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37 Amazing and Unknown Facts about Man made things | Amazing Facts 4U

  1. The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.
  2. The second hand on an authentic Rolex watch amazingly doesn’t tick, it moves very smoothly. Fake can thus be identified.
  3. The ice cream cone was originally a way to hold flowers, not ice cream!
  4. A McDonald’s straw will hold 7.7 ml, or just over one-and-a-half teaspoons of whatever you are drinking
  5. Mens shirts have the buttons on the right but women’s shirts have the buttons on the left.
  6. Amazing fact is that at the turn of the century, most light bulbs were hand-blown, and the cost of one was equivalent to half a day’s pay for the average U.S. worker.
  7. Amazingly “A” is the only vowel that is not on the top row of the keyboard.
  8. Wearing sunglasses increases the risk of getting sunburned.
  9. Amazingly the numbers on a roulette wheel always adds up to 666.
  10. A wallet has been made that only opens to the owner’s fingerprint. This wallet has a bluetooth alarm. If your wallet moves more than 5 meters from your cell phone, an alarm will go off.
  11. Amazing fact is that the world’s smallest guitar is the size of a red blood cell made out of crystallized silicone ! This guitar is only ten micrometers long! The guitar has six strings, and each string is only about one hundred atoms thick.
  12. Before “SOS” was adopted, the universal distress signal was “CQD. Fact is “SOS” was chosen due to their unmistakable nature within Morse code for these letters : three dots, three dashes, and three more dots in rapid succession.
  13. Amazingly an estimated 250,000 bullets were used per insurgent killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  14. Hanging coffins can be found in China, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Many of these coffins are hundreds, or even thousands of years old.
  15. A lightbulb manufactured in 1901 has been amazingly burning continuously ever since in Livermore, California, in a fire station. It has lit for nearly one million hours.
  16. Amazing fact is that up until 1850, there were no ‘left’ or ‘right shoes, both were identical!
  17. Fact is if you shuffle a deck of cards, chances are that the new order of playing cards has never existed before.
  18. acetwothreefourfivesixseveneightninetenjackqueenking. Count the letters of the names of cards in the deck. Amazingly they add upto 52 which is the same as number of cards.
  19. Amazing fact is that Bhutan has a stamp that can be played on a record player , the first ever CD-ROM postage stamp.
  20. Scotch Whisky’s odor is made up by using more than 300 chemical substances.
  21. Public phones are outdated due to cellular phones so the phone booths were converted to Aquariums in Osaka, Japan.
  22. Since 1945 , all British tanks come with tea making equipment.
  23. The chance that you will die on the way to buy your lottery ticket is greater than the chance of you winning the big prize in most lotteries.
  24. Getting Shot Is Only Fatal 5 Percent of the Time with timely medical help. People have survived with 20 bullet wounds. It is believed that shots to roughly 80 percent of targets on the body would not be fatal.
  25. You Have a 1 in 3 Chance of Surviving Getting Stabbed in the Heart.
  26. There is a company that makes amazing non reversing mirrors i.e. mirrors that show you exactly as you look to other people. Your right side becomes mirror’s left.
  27. A device has been developed that can kill mosquitos at the rate of 100 per sec. using infra red motion censuring and a blue laser costing $50.
  28. Drying your hands with a paper towel will decrease bacterial count in your hands by 50 % but drying with hand drier will amazingly increase the count by 250 % since it blows out bacteria to your hands from the environment.
  29. Amazing fact is that , 36 armed dolphins trained by US navy to attack terrorists are missing since 2005. They carry toxic dart guns capable of killing a man in a single shot.
  30. In 1955 someone dropped a 600 year old plaster statue of Buddha to discover that plaster was covering statue of solid Gold inside.
  31. In the victorian era , they had special tea cups that prevented your moustache from getting wet by tea.
  32. There are fridges full of free beer scattered throughout Europe that will amazingly only open for the Canadians.
  33. Workers at ground zero found an 18 th century ship underneath the World Trade Center rubble.
  34. There is remote control short cut to avoid trailers , title screens and warnings in DVDs. Just press STOP,STOP ,PLAY.
  35. Candles will burn longer and drip less if kept in a freezer few hours before use.
  36. There is a rain room in London which makes rain fall everywhere in the room except the place you are standing.
  37. The Ice cream that you see in Ice cream ads is often mashed potato as melting ice cream is not suitable.

By Amazing Facts 4U Team

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