Shakespeare said, the world’s a stage and we are actors. Some say, life is a pursuit of happiness. There are many definitions and meanings that people give to life. It brings us sorrow and happiness, both. It’s interesting in unimaginable ways. Here’s are 100 interesting life facts that will leave you craving for more.
Our feet have most number of bones in the body.
Human life expectancy has more than doubled since last 100 years.
It takes 0.2 seconds to blush when you see your crush.
Individuals with numerous companions live 3.7 years more than the individuals who are detached.
Sitting for over three hours daily can cut two years off a man’s future.
It is a fact about life that women live longer than men owing to their better immunity as they get older.
Depressed people are much less immune to cold and flu than happy and healthy people.
Joseph Stalin has killed 4 times more people than Hitler did.
In his lifetime, a man spends right around a half year shaving.
In a study, it was found that joggers live 6 years longer than a person who doesn’t exercise.
Some doctors believe that with evolution human heads will grow so big that it will be impossible for human females to deliver humans naturally.
There are multi-colored pigeons, and are known as tropical pigeons.
Evolved dinosaurs are what we see as petite birds today.
Human beings are the only animals that can laugh.
Laughing too much can cause cardiac arrest, ruptured brain aneurysm, stroke or asphyxiation among some more deadly attacks.
It’s males that bear eggs in seahorses.
Dolphins are very intelligent and are the only animals except humans that engage in sex for pleasure.
How long does it take to fall in love? Only 4 minutes.
Falling in love has the same effect as getting high on cocaine.
Creative people get easily distracted and have a very short attention span.
The chance of someone with red hair and green eyes is only 0.04%.
It is a fact that intelligent people underestimate themselves and ignorant people think they’re brilliant.
1 in 4 children in the world are undernourished. In some developing countries, it is 1 in 3.
There are more living things living on your skin than there are individuals on the planet.
The average person will yawn around 245,000 times in their lifetime.
An average person drinks about 50,000 liters of water in their lifetime.
In a normal lifetime human skin totally replaces itself 900 times.
Roulette game is known as the Devil’s game because the numbers on a roulette add up to 666.
Babies cannot sense the salty taste until they are 4 months old.
Babies are safe from any diseases without vaccination as long as they are fed their mother’s milk.
There are 19 types of smiles and depending on the type of smile it can take between 5 to 53 muscles to smile.
Smiling releases endorphins.
Babies start smiling as soon as they’re born. They even smile in their sleep.
Most psychopaths aren’t murderers.
The intelligence of a dog is the same as that of a 2 year old human baby.
5% of the couples in the world meet via the internet.
People tend to be more confident in the words spoken in a low state.
On average, everyone spends 2 weeks just waiting for a change in color at a traffic light.
Bananas are the only fruit that does not cause allergic babies.
Bees can recognize the faces of other bees very quickly.
The higher the IQ the higher his life expectancy.
Men who kiss their wives every time they go to work have a chance of 5-7 years longer than those who don’t.
Cotton candy was invented by a dentist.
During life, the average person will eat more than 40 tons of food.
Apple seeds have the potential to cause death because they contain 0.6% cyanide.
People who feel guilty for a long time can damage their own immune system.
Eating gum often can damage the human brain.
Honey is the only food product that is durable and long lasting, and can even be consumed after thousands of years.
Women have twice as many pain receptors as men. But unique, women tend to be more able to withstand pain.
Pirates wear a patch so that the eye can immediately adapt to the bright light on the upper and dark decks on the lower deck.
You burn more calories when you are upset and your face frowns, than when you smile!
Before the 1950s, smoking was legalized and considered healthy!
About 2/3 of the population on earth has never seen real snow.
Blonde beards grow faster than black beards.
6 biggest countries make upto 40% of the land.
80% of mankind lives on under US$10 every day.
The normal American spends more than 5 months of his life on the telephone.
A constant flow of minor achievements makes you more happy with your life than a couple of significant achievements.
Smiling is a natural instinct. Babies who were born blind also smile, even though they have never seen anyone smile.
It’s not just human babies who suck thumbs. Baby elephants suck their trunks too.
Women bleed for 4 years of their life due to menstruation.
The total surface area of a pair of human lungs is the same as that of a tennis court.
Laughing for 15 minutes can burn fat up to 50 calories.
If there was no atmosphere, the sky would look black to us.
Singing during a shower can reduce stress and increase immunity.
Hugging loved ones can reduce stress levels, blood pressure, offspring, and increase brain memory.
If a lie is told repeatedly, most people will believe it.
Confined imprisonment is a mental torture because socializing is one of the primary needs of a person.
On an average skin replaces itself over 900 times.
Snakes are capable of predicting earthquakes.
There are some people who have a fear of happiness, it is known as cherophobia.
There is a breed of goats known as billy goat that pees on its own head.
Philophobia is the fear of attachments and emotions.
The more you cuss, the more honest you are
Ghenghis Khan has a record of killing 1,748,000 people in just 1 hour.
#Only 10% of the world’s population lives in the southern hemisphere.
60% of the world’s population lives in Asia
An average person produces about 432 liters of saliva in a year.
An average person 3 months of their life sitting on the toilet seat.
183,755,600 is the number of steps an average person takes in their lifetime.
Otters sleep while holding their hands so that they don’t drift away from one another.
A tortoise named Diego is father to 800 offsprings.
The heart rate of an athlete is about as low as 40 beats per minute. The heart rate of an average human is 72 beats per minute.
Laughing can increase activity of your immune system thereby preventing tumour cells and pathogens from growing in your body.
When kept captive, some female koalas behave homosexually.
New born babies do not produce tears until they reach the age of 6-8 months.
The vast majority can get by for up to 2 months without eating, yet individuals can just satisfy 11 days without dozing.
Ladies spend about one year of their lives choosing what to wear.
People spend 33% of their life dozing. That is around 25 years.
On an average, a person walks 75,000 miles (120,000 KM) in their lifetime.
World’s least religious countries are also the world’s happiest countries.
Happiness and stress, both are contagious. Surrounding yourself with happy people will also make you happy.
The world’s most poisonous plant is Gimpy Gimpy. It is found in Australia. Merely touching it is so painful that it has led many animals as well as humans kill themselves. The pain is described as a mixture of an acid burn and electric shock.
There are more than 50,000 people in Japan who are older than 100 years.
In Russia, there is a trend to buy ambulances to make their way into traffic.
Apples, Onions, and Potatoes taste the same. It’s their smell that makes us sense them differently.
Smelling something reminds you of old memories because both sense of smell and emotions are processed by the same part of the brain.
Some people get smell hallucinations, this weird phenomenon is called Phantosmia.