20 Shocking Facts That You Won't Believe!

20 Shocking Facts That You Won't Believe!
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Do you know that humans and elephants are the only animals with a chin? Do you believe semen is good for your teeth and skin?

We are surrounded by lots of interesting things and many of them are hard to believe. I have compiled some shocking facts that will blow your mind and they are beneficial to know as well. This is because some facts are directly connected with our lifestyle and health.

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1. Dark colors will probably keep you cooler than light colors.

 1. Dark colors will probably keep you cooler than light colors.

Wearing black in summer days is beneficial.

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2. We have more bacteria living on us than cells. All the bacteria inside us fill a half gallon jug.

2. We have more bacteria living on us than cells. All the bacteria inside us fill a half gallon jug.
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We carry 10 times more bacteria than cells. Microbiologists summarized this statement after several scientific researches.

3. You can chase a swarm of bees in Germany. If you are able to do so, bees will be yours.

3. You can chase a swarm of bees in Germany. If you are able to do so,  bees will be yours.
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German beekeeping laws are weird. You have to chase bees to own them.

4. Number one cause of death is birth. Very few people realize this.

4. Number one cause of death is birth. Very few people realize this.
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Road accidents are one of the leading causes.

5. Horizontal stripes make you appear thinner, not vertical ones.

5. Horizontal stripes make you appear thinner, not vertical ones.
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Yes, it works. Surveys have proved it.

6. There are tiny mites in our eyelashes that eat dandruff.

6. There are tiny mites in our eyelashes that eat dandruff.
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Hard to believe but it's true. Regular washing of eye area is must.

7. Fishes drink water. Saltwater fish drinks.

7. Fishes drink water. Saltwater fish drinks.
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Freshwater fishes do not drink water actively but saltwater fishes do.

8. The horseshoe crab has saved more human lives than any other species of animal.

8. The horseshoe crab has saved more human lives than any other species of animal.
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Scientists have claimed that crab's blood saves our life.

9. Humans and elephants are the only animals with a chin.

9. Humans and elephants are the only animals with a chin.
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Concerned authorities have also discussed that human and elephants have similar ancestors.

10. Mars is the only planet in the universe known to be populated entirely by robots.

10. Mars is the only planet in the universe known to be populated entirely by robots.
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Mars have robotic explorers since long. Mars is entirely populated by robots.

11. Mice snore. Dormouse snores loudly like humans do.

11. Mice snore. Dormouse snores loudly like humans do.
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Dormouse can be heard snoring while sleeping.

12. Mirrors are actually green, not white.

12. Mirrors are actually green, not white.
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The science of reflection states that mirrors are actually a shade of green. They are green tinted. The objects seen into them show greenish tinge.

13. Octopuses only have 2 legs. But have 6 arms.

13. Octopuses only have 2 legs. But have 6 arms.
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We used to think that octopus has 8 arms, but two of them are legs.

14. Oranges (the fruit) aren't always orange. They are green as well.

14. Oranges (the fruit) aren't always orange. They are green as well.
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Green fruits are said to be unripe but green oranges are also perfect to eat.

15. Opossums have 13 nipples. They are the most unusual mammals.

15. Opossums have 13 nipples. They are the most unusual mammals.
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Female opossum has 13 nipples and are surrounded in circle.

16. The dirtiest part of a public restroom is the floor.

16. The dirtiest part of a public restroom is the floor.
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The floors of public toilets contain more germs than in their seats. A study by Columbia University proved this fact.

17. Diamond rain occurs on Saturn and Jupiter.

17. Diamond rain occurs on Saturn and Jupiter.
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Saturn and Jupiter contain diamonds in dazzling crystal forms. These are also called diamond planets.

18. Semen is good for your teeth and skin as it contains zinc, calcium, and other minerals.

18. Semen is good for your teeth and skin as it contains  zinc, calcium, and other minerals.
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Besides beauty benefits, it is also said that semen is good to heal spinal injuries.

19. Turtles intake approximately 65% of their underwater oxygen through their butts.

19. Turtles intake approximately 65% of their underwater oxygen through their butts.
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These turtles are mostly found in Australia. These butt breathing turtles are endangered because they require very specific conditions to breathe unlike other general turtles.

20. In the Vatican City, you can do the dirty stuff with a 12 year old and has highest rate of crime in all of Europe.

20. In the Vatican City, you can do the dirty stuff with a 12 year old and has highest rate of crime in all of Europe.
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In 2013, the country raised the age of consent from 12 to 18. This country has the lowest age of consent in whole Europe.