Most Interesting Facts Ever 02

  • In 1889, the queen of italy, margherita savoy, ordered the first pizza delivery.
  • Although the bobcat is rarely seen, it is the most common wildcat in north america.
  • Gecko feet have millions of tiny hairs that stick to surfaces with a special chemical bond and let them climb walls and hang on by just one toe.
  • The term “astronaut” comes from greek words that mean “star” and “sailor.”
  • The nile crocodile can hold its breath underwater for up to two hours while waiting for prey.
  • Jellyfish, or jellies as scientists call them, are not fish. They have no brain, no heart, and no bones.
  • Scientists say that the best time to take a nap is between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. because that’s when a dip in body temperature makes us feel sleepy.
  • Hummingbirds’ wings can beat up to 200 times a second.
  • There are more than 1200 water parks in north america.
  • Less than 1 percent of antarctica is ice-free.
  • The highest wave ever surfed was as tall as a 10-story building.
  • Some apples can weigh about as much as a half gallon of milk.
  • You lose about 50 to 100 hairs a day.
  • The world’s smallest fruit—a utricle—is the size of a small ant.