ODD/ INTERESTING FACTS

  1. Every person of European or Asian descent has DNA in which 1-2% of sequencing is the same as the DNA sequencing of a Neanderthal.
    If you put all of that DNA together, it is possible to create 40% of a neanderthal's genome (WHAT!!!!).
  2. There are 422 mg of potassium in a banana.
  3. Convergent evolution is occurring between dogs and humans.
  4. Yellow Stone National Park was formed millions of years ago from an explosion of magma. Due to the Earth's tectonic plates shifting, the next explosion is said to happen in Madison, Wisconsin within the next couple of thousands of years.
  5. Bananas and humans share 50% of DNA.
  6. Some lipsticks are made from whale sperm, fish scales, and/or beetle juice.
  7. A snail can sleep for three years.
    Envy: a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else's possessions, qualities, or luck.
  8. Intelligent people have higher amounts of zinc and copper in their hair.