belly button

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In 2012 scientists collected swaps from 60 different belly buttons and grew the bacteria in petri dishes. They found 2,368 different bacterial species. What’s even more astonishing: 1,458 of them might be completely knew to science. By the way, you … Read More

cotton candy

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Cotton candy was invented by a dentist. I guess, he was suffering from a lack of patients… Even more surprising: A cone of cotton candy contains less sugar than a can of soda! The first individually wrapped penny candy was … Read More

ferris wheel

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The first steel Ferris wheel was built for the World Exhibition in Chicago in 1893. The organizers were looking for a big attraction to outshine the Eiffel tower. The Ferris wheel was the biggest and most daring of the time, … Read More

chocolate chip cookies

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The inventor of the chocolate chip cookie gave their idea to nestle in exchange for a lifetime supply of chocolate. Chocolate is toxic for dogs and cats. Humans can also die from chocolate poisoning, although you would have to eat … Read More

horses

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Male and female horses have a different number of teeth, 40 and 36 respectively. Horses are the land mammals with the largest eyes. Contrary to popular believe, they aren’t colour-blind. They don’t see all colours equally good: They have no … Read More