17 favourite mind-blowing but simple facts
You can always see your own nose, but your brain learns to filter it out.
It rains diamonds on Neptune.
In Switzerland, it’s illegal to own just one guinea pig; if you have any, you have to have at least two. They get lonely!
The tin can was invented in 1810 by Peter Durand. The can opener was not invented until 1858. For the 48 years in between people used chisels and hammers to open cans.
The dot above an i and a j is called a tittle.
When elephants see humans, their brains react in a way that is similar to the way human brains react to seeing puppies and kittens etc. Elephants think we are cute.
cloverUTY had this maths fact.
Every odd number in the universe has an E in it.
And now, you’re thinking of all the odd numbers to see if it’s true.