A smartness of a person is judged by how he speaks and his overall personality, but majorly it is judged by how much knowledge does he have. Read the article to know some interesting facts that will make you sound much more smarter than you are.
It is a fact that your nails tell a lot about your health, if your nails have no moon, are brittle, and soft could be the result of an overactive thyroid.
Q-tips were invented in the 1920.
The Q-tips were invented in the 1920’s and were originally named Baby Gays until the name changed to Q-tips. The Q stands for quality.
The duffel bag.
Did you know that the cylindrical bag that has one handle and a drawstring at the top is called a duffel bag. The name comes from a small town in Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth bag was made from in the mid-17th century.
Did you know that your heart never stops beating.
It is a fact that no matter what activity you do like sleeping, running, working, your heart never stops beating. Statistics say that the average heart is beating 35 million times a year.
Harrods is the British store
You will be surprised to know that British famous Harrods store that now sells luxury items such as a crystal bath, diamond pedicures, and ruby jewel pumps, but till the 1916’s they sold cocaine and morphine over the counter.
The first American woman in space.
Did you know that Sally Ride was the first American woman in space in 1983, she was also asked by reporters about bathroom facilities and what makeup she was taking up to space.
You will be shocked to know that Alaska is the only state whose letters are all found in one row of keys.
The single 0 style roulette wheel.
François Blanc was a French casino operator who was credited with introducing the single 0 style roulette wheel. Urban legend says Blanc made a deal with the devil to know the secrets of the roulette, thus, the sum of all the numbers from 0 to 36 is 666. The number is also referred to as the number of the beast.
The Vatican doesn’t have an official language
The Vatican does not have a official language but for some reason all the See’s documents are all in Latin.
What color do you see in a completely dark room?
Did you know that if you are in a complete dark room and you open your eyes, the color you see is eigengrau. The word ‘eigengrau’ is German meaning intrinsic gray.