• Loud noise distorts our vision. This is why we often turn the music in our headphones down when looking for something far away.
  • Due to the high amount of mercury in Lake Michigan, more than 40% of the fish are born autistic and do not survive their first year.
  • A bite is taken out of the Apple logo to provide scale, so that the apple wouldn't be mistaken for a cherry.
  • In 1939, The New York Times predicted that television would fail because people wouldn't have time to stop and stare at a screen.
  • People don't sneeze in their sleep because the nerves that control sneezing are also resting.
  • A hummingbird's heart beats up to 1,260 times per minute.
  • Lake Hillier in Australia is bright pink in colour and scientists aren't sure about the reason for this unique phenomenon.
  • The word 'mortgage' comes from a French word that means "pledge to the death".
  • The world's longest recorded hangover lasted 4 weeks after a Scotsman drank 60 pints of beer.
  • 59% of men and 69% of women report losing interest in someone they were attracted to after a bad first kiss.