there was nothing genetically wrong with boys, they would always grow taller than their mothers

  3. I don’t wear shoes, I use 4 pillows, I sit 11 hours everyday; am I dead and in heaven and don’t realize it?

  4. Number 2 is just plain false. I assume what they are trying to imply is that your chances of dying “increase” by 50% (an article in Forbes puts this number at 40%). If we assume for mathematical purposes that your average chance of dying in the next 3 years is 1% (just an arbitrary number for the purposes of illustration) and you sit for 11 hours every day for those 3 years, then your chances of dying would then go up to 1.5% – this is a 50% increase of 1%, NOT a 50% chance of dying.

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