10 Fascinating Facts That You Did Not Know!

 

There are things that are happening in this world that we can’t explain. World is a mysterious place and so are its living beings that possess incredible secrets. Here is a list of 10 fascinating facts that we are sure you did not know:
 

Mona Lisa’s Popular Smile Took Ages to Complete!

Leonardo Da Vinci can write with one hand and paint with another at the same time. Probably that was the reason that he spent around twelve years alone painting Mona Lisa’s famous smile, the entire painting was actually completed in about four years. Isn’t it incredible, how can someone take more than a decade to paint smile? The smile now dazzles the world since ages!


Bang Your Head and Reduce Weight

Are you willing to reduce your weight instantly? According to research, it has been learnt that banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour. Are you willing to give it a try?


 

Real Horse Head in “God Father”

You must have watched the blockbuster movie God Father and remember that scene with horse head! For your astonishment, the horse head used in the Godfather was real. The production designer made arrangements with a dog food manufacturer that used old horses to give them the head of a horse that had been scheduled to be killed.


 

No Socks for Albert Einstein

Part of Einstein's charm was his messy look. In addition to his uncombed hair, one of Einstein's peculiar habits was to never wear socks. Whether, it was while out sailing or to a formal dinner at the White House, Einstein went without socks everywhere. To Einstein, socks were a pain because they often would get holes in them. Plus, why wear both socks and shoes when one of them would do just fine?


White Sun is REAL!

For all those who are sick of yellow sunlight every afternoon. To your surprise, the sun is actually White, it just appears yellow to us through the Earth’s Atmosphere.


It is lucky to be Google’s Employee

It's been long reported that Google treats its employees well, from offering them free food and fitness classes to laundry service and car washes. But according to a recent report, if a Google employee dies, that employee’s spouse receives half the employee’s salary for 10 years.


Mysterious Water Fall

There is a waterfall in Minnesota's Devil’s Kettle where nobody knows where the water goes. This waterfall dumps into giant pothole with no visible exit. Researchers have poured dye, ping pong balls and wood logs into it but never witnessed any sign of it. Nothing has ever been found.


Prison in Brazil uses Geese for Security

An overcrowded prison in Northeastern Brazil has decided to employ 2 geese to protect against prison violence and escapes. There are currently 255 inmates in a prison designed to hold 153, so the warden had to come up with some innovative ideas for security. The geese will honk when they see strange movements, which will alert the guards if anything fishy is about to happen.


Sleep Else Your Brain Will Shrink

Lack of sleep might shrink your brain. According to a recent study published in an online issue of Neurologists, those people who have sleep problems have more rapid decline in brain volume and size as compared to those who sleep properly.


Green Eyes are RARE!

Green eyes are dominant over the blue eye color but there are only very few people that carry the genes responsible for green eyes. Only 2% of the human population has green eyes.

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