A collection of Amazing facts about everything from the human body to the Sahara Desert. These tidbits are sure to make you laugh and spark conversations around the dinner table!
One of the most amazing things about our bodies is that they are made up of a trillion cells. Every cell has 30,000 genes, which means that if they all get mutated uncontrollably, it can cause cancer.
The highest point on Earth is not Mount Everest, but rather Chimborazo in Ecuador. It’s actually a little bit higher than Everest because it’s on the “bump” between the Earth and the Sun.
It takes 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds for the Earth to rotate once on its axis. This is called a Sidereal Day and is much longer than the 24 hours we think it takes for a day to rotate.
Another interesting fact about the human body is that we have 25,000 quarts of saliva. This is enough to fill about two swimming pools!
We also have a very long digestive system. We have a bond with the gut, known as the “gut-brain axis.” If you’re stressed or have a brain disorder, your digestion can suffer.
When a banana ripens, organic pigments in the fruit change from yellow to blue, making it glow under UV lights. This is because chlorophyll in the fruit breaks down to produce these pigments.
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