• 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.
  • The longest Tennis point ever played lasted for 29 minutes and 643 shots between Vicki Nelson and Jean Hepner, ranked ranked 93 and 172 respectively. Played on September 24, 1984 it holds the record of being the longest point played in a professional tennis match.
    The match itself lasted 6 hours and 31 minutes and holds the record for being the longest match completed on the same day.
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