30 Facts That Will Make You Sound Really Smart… #7 Is A Bit Worrying.
Imagine yourself as a tiny speck in the middle of a city. That city is just one small part of a massive country, which is also one small part of the globe. The earth is a mere speck relative to the rest of the universe, and who knows what else is out there beyond that.
That being said, there's of odd stuff happening in our towns, cities, countries, world, and universe at any given time.
Below are 30 bizarre facts about life and existence as we know it. Some of these might be familiar to you, while others just might blow your mind. Just remember, you're merely a little speck in a whole universe of awesome strangeness. Time to get weird.
#1. It costs the U.S. government 1.8 cents to mint a penny and 9.4 cents to mint a nickel.
#2. This is the very first Instagram photo. It was taken in 2010 by founder Kevin Systrom.
#3. In the fifties, Gold Medal Flour sacks were often recycled, the printed fabric used for clothing.
#4. Hangovers have a serious effect on the economy, due to how many adults miss work and earning capability. The cost? Over $148 billion dollars annually.
#5. Dutch authorities levied taxes from citizens based on the width of their houses.
#6. Almost half of all Americans do not put any money from their paychecks into savings.
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