Here Are 20 Discoveries That Shows That Humans Only Know Little About This World
Things are not always as it seems, as what we know that seems like a vast knowledge, is just a spoonful out of the ocean of knowledge there is to acquire, known or yet to be discovered. We learn everyday, the day stop learning new things or making discoveries, is the day we die. As the world is filled with astounding and jaw dropping facts.
However, it sometimes seems that we have seen, heard and encountered so much that nothing will be able to surprise us ever again. Yet, our inquisitive nature and restlessness to want to mow and discover new facts about every phenomenon still drives our orientation. Just like Oliver Twist; we always want more. As our drive to unravel new things and mysteries is insatiable, so does what to unravel and discover on Earth remains uncountable.
Imagine feeling like you know it all and then you accidentally overheard someone mention something amazing, like the fact that hippopotamus milk is actually pink. Sounds bizzare right ?, Yet, it’s right. And that is how we keep learning and growing, because discoveries is pervasive in man’s life. However, here are a few more amazing facts of this kind for you (Almost unbelievable). There’s not a single one that won’t amaze you and prove that there is close to nothing or little we know about the mysteries of this world
1. Did you know? The likelihood that the glass of water you’re drinking contains a molecule of water taht once passed through a dinosaur is about 100%.
2. Did you know? lack of sleep makes people see enemies all around them.
3. Did you know? Honey never goes off. Not after one year, not after two – never.
4. Did you know? The heart of a blue whale is so massive that a human being can swim through its arteries. Yet its throat is no bigger than a saucer.
5. Did you know? The Turritopsis Nutricula jellyfish is the only known organism on Earth which is biologically immortal.
6. Did you know? An octopus has three hearts.
7. Did you know? On Saturn and Jupiter, rain is made from diamonds.
8. Did you know? For every person in the world there are around 1.6 million ants. The overall weight of all these ants is equal to the combined weight of the world’s human population.
9. Did you know? This is what sand looks like under a microscope:
10. Did you know? No one has ever managed to tame an African elephant.
11. Did you know? Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire.
12. Did you know? Women’s hearts beat faster, but men’s hearts are larger
13. Did you know? This what the sky would look like if Jupiter was the same distance from the Earth as the Moon.
14. Did you know? There are ten times more bacteria in the human body than there are cells.
15. Did you know? In Cyprus, Santa Claus is called Basil.
16. Did you know? The wrinkles that appear on the skin of your hands (after taking a bath, for example) play an important role. This phenomenon is caused by the fact that when your body encounters an increased amount of moisture it understands that the environment might be slippery. So the skin on your hands immediately begins to change in a way that will make it easier for you to grip smooth surfaces.
17. Did you know? Reading in poor lighting or using a computer in the dark does not in fact have any negative effects on your vision.
18. Did you know? The image on the left is what a candle looks like when it burns on Earth; on the right this is how it burns in zero-gravity, as seen on the space station Mir.
19. Did you know ? The groove between the nose and upper lip is called the philtrum. This tiny indent is a residual reminder of time spent in your mother’s womb. The two sides of your face develop independently of one another and come to meet in the middle of your face, creating the philtrum. When these two sides fail to fuse properly, which happens in one out of every 750 births, the result is a cleft palate.
20. Did you know? Catfish have 27,000 taste buds. This is four times more than what human beings have.