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Interesting Facts – Spy Cats, Japanese Centenarians and Sleepy Giraffes!

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Interesting Facts - Spy Cats, Japanese Centenarians and Sleepy Giraffes!

Firstly, we have some interesting facts for you to read and to impress your friends with. If you would like to read more fun facts, click here.

Mamma Mia!

  1. An average of nearly one tourist died every week in Hawaii from 2012 to 2015.
  2. Italy is home to the largest number of Unesco World Heritage Sites with 50.
  3. The CIA once tried to create spy cats by implanting recording devices into their ears.
  4. Japan has more than 50,000 people who are over 100 years old.
  5. It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.

Don’t be in ‘de-Nile’

  1. There are viruses that infect bacteria.
  2. With over 95.5 million inhabitants as of 2019, Egypt is the most populous country in the Arab world and the third-most populous in Africa.
  3. In English-speaking countries, the most popular names for dogs are Max and Molly.
  4. Animals, including pigs, horses, and even insects, could be tried and convicted of crimes for several centuries across many parts of Europe.
  5. On its one-year anniversary, Nasa’s Curiosity Rover sang “Happy Birthday” to itself on Mars.

Let’s ‘taco’ bout Mexico

  1. The International Space Station is the most expensive object ever built, at US$150 billion.
  2. Mexico’s official name is United Mexican States.
  3. Mexico is the 11th most populous country in the world with 121 million people.
  4. Mexico also has 68 official languages.
  5. Women are approximately likely than men to suffer from major depression.

A Nap Makes Everything Better

  1. There are more skin cancer cases due to indoor tanning than lung cancer cases due to smoking.
  2. A full day on the moon, from one sunrise to the next, lasts about 29.5 Earth days on average.
  3. Giraffes only need 5 to 30 minutes of sleep in a 24-hour period.
  4. New Zealand was undiscovered and completely devoid of human beings no more than 800 years ago.
  5. It takes six months to make an episode of The Simpsons.

Feeling Boozy

  1. Most of New Zealand’s population of 4.5 million is of European descent. The indigenous Maori are the largest minority at almost 15%.
  2. It only takes six minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.
  3. Alcohol is not digested; it is absorbed directly into the bloodstream.
  4. In 1986, a volcanic lake in Cameroon, Africa expelled a C02 gas cloud that killed 1,746 people in minutes.
  5. The weird bright dots you see floating when you look at the sky are your white blood cells.

Orange You Shocked About That?!

  1. Oranges are not even in the list of common foods when it comes to vitamin C levels.
  2. Mount Everest has about 200 dead bodies on it, which are now landmarks on the way to the top.
  3. Coffee beans aren’t beans. They are fruit pits.

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