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The pineapple starts out as a multi-fruit by producing up to 200 flowers. The flowers turn into interlocking spirals of berries and attach to the stem. They are typically arranged in a 8 by 13 matrix, both numbers being part of the Fibonacci sequence.
There are over 100 flavors of ice cream in the world, from cookie dough to bacon. The best selling, accounting for about 1/3 of all ice cream sold is vanilla flavored.
In most of Europe and United States a black cat crossing your path is considered a bad omen, while in Japan, Australia and UK it's considered good luck.
Found off the coast of Brazil, Snake Island is one of the deadliest places on earth. On average there is a snake every 3 square feet (one per square meter), which is around 430,000 snakes!
The highest permanent settlement in the world is the city of La Rinconada, Peru located at 16,700 ft (5100 m) above sea level. It's inhabited by 50,000 brave souls who illegally mine the mountain for gold.
The planet Venus is the only planet named after a female; it was named after the Roman goddess of love. It is so similar in size, weight and composition that it is sometimes called the Earth's twin.
Charles Osborne of America hiccuped for 68 years in a row, setting the world record. Just one year before he passed away at 91 years old, his hiccups stopped.
Bruce Campbell a former electrical engineer at Boeing retired in a used Boeing 727. He believes "Jetliners can, and should, be transformed into wonderful homes."
The world's longest living known spider died in 2018 at the age of 43 in Australia. She lived in the same burrow her entire life.
The worlds biggest spider, the Goliath bird eater can grow as big as 4.7 inches (12 cm), and weigh 6.2oz (175g). They have been spotted eating snakes, rodents and even small birds.
All the gold that has been mined in the world adds up to about four Olympic sized swimming pools.
Chopping up onions activates a chemical reaction that releases sulfur gas. Water in the human eye reacts with sulfur gas to create sulfuric acid. Although the amount of acid is very small, it's enough to cause a burning sensation in the eye.
93 percent of all water on board the International Space Station is recycled. NASA has even installed a high tech water filter that turns urine into water. The US astronauts drink it, but the Russian astronauts refuse, although they don't mind handing over their urine to the Americans.
The International Space Station travels 253 miles (408km) above the earth at 17,100 (27,519km/h) miles per hour and completes a full circle of the earth every 90 minutes. Astronauts on board get to see a sunrise and sunset 16 times each day.
The American space shuttle is the most complex machine ever built. It is made up of 2.5 million parts and it's engines produced 44 million horsepower on takeoff. The space shuttle program closed on July 21, 2011, after having brought 3 millions pounds of cargo into space.
The Bibhorr formula is a new mathematical formula to calculate the angles of a right angle triangle without using Sine and Cosine functions. Once the length of all sides are known, the numbers are simply plugged into the formula which results in the angle that is opposite to the middle sized side. The formula is: 90*(Longest Side + Medium Side - Shortest Side)^2 / (Medium Side)^2 + 1.5*(Longest Side)*(Longest Side + Medium Side - Shortest Side)