UNUSUAL KNOWLEDGE – OR…

Here you will find some useless knowledge or is it now so … If now the conversation ends blindly it is always nice to kickstart it again with the phrase; “Have you thought about ……”

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  • Herring communicate via haggling
  • At the World Cup in 2014, a total of 1928 free kicks were committed
  • The Netherlands made the most, namely 126, while Spain made the fewest with 28
  • The Sahara consists of only 20 sand, the rest are rocks and stones
  • Should psychiatric diagnoses be distributed to the characters in “Winnie the Pooh”, it would look like this. Winnie the Pooh has an eating disorder. Donkeys are depressed, Piglet has an emotional disorder and Tigger animals have ADHD
  • Since the ostrich has no teeth, it swallows the small stone it uses to digest and grind the med down into the stomach
  • Spiders can, with the help of their spins and wind, float several miles on the sea and in that way ashore and settle on other islands
  • In winter, insects form glycerine inside their bodies as a kind of frost protection
  • The world’s largest berry is the pumpkin
  • In Canada, a piece of land is first considered an island if a tree is planted on it
  • Women’s heart beats faster than men’s
  • Russia has 11 time zones
  • Until their 13th year, boys and girls are crying just as often
  • Sheep chickens belong with the legs
  • Nutella is produced in two versions. A southern European containing more fat and a Northern European containing more cocoa
  • The Cayman Islands State Paradise has 42,000 inhabitants and nearly as many registered businesses
  • Moscow is the city where most of the world’s billionaires live
  • Swedish delicacy Sur flow, also called rotten herring on can, should not be included on board aircraft at British Airways and Air France due to explosion hazard
  • The Indians initially transported themselves on foot. It was European explorers who brought the horse to America, where it had been extinct for many years
  • A camel can drink 200 liters of water in 15 minutes
  • More than 1 million earthquakes occur per year, but only approx. 200 of these cause noticeable damage
  • In 1989 Greg Lemond won the Tour de France with metal balls in his body. On a joint hunt, his brother-in-law had mistaken him for a turkey
  • In 1935, the world’s first can of beer came on the market, it happened in Richmond in the state of Virginia, USA
  • In Tokyo, a trip from the city to the airport costs approx. $ 180 by taxi
  • In Siberia, the local women flirt with the men by throwing live snails at them
  • Russia’s phone preset is 007
  • Men are more often given hiccups than women
  • Writing a text message directed at the UK can cost a fine of up to $ 1500
  • Cinderella syndrome is called when buying tight or too small shoes
  • 80% of the world’s volcanic activity takes place under the sea
  • The car brand “Opel” in China is translated “European Tax”
  • John the Baptist is the guardian angel of the alcoholics
  • Bart Simpson’s hair always consists of nine notches
  • The character series :o) was invented in 1982 by American IT professor Scott E. Fahlman
  • Gasoline is usually cheapest on Sundays and most expensive on Fridays
  • During the construction of the railroad in Egypt in the 19th century, so many mummies were excavated to be used to fire the locomotives
  • When we feel we are sitting on a chair, we are actually hovering a centimeter divided by a million above the chair because the electrons of the chair and our body repel each other