10 jaw-dropping facts we don't have time to think about
Did you know cholesterol is crucial for our brain functioning? Are you aware that originally all human embryos are female? There are a lot of interesting facts we have no time to think about. Let's look through some of them.
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#1 There's almost a quadrillion tons of diamonds in the deep interior of our planet.
#2 The most common length of PIN codes is four digits because the wife of John Shepherd-Barron, the inventor of the ATM, couldn't remember a six-digit PIN code he initially envisioned to use.
#3 The average color of our Universe is greenish-white. It was called 'Cosmic latte'.
#4 Gym equipment has 300 times more bacteria than a toilet.
#5 From 2021 onwards Hawaii will ban sunscreens that have a harmful impact on marine life.
#6 Rockhopper penguins can bounce up to 5 feet (150 cm)!
By the way, do you know what is the tallest and heaviest penguin? Try to guess and check your answer!
#7 At the University of Edinburgh one can study parapsychology.
#8 The true color of leaves is the one we see in autumn. In spring and summer leaf cells contain a lot of chlorophyll and it makes leaves green.
#9 There is a Darth Vader grotesque at the Washington National Cathedral's tower.
#10 There is a difference in the sounds of hot and cold pouring water.
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