We all love random and amazing facts. Some can bring out a good chuckle, while others might change the way we see the world. Whether you’re working on your Trivial Pursuit game or need an anecdote for a party, it never hurts to learn something new. Well, we’ve put together a nice list for you to get started. Here are 25 Amazing Facts You’ll Want To Know.
Tiger shark babies cannibalize each other in utero.
With up to twelve embryos in a shark mother’s belly, only one or two make it out alive. This is because the largest of the pack eats the others in a literal struggle for survival.
Giraffes can clean their ears with their tongue.
A giraffe’s ridiculously long neck also includes a ridiculous tongue which can be as long as 20 inches (50.8 cm). They use their long tongue to eat food from taller trees…but, they also use it to clean their noses and their ears.
Creative people remember vivid dreams better.
After doing a study with 193 college students, researchers believe there’s a direct correlation between creativity and the ability to remember vivid dreams. Of the students they studied, the ones that were prone to daydreaming and having big imagination could remember their dreams better than others.
Domestic dogs learned to bark from being with humans.
Domestic dogs have one key difference from their wild counterparts, they bark. They not only bark, but they bark in certain acoustic ways for various purposes whether for alarm or play. Researchers believe this occurred over thousands of years by evolving to human requirements.
A grenade blast underwater is more deadly than on land.
If you had to choose between facing a grenade on land or in water which would you pick? If you picked water, then you’re dead. While facing off against a grenade on land isn’t great either, the explosion underwater sends a shockwave with enough pressure to crush your lungs or lead to brain hemorrhaging. You’ve got a little better chance ducking for cover on land. Let’s just hope we never are faced with this scenario in the first place.
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