There are so many things in the world that we don’t understand! For example, is a bear genetically closer to a hyena or a dog? How many escalators are there in Wyoming? In order to always know everything, Reddit users collect and share these interesting facts. Sometimes, we don’t even believe that everything they say is true.
Magicorama has collected 14 of the most interesting facts to share with you.
Scientists claim that all the pyramids were built between the 26th century and the 23rd century BC. Mammoths appeared around 1.6 million years ago and went completely extinct only in the 10th century BC. This means that while Cheops was happy about a new pyramid that was being named after him, somewhere thousands of miles away huge animals were scaring our ancestors.
This state is in 10th place in the list of the biggest US states and there are about 560 thousand people who live there. The only 2 escalators in the entire state are in the city of Casper. There were rumors that another escalator was supposed to be built at a local airport, but that building has only one floor, so it’s not needed.
Scientists found out that dogs and bears have the same ancestors. And hyenas are cat-like animals that have nothing to do with bears.
According to the American Library Association, there are 119,847 libraries in the US. And there are only 36 thousand McDonald’s restaurants in the entire world.
This number was invented by American mathematician Edward Kasner. It equals 10 in Googol power (1 and 100 zeros after it). The number of particles in the entire Universe is estimated to be “just” 10 to the power of 81.
There are 80,658,175,170,943,878,571,660,636,856,403,766,975,289,505,440,883,277,824,000,000,000,000 possible combinations of 52 cards in the deck. This is why the chances of repeating the same combination twice are incredibly low.
The scientists from the University of Bristol came to this conclusion. In their study, they found out that this fact is true for 99.994% of Koreans. This is why it can be really challenging to find deodorant in Korea.