25 Brand New Facts That Will Tickle Your Brain.
You can’t be an expert in everything. Even the super genius like theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, and thespian Anthony Hopkins are respected and accomplished individuals in their field.
They do not claim to know everything, they stay in their lane. Still, the world is full of fascinating information from nature, science, and historical facts. Since we can’t all know everything, the best alternative is to know a little bit of here and there.
To help you achieve your status of the go-to person for facts, here are 25 fascinating bits of information to get you started. You won’t be called the next Mr. Hawking, but you will garner admiration and envy all at once. #14 will make you realize you have more in common with the ancient world than you realized.
#1. Former president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez had his own TV show that aired every Sunday from 1992 to 2012.
The length of the broadcast varied every week but it usually lasted from 11:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
#2. In the last 45 years the suicide rate globally has increased by 60% among those aged 15 to 44 years old.
#3. The human brain has decreased in size by 10% in comparison to 20,000 years ago.
Scientists have two theories as to why this is happening. One, yes humans are getting dumber or two, we are more efficient, quicker thinkers.
#4. Helen Duncan was the last English woman convicted for witchcraft in 1944.
#5. The name Philip may sound royal but it's actually Greek Φιλιππος (Philippos), which traslates to "horse lover."
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