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30 Amazing Facts From Around The World That You Won’t Believe Are True


1. In 1948, before Pakistan had the facilities, The Reserve Bank of India issued provisional notes for the Pakistani Rupee.

2. In 2011, a woman named Aimee Davison purchased a 'non visible' piece of art for $10,000.
She was promised an entire wing of the museum named in
her

honour & a title card with a description of the piece. The artwork in question was "Fresh Air".

3. In 2006, a woman lit matches in a flight to cover her fart smell. That forced an emergency landing.
She claimed she had 'a medical condition' that apparently involved flatulence.

4. Saddam Hussein was the author of a romantic novel called Zabiba and the King.

5. In Taiwan, there is a restaurant that serves food on miniature toilets.

6. Prince Charles & Prince William always travel in separate planes in case there is a crash, one needs to survive.

7. Las Vegas casinos have no clocks.

8. Everyday, 20 banks are robbed. The average amount stolen is ₹1,72,100.

9. Cockroaches were there 120 million years before dinosaurs roamed the earth.

10. As a kid, Adolf Hitler wanted to be a priest.

11. He also suffered from Ailurophobia, which is a fear of cats. Alexander the Great, Napoleon and Mussolini had the same phobia.

12. Global Warming helped settle a land dispute between India and Bangladesh. The area in question was New Moore, or South Talpatti. But the island drowned because of global warming in 2010.

13. Butterflies were originally called flutterflies.

14. Once, carrots were purple.

15. Millions of crabs migrate on the Christmas Islands towards the shore to mate and populate.

16. The 110-acre 'Snake Island' in Sao Paulo has 4,000 snakes. Which is one snake for every 6 square yards. It is one of the world's deadliest islands.

17. Worldwide, women earn US$18 trillion but spend US$28 trillion.

18. Charles Darwin ate almost every animal he discovered.

19. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.

 

20. However, it has less population than the small country of Bangladesh.

21. Sir Isaac Newton at the age of 19, threatened to burn his parents alive.

22. Two actors have died while playing Judas in live Biblical plays by accidentally hanging themselves for real during the death scene.

23. For every human, there are 1.6 million ants in the world.

24. However, the weight of all ants combined is almost equal to the weight of all humans combined.

25. The world's largest family stays in India. The husband has 39 wives and 94 children.

26. Amazon holds a patent on 1-click buying; Apple pays them licensing fees.

27. Microsoft has a patent, for opening a new window when you click a hyperlink. It expires in 2021.

28. Speaking of patents, Halliburton Company once tried to patent patenting.

29. Brad Pitt was banned from entering China for his role in the movie Seven Years in Tibet (1997).

30. A man planted 7,000 trees to make a guitar-shaped forest as the tribute to his wife.