No matter how much we learn and know everyday, there are lot of facts that we always stay unaware of. There's so much to know that inspite of trying hard, we miss out many truths of this world. It also sometimes happens that smaller amazing facts get covered beneath the noise of more popular facts. This listicle will let you know some of the most shocking facts that you probably never came across before.
When you embrace or cuddle someone, the so called cuddle-hormone Oxytocin. It has been found that a dose of Oxytocin decreases headaches significantly, and for some it even vanishes the pain completely after 4 hours. You see, a tight hug is better than pills as such.
In spite of bad publicity and unhealthy menus, people don't restrict themselves from getting their burgers. A McDonald's chain is so popular that thousands of people eat there every day. A new restaurant opens every 14.5 hours, in different locations in Asia and in the Muslim Middle East. McDonald's has around 68 million customers all over which constitute 1% of the world's population.
Your Apple care warranty is likely to get voided due to secondhand smoke. Consumers tell Apple has refused to repair their computers that were found to have tar residue from cigarettes. Apple finds such elements as a "biohazard" to its employees and thus does not let them repair such devices.
it's necessary for NASA to look into the physical effects of inactivity if they're going to send people all the way to Mars and presumably back. That's why NASA, from time to time, pays people to sit around doing nothing. Literally - nothing. Above this, you'd be shocked to know that most of these people have PhDs, often impeccable records as fighter pilots or researchers, and they're all in good physical condition.
These pebbles eventually become parts of the penguins' nests which are large circular piles of stone.
If you're not familiar with the term "URL", type this in the web address: www.facebook.com/4 and see how you reach to Mark's timeline. Adding the numbers 5 or 6 to the end of the URL take you to the respective profiles of Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz, Facebook co-founders and Mark's former college roommates. The reason for choosing these IDs is unknown, but undoubtedly it is an easy way to get to the wall of original creator.
Mind you, if you call yourself a vegetarian for not eating even the egg, but eat mayonnaise fondly, you should probably change your statement. Either say you don't eat mayonnaise or say you are an egg eating vegetarian because mayonnaise is a stable emulsion of oil, egg yolks and either vinegar or lemon juice.
Nutella was invented during World War II, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate just to extend his chocolate ration. It was liked and then it started to be produced massively later.
I bet you didn't know this, did you? Also, he was a huge fan of Marine Biologist Jacques-Yves Cousteau.