1. 41 new species
    are discovered
    by scientists
    every single day.
  2. The word
    first appeared
    in 1833.
  3. Scientists finally concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg, because the protein which makes egg shells is only produced by hens.
  4. A 10-Year-Old Accidentally Created in 2012 a New Molecule in Science Class: Tetranitratoxycarbon.
  5. "Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia"
    is the scientific term for brain freeze.
  6. The average number of readers of any given published scientific paper is said to be 0.6.
  7. A new scientific method called 'toxineering' turns venoms into painkillers.
  8. Scientists
    have developed a way of
    charging mobile phones
    using urine.
  9. Scientists can
    grow teeth from urine.
  10. Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds.
  11. Scientists have developed a microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, so we can live without breathing.
  12. Four Japanese scientists measured the amount of friction between a shoe, a banana skin and the floor: it's 0.07.
  13. The World's oldest known creature, a mollusc, was 507 years old until scientists killed it by mistake.
  14. Earthquakes turn water into gold.
  15. A bolt of lightning is 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun.
  16. Eating
    helps hair
    grow faster.
  17. It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.
  18. Rain contains vitamin B12.
  19. Hot water can freeze faster than
    cold water, in some circumstances.
  20. During photosynthesis, plants emit light, called fluorescence, that humans can't see.
  21. Sunflowers can be used to clean up radioactive waste.
  22. It would take light 100,000 years to travel from one end of the Milky Way galaxy to the other.
  23. If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times, its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.
  24. Every time a woodpecker's beak hits a tree, its head is subject to 1,000 times the force of gravity.
  25. You can start a fire with ice.
  26. Researchers believe the first human case of HIV was in Kinshasa, Congo, around 1920.
  27. The Big Bang Theory was actually first theorized by a Catholic priest.
  28. There are 10 times more bacterial cells in your body than body cells.
  29. Ice melting in Antarctica has caused a small shift in gravity in the region.
  30. Most dinosaurs are known from just a single tooth or bone.
  31. There is more CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere today than at any point in the last 800,000 years.
  32. Bees
    can be trained
    to detect
  33. A day on Venus
    is longer than its year.
  34. Tomatoes have more genes than humans.
  35. Parasitic and host plants have a dialogue by sharing genetic information with one another.
  36. Friends
    share more DNA
  37. Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans.
  38. Your weight on the moon is 16.5% of your weight on earth.
  39. The earth's deepest known point equals to 24.5 Empire State Buildings end to end.
  40. The Sun is 400 times further away from Earth than the Moon is.
  41. Each foot contains about 250,000 sweat glands.
  42. The average volume of farts a person generates per day ranges around 476 to 1491ml.
  43. Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
  44. The summer in Uranus is
    42 years long.
  45. Neptune was the first planet to get its existence predicted by calculations before it was actually seen by a telescope.
  46. It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.
  47. Sound waves
    can be used
    to make objects
  48. There are about 173,000 venomous species: from lizards to spiders and fish.
  49. The Sun is thought to have completed about 20 orbits during its lifetime and just 1/1250th of an orbit since the origin of humans.
  50. Viruses can get viruses.
  51. -40 degrees Fahrenheit is equal
    to -40 degrees Celsius.
  52. Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the Sun.
  53. Every second, the Sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos than the number of people on earth.
  54. If you were to put Saturn in water, it would float.
  55. The moon is moving away from us by 3.78 cm (1.48 in) a year.
  56. 100,000,000,000 solar neutrinos pass through every square centimeter of your body every second.
  57. If uncoiled, the DNA in all the cells in your body would stretch 10 billion miles, from here to Pluto and back.
  58. Gasoline is complex, as it can contain between 150 and 1,000 different chemical compounds.
  59. The average speed of Heinz Ketchup squirt is .028 MPH.
  60. The "smell of rain" is caused by a bacteria called actinomycetes.
  61. A worm's mind has been mapped and replicated by scientists into a software that's now inside a Lego robot.
  62. "Science" and "shit" both come from the ancient word "skheid," meaning to "separate" or "divide."
  63. Scientists have figured out how to "unboil" an egg.
  64. Before Bill Nye became "The Science Guy," he was a stand-up comedian.
  65. 87% of scientists believe climate change is mostly caused by human activity while only 50% of the public does.
  66. Due to the new discovery of many brain parasites, scientist now think a Zombie Apocalypse is actually possible.
  67. Science Nobel Laureates, U.S. Presidents and NASA astronauts were found to be overwhelmingly first-borns.
  68. The Catholic Church considers the Theory of Evolution to be "virtually certain", and believes that intelligent design "isn't science even though it pretends to be."
  69. De-extinction is scientifically possible. Several viruses have already been brought back, including the 1918 flu pandemic virus.
  70. 29,000 rubber ducks were lost at sea in 1992, and are still being found, revolutionising our knowledge of ocean science.
  71. When you donate your body to science, it can get used as a crash test dummy, for medical training, forensic research or to save a life through organ transplants.
