Read the article below to find more amazing facts about our planet that you have most likely never heard of! We at Dimplify have collected some interesting facts from all over the world that will definitely astonish you.
The Egyptian women used to remove all their hair and polish their skin with napkins. Then they used to put on a wig made of sheep wool or herbs.
Hypertrichosis, as the werewolf syndrome is called, can appear at birth or develop over time. Have a look at this man from China who suffers from a rare congenital giant pigmented nevus, commonly know as giant furred moles.
According to scientific calculations, the weight of cosmic dust and other particles falling down to Earth varies from 0.4 to 110 tons. On average, it’s 60 tons.
The first ever alarm clock in the world was invented by Levi Hutchins in 1787. Since he just wanted to construct it for himself, his alarm clock could only ring at 4 AM.
Can you imagine that 2 weeks of screenwriting work may cost $500,000? In case you want to make it in Hollywood, then study screenwriting.
In the Arabic world, the word for beauty is “jamaal” which is taken from “jml,” a root that means camel.
The British cyclist Mark Beaumont traveled around the globe in 79 days. He woke up at 3:30 AM every morning and spent 16 hours biking for 76 days to cover 18,000 miles.
Even though this alcohol appeared earlier, January 31, 1865 this date is considered to be its official birthday. On this day, the famous Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev defended his doctoral dissertation On the connection of alcohol with water.
This is also valid for cows, giraffes, camels, and zebras. They can sleep while standing up, but in order to get REM sleep, they have to lie down for some time.
Einstein once said: “When young I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in a sock. So I stopped wearing socks.”
“Why wear both shoes and socks when one of them would do nicely.”
Once 7 was considered to be a magic number and throwing dice is a kind of a magic ritual.
Pandas look just like bears, yet their color, habits, and lifestyle indicate that they belong to the raccoon family. Scientists still argue about this question, but most of them think that the second version is correct.
While men spend the same amount of time waiting for women to apply their makeup.
The Japanese scientists have concluded that beer can protect from radiation! Approximately 15 fl oz of light beer is needed to reduce the damage from radiation by as much as 34%.
Kea are very smart and curious birds that are quite used to people. However, they eat carrion and attack live sheep - Kea jump on the backs of sheep and tear into their flesh.
Nutritionists say - peach, apple, and banana scents can help us lose weight. It’s never too late to prepare for summer, so get out those bananas!
This means that her legs would be longer than half her body and her neck would be... twice the length of the average person.
Coming from a lifeboat after the Titanic had sunk, today this 106-year-old cracker is considered to be the most expensive one in the world.
People suffering from anatidaephobia say we should stay away from ducks.
There is 0.2 mg of gold in the body of an adult: 0.1 mg is in the bones and the othe 0.1 mg is in the blood and the organs. If the amount of gold is too high, then the liver, kidneys, and the hypothalamus start to accumulate it.
But that is not everything - in Tibet people add yak butter and salt to their tea and then they mix all the ingredients and drink it. Such a weird beverage prevents dehydration and helps restore energy. Tourists find the taste to be disgusting.
The legend says that the prophet Muhammad loved his cat to such an extend that he even did not woke it up when it was sleeping. He even did his ablutions from the same water that the cat had for drinking. Once, in order not to disturb it when sleeping on his sleeves, Muhammad even cut of his robe' sleeves.