Facts of the Day
- Before the eraser, bread was used to remove pencil marks.
- An adult human being is made up of around 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms.
- There’s a bookstore in Australia where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one can “judge a book by its cover.”
- More than 3% of people are born with phonagnosia: they can’t recognize the voices of familiar people.
- Only 6 of the 23 crocodilian species are considered dangerous to adult humans.
- According to a study, up to 50% of the world’s natural history specimens in museums are labeled incorrectly.
- ‘Cheesy’ originally meant ‘excellent’.
- New Mexico isn’t really named after Mexico, since it was named in 1563 and Mexico didn’t drop its “New Spain” name until 1821.
- 2019-01-23 01:39:41打卡
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