1. On average, right-handed people live 9 years longer than left-handed people.

2. A person aged 20 has an extra pair of ribs.

3. 60 tonnes of paint was used to paint the Eiffel Tower.

4. Some twins create their own language, known as “cryptophasia”, understood only by them.

5. Due to atmospheric conditions, it actually rains diamonds on Neptune and Uranus.

6. Jellyfish evaporates in the sun because they possess 98% water.

7. According to NASA, moon smells like gunpowder.

8. Those bumps on your tongue aren’t actually taste buds. They are fungiform papillae- “mushroom shaped nipples” in Latin.

9. Astronauts cannot burp in space because there isn’t enough gravity to separate the gasses from the liquids in our stomach.

10. Bats always turn left when they fly out of a cave.

11. The colour of a flamingo comes from the shrimp it eats. A pale flamingo has not been eating enough.

12. The Eiffel Tower sways upto 7 cm i.e. 3 inches in the wind.

13. The Chicago river is dyed green every year to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day.

14. In parts of India, Brazil and the USA, car fuel is made from sugar!

15. The Empire State Building is struck by lightning about 100 times every year.

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