Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

15 Facts That Could Make You The Most Captivating Person In The Room.

There are a lot of facts floating around, which to a regular Joe are kind of useless. However, it's always nice to learn a few things about the world we live in, because you never know what facts might surprise us and be totally useful. Knowledge can make small talk or party games interesting as heck!

One Dollar

One Dollar

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Take the one dollar bill, for example. The design has remained the same since 1963, which makes it the oldest design still being used. In fact, The Federal Reserve and the Bureau of Engraving doesn't waste time with new security measures on the bill because it doesn't have a good return of investment on counterfeited bills.

You'll love this trivia fact if you're into card tricks.

Random Shuffling

Random Shuffling

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You make history when you shuffle a deck of cards, but it's not because you're a pro at shuffling. It's because there are countless ways that you can shuffle a 52-card deck. So, whenever you shuffle a deck, you're creating a random order that probably no one else has stumbled across before.

Did you know that spit is a great pain reliever?

Pain-Relieving Spit

Pain-Relieving Spit

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Human saliva contains a chemical called opiorphin. According to science, it's a far more effective painkiller than morphine. It works by activating enkephalins, natural opioids which are found in your spinal cord. The painkilling effect is believed to be stronger than morphine. Opiorphin prevents enkephalins from breaking down, resulting in a natural pain-killing effect.

The way things taste will change over time, so make sure to eat your favorite foods now before you get old.

Taste Won't Last Forever

Taste Won't Last Forever

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Like everything else in our bodies, taste buds will age. In fact, the number of taste buds on your tongue will diminish once you hit 40. By the time that you turn 60, you'll have lost more than half of your original taste buds. If that wasn't bad enough, your sense of smell will get worse too after you reach the age of 70.

Did you know that the world has colors you can't perceive?

Everyone Is Color Blind... Sort Of

Everyone Is Color Blind... Sort Of

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They're known as forbidden colors, and some mixtures like red-green or yellow-blue produce frequencies that make it impossible for our eyes to process. So, in essence, we can't see them. That's because every color frequency fires up or dampens different neurons, while other color frequencies cancel out the effect, pushing the color out of our perceptual range.

Your nose dozes off when you sleep.

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