10 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Our Amazing World


Here are 10 interesting facts that will amaze you today. There is so much we can still discover about our fascinating world.

1. This Bible stopped a bullet and saved a soldier’s life.

Interesting fact: A Bible stops bullet and saves soldier's life in WWI.
Photo: neonroli47 Via Reddit

The text under the interesting WWI photo reads: “This testament saved the life of PTE. W. Hacket 1st WOR Reg’t at Armentieres Aug 20, 1915, now in 2nd Gen Eastern Hospital Dyke Rd Brighton. Bullet passing through outer cover and all the leaves and stopped at the last page”.

2. This is a skeleton of a King Cobra.

Interesting fact: skeleton of a king cobra.
Photo: Porky Pain Via Reddit

Such an interesting creature, so majestic and beautiful. It’s just perfect.

3. AI reconstruction of what Pharaoh Ramses II may have looked like.

Pharaoh Ramses II
Photo: xszbf Via Reddit

It’s so interesting what we’re able to do using today’s advanced technology. Scientists have used Artificial Intelligence to reconstruct the image of what Pharaoh Ramses II may have looked like, based on his facial features.

4. This is a swimming pool with wheelchair access:

Interesting fact: swimming pool wheelchair access for disabled people
Photo: Paul0416 Via Reddit

This swimming pool has a ramp for wheelchair access. I love this! I think all swimming pools should be wheelchair friendly, so everyone can enjoy them, the disabled, too!

5. And speaking of Pharaoh Ramses II, this is his passport:

Interesting fact: Pharaoh Ramses II passport
Photo: dhull442 Via Reddit

Here’s something interesting I bet you didn’t know: In 1974, the mummy of Pharaoh Ramses II was flown to Paris for preservation work. The French law required every person, living or dead, to have a valid passport to fly. Therefore, the Egyptians issued a passport to Pharaoh, 3000 years after he died. With a photo and everything.

6. Researchers have just discovered a perfectly-preserved cave bear in Arctic Russia.

Interesting fact: 2020 cave bear perfectly preserved Russia
Photo: gibgod Via Reddit

This perfectly preserved adult cave bear has just been unearthed in Yakutia, Arctic Russia. It was found by reindeer herders and scientists estimate it to be between 22,000 and 39,500 years old. Its nose, teeth, and internal organs are still intact. Can you believe it? This cave bear has been dead for more than 20,000 years. This is such an important discovery!

7. This is one of the oldest tattoos ever found and it’s 2500 years old.

Interesting fact: 2500-year-old-tattoo Siberian Ice Maiden - Scythian deer
Photo: Adra1481 Via Reddit

This is one of the oldest tattoos ever found. It is a 2500-year-old tattoo of a Scythian deer on the mummy of the “Siberian Ice Maiden”. This is the mummy of a woman who lived in the 5th century BC, found in 1993 in the Republic of Altai, Russia.

8. Thomas Edison’s last breath is displayed at the Henry Ford Museum.

Interesting fact: Thomas Edison last breath Henry Ford
Photo: TheMerich Via Reddit

Now that’s an odd gift for a friend, but OK. As you can read on the note above, the two were friends. Edison’s son sealed his father’s last breath inside this tube and sent it to Henry Ford. It is now displayed at the Henry Ford Museum, in Dearborn, Michigan, USA.

9. This is how drugs affect a spider’s ability to build a web.

Interesting fact: NASA experiment drugs spiders web
Photo: SadraBehnam Via Reddit

The study was conducted by the scientists at NASA in 1995, and found that “The more toxic the chemical, the more deformed a web looks in comparison with a normal web.”

10. In Norway, there is a Seed Vault.

Interesting fact: Norway Svalbard Global Seed Vault private bank of seed international
Photo: CAMROC23 Via Reddit

This is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a private bank of international seeds. Located in the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, the vault safely holds about 1 million seeds from around the world, just in case of a global catastrophe.

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