Facts About Science and History
People don’t show more interest in facts about science and history. Maybe, the reason is, they think these subjects are boring and out of the way. But believe me, science is what we need it today and tomorrow.
In this article, I am going to mention some of the fun facts about science and history, which are unbelievable to put trust. However, we can’t deny facts, and these facts will help you to appreciate the concepts of science and history in a more prescribed way.
Relevant article: 20 science trivia about animals
Fact # 1:
Male sharks tend to bite their female during mating. The reason is that female sharks protect themselves from their male partners. The male shark attacks the female partner during mating and bites her in various places, most probably in pectoral fins or gills.
Fact # 2:
Humans are born with 270 bones. The smallest bone is the stapes, while the femur is the longest. Later, these bones are infused during growth, and the bones become approximately about 206.
Fact # 3:
We believe that camels store water in their hump, which is not true. They can drink about 30 gallons in just a few minutes and stored in the camel’s bloodstream. The hump is used in the shortest of the food and provide the nourishment to the camels.
Fact # 4:
To get the taste of any food, the food must first dissolve in your saliva. Almost 99.5% of your saliva contains water, and the other 5% is made up of enzymes. These enzymes are the reason for the food breaking. They also trigger the breakdown of the food as it enters your mouth.
Fact # 5:
You will be shocked to learn that human acid can dissolve razor blades in just 2 hours. The human body has capacity beyond your imagination. The lowest the PH level, the strongest will be the acid level, ranked from 0 to 14. Human has a stronger acid level in the stomach i.e., 1 to 2. This shows the strong pH level.
Fact # 6:
An active person walks about 7-8k steps a day, and if you calculate the total steps of the lifetime (with 80 years), it came out to be 216,262,500 steps of the whole life. These total number of steps is equivalent to five times around the entire world. So, a person in his whole life walks about five times the whole of the earth around.
Fact # 7:
Humans have ears on their heads, but can you guess grasshoppers’ ears location? Well, grasshoppers have ears inside their bellies. Their ears are known as eardrum or tympanum (a thin member). The adult grasshoppers can easily hear the sound of their fellow grasshoppers through a thin member tympanum.
Fact # 8:
Have you ever thought, the source of our breathing? i.e., oxygen? Where it comes from? Well, your first thought would be a forest. There are other hidden secrets too. Some scientists said that oceans mainly produce oxygen.
Fact # 9:
Most people have 5 liters of blood in their bodies. The heart pumps all the blood to the circuit into the body in just one minute. This shows that the heart approximately beats about 60-70 times in one minute.
Fact # 10:
In the coming years, the earth will rapidly become so hotter and brighter. The temperature will be increased to enough level and will evaporate water from the oceans and seas. Earth will become a desert and will end life on earth. Scientists said it would take 2.3 billion years to get a hotter temperature on earth.
Fact # 11:
What is DNA? Basically, DNA determines who you are. It is the Blueprint of a human being. Between a parent and a child, 99.5% of the DNA is similar. Our 98% of the DNA is the same as the DNA of a chimpanzee.
Fact # 12:
Humans can’t disrupt by bad smell or odors but easily awake by the noise. An experiment was conducted in which 6 people were kept under observation in 2004 at brown university, out of which all were disturb by noise while no one from the smell.
Fact # 13:
The average heart rate for adults human is between 60-100 beats a minute. The heartbeat varies according to your health, fitness, body size, and even emotions. The healthier you’re, the less heartbeat you will have.
Fact # 14:
About 10 million people have died in World War I, and 65 million people fought in this war from different countries.
Fact # 15:
The most successful fighter pilot in World war I was Manfred Albrecht, who was a German and shot down 80 planes of the enemy.
Fact # 16:
The 37Th president of the U.S was a talented musician, and he can play many instruments as well.
Fact # 17:
There is a horror history of rats killing. About 75 million people died in Europe due to a disease caused by the rats.
Fact # 18:
Paper was the invention of the Chinese back in the 2nd century BC. Before writing, it was used for other purposes like packaging or in toilets.