15 shocking facts about the world you must know!

Mar 20, 2016

In school, teachers emphasize on our general knowledge along with our academic course. But still there is too much to learn about this world, and there is always room to improve your GK. Here these 15 facts will definitely increase your knowledge about this world, and you may find them a little bit weird. Read on.

1. The ruler of Egypt wanted to build a dam in place of Pyramids in 1800s. But a French engineer stopped him from destroying them because they would have to spend too much money.

The ruler of Egypt wanted to build a dam in place of Pyramids in 1800s. But a French engineer stopped him from destroying them because they would have to spend too much money.

2. The lighting hits the Earth’s surface about 100 times in one second, and almost 2000 people die every year because of it.

The lighting hits the Earth’s surface about 100 times in one second, and almost 2000 people die every year because of it.
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3. According to John Harvey Kellogg, Corn Flakes would help to end masturbation. Moreover, he thought that knuckle shuffle can cause epilepsy, tuberculosis, blindness, and insanity.

4. The more beer you drink, the more you become attractive to mosquitoes. Only 12 ounces of drink can invite more mosquitoes towards you.

5. When you hold coins, a chemical in your body reacts with iron/copper you are holding and creates a metallic smell coming out from your own body.

When you hold coins, a chemical in your body reacts with iron/copper you are holding and creates a metallic smell coming out from your own body.
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