15 Enchanting Facts | Amazing Facts 4U
- Amazing Fact is domain names were free until 1995.
- Amazingly 8th January 1836 is the last day in history that the USA had no national debt.
- Once the Queen bee is deemed to be unfit to serve due to old age or disease, worker bees cluster tightly around her body until she dies from overheating. This process is known as “cuddle death.”
- Elephants are so amazingly afraid of bees that the mere sound of buzzing is enough to make an entire herd flee. They have even developed a special rumble just to warn each other if bees are nearby.
- Vitamins are so called because they are “VITal AMINeS” for your body.
- The German army in fact has over a thousand troops in the US, with a headquarters outside Washington DC.
- There is a parasitic worm in grasshoppers that after growing to maturity, makes the grasshoppers seek water and drown themselves to return the parasite to water.
- Amazing fact is in 4 out of 10 of the UK’s largest airports, its cheaper to park a light aircraft for 24 hours than to park your car.
- Frank Hayes was a jockey, who in 1923 suffered a fatal heart attack in the midst of a race at Belmont Park in New York. His horse finished and won the race with his lifeless body still atop, making him the first, and thus far, only, jockey to win a race after death.
- Amazing fact is 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years.
- A 1997, comedy movie by the name of “Trojan War” made just $309 in ticket sales. It was made with a budget of $15 million.
- Each Oscar Award loser receives a consolation bag of goodies. It’s amazing that last award “goodie bag” was worth $48,000.
- Vincent van Gogh used to put candles in his hat, so he could paint at night. He walked ridiculously fast and never once signed his paintings “Van Gogh”.
- In 1970, there were roughly half as many people in the world as there are now.
- Amazing fact is a young entrepreneur secretly lived in AOL’s HQ for two months, eating free food, using gym & showers, sleeping in conference rooms while working on his start-up. Everyone assumed he worked there.
By Amazing Facts 4U Team