~ In 1898 Bayer introduced diacetylmorphine, marketed as a cure for morphine addiction and cough suppressant. The drug is better known by its trend name, Heroin. (wikipedia)
~ It is actually a dog.. The Komondor is a large, white-coloured Hungarian breed of livestock guardian dog with a long, corded coat.
~ Otters hold hands while sleeping so they don’t float apart.
~ no two corn flakes look the same.
~ if you try to say the alphabet without moving your lips or tongue every letter will sound the same.
~ honey is the only natural food which never goes off.
~ Koalas sleep around 18 hours a day.
~ You can spell the word level backwards.
~ Up to 60% of the human adult body is water and 80% of the brain is water.
~ The most common mental illnesses are anxiety and depression.
~ It is impossible to lick your elbow.
~ We actually do not see with our eyes – we see with our brains. The eyes basically are the cameras of the brain.
~ Everyone has a unique smell, unique finger print and unique tongue print.
~ On any given day, sexual intercourse takes place 120 million times on earth.
~ The colder the room you sleep in, the better the chances are that you’ll have a bad dream.
~ Hugging releases oxytocin,which helps to heal physical wounds, makes someone trust you more.
~ Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
~ Money does not buy happiness. After having your basic material needs met, additional money does not have any impact on your levels of happiness.
~ The term “love” is from the Sanskrit lubhyati, meaning “desire.”
~ Emotions are contagious. Negative or unpleasant emotions are more contagious than neutral or positive emotions.
~ Studies show that men and women experience the same amount of emotion, but women tend to show it more.
~Of all facial expressions, the smile may be the most deceptive. There are around 18 different smiles, including polite, cruel, false, self-effacing, and so one. But only one reflects genuine happiness; this is known as the Duchenne smile, in honor of the French neurologist who determined this phenomenon, Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne (de Boulogne).
~ BOTOX® injections may decrease the signs of aging, but do so at the cost of making the face less animated and more unemotional. Paradoxically, less animated people are less attractive to others.
~ Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse were married in real life.
~ Collectively, humans have spent almost 13,261 years watching the Gangnam Style video.
~ The probability of your existing as you, today, at about one in 400 trillion (4×1014).
~ The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, promised his daughter he’d write her initials on the moon. He did, and her initials, ‘TDC’ will probably be on the moon for tens of thousands of years.