  72. A physicist made his cat the co-author of his scientific paper to avoid replacing "we" with "I" throughout his paper.
  73. Famous science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov died as the result of an HIV infection from a blood transfusion given during triple-bypass heart surgery.
  74. The scientific name of the llama is "lama glama."
  75. The "Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge" is offered to anyone who can demonstrate a supernatural ability under agreed-upon scientific testing criteria. In 40 years, no one ever won.
  76. There have been serious scientific attempts to study whether or not our "reality" is, in fact, a computer simulation a la "The Matrix."
  77. Scientists have created glow-in-the-dark cats by inserting the jellyfish protein that codes for bioluminescence into their genome.
  78. The "cheerleader effect", the theory that girls look more attractive in groups, is scientifically proven.
  79. In 2013, two physicist managed to
    "tie" water into knots.
  80. In middle school, 74% of girls express interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, but when choosing a college major, just 0.4% of high school girls select computer science.
  81. According to a study, up to 50% of the world's natural history specimens in museums are labeled incorrectly.
  82. Dinosaurs are not, technically, extinct, since birds are considered by science as a type of dinosaur.
  83. Scientists can identify individual zebras by "scanning" their stripes like a barcode.
  84. Scientists can locate colonies of Penguins from space just by looking for dark ice patches of penguin poop.
  85. There's a hotline filmmakers can call for science advice with the goal of helping filmmakers incorporate accurate science into their films .
  86. Scientists estimate that the moon's width has shrunk by about 600 feet (182 meters) since the rocky body first formed.
  87. Scientists have discovered that monkeys are susceptible to optical illusions, just like humans.
  88. In 2007, scientists in Spain found a tooth from a distant human ancestor that is more than 1 million years old.
  89. From 2020, all scientific publications on the results of publicly funded research in the European Union will be freely available.
  90. Researchers found that when jazz musicians improvise, their brains turn off areas linked to self-censoring and inhibition, and turn on those that let self-expression flow.
  91. 270 scientists re-ran 100 studies published in the top psychology journals in 2008. Only half the studies could be replicated successfully.
  92. Scientists have created a functioning guitar the size of a human blood cell.
  93. A scientist used magnetism to levitate a frog. Magnetic fields lightly distorts the orbits of electrons in the frog's atoms.
  94. 70% of the time, ice from fast food restaurants was dirtier than toilet water.
  95. Most diamonds on the Earth's surface are between 1 and 3 billion years old.
  96. Naked mole-rats have a high resistance to cancer tumours because they produce an extremely high-molecular-mass hyaluronan and have ribosomes that produce extremely error-free proteins.
  97. Continents split up at the same speed finger nails grow.
  98. You can swim through syrup just as fast as you can swim through water, even though is many times thicker.
  99. The cost of sequencing a human genome went from US$100 million in 2007 to about US$3,000 in 2012.
  100. The longest-running experiment is the pitch drop experiment. A funnel holding a sample of tar pitch sealed in a glass jar shows how some substances that appear solid are actually liquid. It takes 10 years for a single drop to form.
  101. The gene that gives you six fingers is a dominant trait.
  102. Researchers say right-hand dominance in Neanderthals suggests that, like humans, they also had the capacity for language before they went extinct around 30,000 years ago.
  103. Dinosaurs didn't roar; they may have mumbled with their mouths shut, research suggests.
  104. Nobel prize winners in science are 22 times likelier than their peers to have performed as dancers, actors, or magicians.
  105. A physicist faced with a fine for running a stop sign in 2012 proved his innocence by publishing a mathematical paper. He even won a prize for his efforts.
  106. Genetic and archaeological evidence suggests there were two distinct dog populations in the world, one in the east and one in the west, during the Palaeolithic.
  107. Marie Curie is the only person to ever win Nobel prizes in two different areas of science.
  108. The historic news of the first manned powered flight by the Wright Brothers first appeared in the magazine Gleanings in Bee Culture.
  109. If you weighed 150 lb (68 kg) on Earth, you would weigh 4,200 lb (1,905 kg) on the Sun.
  110. Scientists alive today outnumber all the scientists who ever lived up to 1980.
  111. Velociraptors were no bigger than turkeys.
  112. If you weigh 150 lb (68 kg) on the Earth, you would weigh only 25 lb (11 kg) on the Moon.
  113. The African giant pouched rat can smell tuberculosis more accurately than most lab tests.
  114. If you weighed 150 lbs. (68 kg.) on Earth, you would weigh 351 lbs. (159 kg.) on Jupiter.
  115. Half of academic papers are never read by anyone other than their authors, peer reviewers, and journal editors.
  116. "The unsuccessful self-treatment of a case of writer's block" is the shortest academic article ever: it has no words.
  117. An article that does not exist was cited in nearly 400 academic studies and scientific papers.
  118. Science knows more about coffee, wine and tomatoes than it does about breast milk.
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