20 Mind-Blowing “Let That Sink In” Facts

There is so much information out there, and, when you arrange it in the right and fun way, it can be totally mind blowing. Take a look at the list we have here!

  1. Since its discovery, in 1930, Pluto has not yet made a full orbit of the sun.It went from undiscovered, to planet, to not planet in less than a Pluto year.
  2. The Great Sphinx of Giza is so old that it was the ancient Egyptians themselves who performed the first restoration after digging it from under the dunes, over 1000 years after it had been built.
  3. Over the space of three days, an estimated 165 people survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bomb attacks.
  4. Cows kill more Americans than terrorists. Most years
  5. About 40 percent of the world’s food is wasted. And a lot of that is before it even hits the shelves. SAD
  6. Next year, there will be pornstars who were born in 2000. Woah! Check it out.
  7. Lobsters don’t die of old age. Taking into consideration that humanity has only explored a small percentage of the ocean: there could very well be a BIG FUCKING LOBSTER just chilling out there.
  8. Google’s Deepmind self learning AI “AlphaZero” spent 4 hours learning chess, and proceeded to beat the top chess engine in the world.
  9. There is, on average, a supernova explosion every fifty years in the Milky Way. On average, there are thirty every second in the observable universe.
  10. Probably too late for this to be seen. But if you take into account the fact that on average people sleep (or should sleep) 8 hours a day, if/when you get 99 years of age, you will have only been awake for 66 years; having spent 33 YEARS of your life sleeping. That’s why I always stay up late…
  11. Fanta started as a Coca-Cola substitute in 1940s Nazi Germany. So if you like Fanta you must be a Nazi.
  12. As you get closer to black hole, time goes slower. This means that everything farther away would experience time faster and faster as you get closer and closer to the black hole. A second for you could be a billion years for those outside of it. Thus, if you fell into a black hole and looked outside, you would see the universe die with you.
  13. Froot Loops are all the same flavor.
  14. There are more tigers privately owned in Texas than tigers in the wild.
  15. Next to the US army, Disney world is the largest buyer and importer of explosives in the USA
  16. When The Next Generation first aired, Data was roughly 60,000x faster than the fastest computer on earth, today he is roughly 500x slower than the current fastest computer.
  17. The Moon orbits us from the west to the east, but we see it move across the sky east to west because of the rate of the Earth’s rotation – our observation is like being in a faster car watching a slower car (heading in the same absolute direction) fall further and further behind us.
  18. The first electric car was invented at the end of the nineteenth century and it went 65 mph.
  19. If the earth was the size of a marble you would need seven miles of space to build a scale model of the solar system.
  20. There was a time in history when trees existed but the fungi which causes wood to rot had not yet evolved to digest wood.

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