If we haven’t convinced you yet that science is weirdly cool, get ready for us to knock your socks off. So, to start with, you might have read of really weird events in science or hilarious. Here are the top 15 cool science tidbits (not necessarily in this order) we’ve read on.
1)- A flea’s rate of acceleration while jumping is much, much higher than that of the space shuttle. (which tops out around 18.5 m/s^2. Now try comparing that to a flea’s 2250 m/s^2). However, it is applied over a much shorter distance with fleas.
2)- A cricket’s ears are found below its front knees.
3)- 18 mph is the speed limit for falling raindrops.
4)- Giraffes have the same amount of vertebrae in their necks as humans (7).
5)- Edinburgh University scientists have discovered a way to turn peanut butter into diamonds.
6)- Scientists found out that the chicken came first, and not the egg, since egg shell proteins can only be made by hens.
7)- Blowtorched Pepto-Bismol (do not try this at home) is actually metal.
8)- CAUTION– Do not read this one if you are squeamish:
~Fly larvae help wounds heal faster.
9)- If your stomach didn’t have a mucus lining, it would digest itself!
10)- On average, women speak 3.5 times as many words as men do.
11)- A sneeze has the wind speed of a category 4 hurricane.
12)- NASA’s perfect nap lasts 26 minutes.
13)- Anatidaephobia is the fear that somewhere in the world, a duck is watching you.
14)- Honey is the only food that contains all of the things needed to sustain life, like water, vitamins, and enzymes. (another reason bees are so cool).
15)- Most people yawn when they read the word “yawn” or “yawning”.
Now, you know how to blow your friends’ minds. Hope you enjoyed our top 15 science facts!
P.S. We would love for to you to share some really weird and cool science facts with us!!
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