8 unusual facts about ordinary things
Everything has a story. We want to tell you 8 strange and interesting facts about ordinary things such as high heels, cell phones, salt, etc. If you enjoy miscellaneous trivia as much as we do, keep reading this article.
Some common household items have weird backstories, and sometimes their inventors are not who we might expect. What is more, these facts about ordinary things can help you to answer QuizzClub trivia questions.
#1 High Heels
- High heels weren't invented for women
- They helped Persians to stay firmly in the stirrups
- Wearing high heels in the 17th century is like having a Mercedes Benz today
#2 Cell phones
- 75% of us use cell phones in the restroom
- 1 in 5 people drop their phones into the toilet
- Your phone is 10 times dirtier than a toilet seat (ew...)
- Salt was highly valued and used as currency
- It was so even before the Egyptian Empire
- Words “salary” and “soldier” came from “salt”
- A gallon of gasoline сontains 31,000 calories
- It equals 18 days’ worth of food
- A person could bike 912 miles on a gallon of gas (If we could drink it :D, we'd save a lot of money)
- Ants are as old as dinosaurs
- 3,2 mln of ants (1,6 kg) can lift a man of mass 80 kg
- 7 mlrd people vs 10,000,000,000,000,000 ants in the world
- We bet you haven't read that number till the end ;)
#6 Jupiter and Saturn
- We have only 1 moon, but Jupiter and Saturn have more than 60 moons each
- On both of them, it rains real diamonds
- We will never get them :(
#7 Bubble Wrap
- Bubble wrap was supposed to be wallpaper
- 1 min of popping is equal to getting a 33-min massage
- No one can resist popping
#8 Unordinary Day
- The least interesting day in history was April 11, 1954
- A general election was held in Belgium
- A Turkish academic was born
- And that’s it...
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