Satisfy your curiosity with these 15 mind-boggling facts!

| Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 14:54
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Satisfy your curiosity with these 15 mind-boggling facts!

New Delhi: Being the interesting characters that we are, humans have curiosity levels that surpass all mammals.
Here are some interesting facts that we collected to satisfy your lifelong curiosity and playfulness. Let's find out if they'll manage to blow your mind or at least make you go, Oh gosh! Really, are you serious!

# The total weight of all the ants on earth is about the same as the wieght of all the humans on earth.

# The nazi's invented the Olympic torch relay. It was so successful, that the IOC adopted it ever since.

# Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.

# Neil Armstrong had to fill an imigration form while coming back to the earth from the moon.

# A portion of the water you drink has already been drunk by someone else, maybe several times over.

# The record for surviving the longest without food or liquids is held by someone who was forgotte by three policemen in a holding cell for 18 days.

# When Charlie Chaplin recieved his honorary Oscar, he recieved a 12-minute standing ovation - the longest in Oscar history.

# In a 2008 survey, 58% of British teens thought Sherlock Holmes was a real guy, while 20% thought Winston Churchill was not.

# Officials in Portland, Ore., drained 8 million gallons of water from a reservoir in 2011 because a buzzed 21-year-old peed in it.

# After Leonardo da Vinci's death, King Francis I of France hung the Mona Lisa in his bathroom.

# There is enough fuel in a full tank of a Jumbo Jet to drive an average car four times around the world.

# Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the Mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.

# Urea, a chemical found in your pee, is added to cigarettes to enhance flavor.

# If you remain calm during the first 90 seconds of a plane crash, you will likely survive.

# People say 'bless you' when you sneeze because your heart stops for a millisecond. 

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