What is something that most people don’t know

1. There is a place in Africa, that is owned by no country, called Bir Tawil.

It is uninhabited land on the border of Egypt and Sudan and it is owned by neither country. Both Egypt and Sudan think that they don’t own it so they kind of just agreed to leave it owned by no country. It was created in 1902 and to this day still nobody has taken official claim to the land.

Multiple people have tried to claim it but it has never been taken seriously by other countries. The most recent person was an American who traveled to Bir Tawil and tried to make it his own country so his daughter could be the princess of what he called the Kingdom of North Sudan.

2. There is a tape that is considered as world’s strongest tape.
Braeön is lightweight, moldable tape that can hoist more than 900 kg.

One of the sad truths about materials is that if they are strong, they are also probably heavy; if they are lightweight, they are also probably weak and breakable.

What makes Braeön so cool?
A single ribbon of the stuff can pull incredible weight but an entire roll weighs less than a football.

It is tested & proven to withstand extreme force and conditions. LITERALLY as strong as steel, as flexible as rope and as malleable as putty. It is a high strength, lightweight plastic ribbon that molecularly fuses to itself in a matter of seconds. Simply heat, press and repeat to form the plastic into any desired shape. Once cooled, the self-bonding plastic hardens, creating a bond as strong as steel.

3.The Statue of Liberty’s index finger is eight feet long.

4.Rain has never been recorded in some parts of the Atacama Desert in Chile.
5. A 75 year old person will have slept about 23 years.
6. There are as many chickens on earth as there are humans. 
7. One type of hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
8. Sharks can live up to 100 years.
9. Mosquito are more attracted to the color blue than any other color.
10. Kangaroos can’t walk backwards.

11. About 75 acres of pizza are eaten in in the U.S. everyday.
12. The largest recorded snowflake was 15 Inch wide and 8 Inch thick. It fell in Montana in 1887.
13. Former president Bill Clinton only sent 2 emails in his entire 8 year presidency.
14. Koalas and humans are the only animals that have finger prints.
16. There are 200,000,000 insects for every one human.
17. Octopus have three hearts.
18. If you ate too many carrots, you would turn orange.
19. The body has 2-3 million sweat glands.
20. 250 people have fallen off the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
21. A Blue whale’s tongue weighs more than an elephant.
22. Bamboo can grow up to 3 ft in 24 hours.
23. An eyeball weighs about 1 ounce.
24. The largest continent in landmass and population is Asia. Asia has the world’s 60% of population that accounts to almost 4 billion people.


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