With about 200 countries existing in the world today, and more than 7.8 billion people (plus plants, animals, and other organisms), the world is full of interesting, fun, and fascinating facts!
No one likes the thought of growing old. Despite our many human endeavours to escape or delay the process of ageing, it seems to be an inevitable part of life. However, there is a species of Jelly Fish that never dies. Interesting fact right there! Are you thrilled?
Hungry for more facts about the world? Read through to learn these interesting facts.
- Did you know goosebumps are caused by a muscle?
At the base of every hair follicle are tiny shaped muscles called Arrector Pili. When the body is cold, this muscle contracts in an effort to warm the body up.
- Did you know it only takes six minutes for alcohol to affect your brain?
- Did you know the smell after it rains is called petrichor ?
- Did you know the Twitter bird has a name?. It is named Larry. It was named after the former NBA player, Larry Bird, who usually played for the Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s.
- Did you know the colour you see in pitch darkness i.e when you close your eyes in a completely dark room is called eigengrau which means intrinsic gray.?
- Did you know Gadsby is the longest book ever published that doesn’t contain letter *”e”* ? It was published in 1939 by an American author Ernest Vincent Wright.
- Did you know that the average mammal takes 21 seconds to empty his bladder?
- Did you know “Q” is the only letter that doesn’t appear in any of the names of the States in the U.S.?
- Did you know there is a species of jelly fish that never dies?
Turritopsis Dornii AKA The Immortal Jellyfish is known to be able to revert back into it’s adolescent state after going through adulthood making it basically immortal.
How do you see these facts? I bet you newly learnt about all of the facts in this blog post!
Which one was it for you? Let me know in the comments! Winks😉
- Ololade writes for Inside OAU innovations
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