AMAZING FACTS FOR PEOPLE WHO LIKE AMAZING FACTS

Use these at parties.
  1. Thirty-five percent of people are born without wisdom teeth.
  2. As we continue to evolve, scientists believe that fewer and fewer humans will be born with wisdom teeth ...
  3. ... or appendixes ...
  4. ... or even little toes!
  5. India’s Dahala Khagrabari is the world’s only third-order enclave.
  6. It’s a patch of India inside a patch of Bangladesh, which is inside a patch of India—all of which is surrounded by Bangladesh.
  7. The light emitted by 200,000 galaxies makes our universe a shade of beige.
  8. Scientists at Johns Hopkins University christened the color “cosmic latte.”
  9. If you open your eyes in a pitch-black room, the color you’ll see is called "eigengrau."
  10. Where do baby carrots come from? Ugly carrots.
  11. When a California farmer realized he was discarding 400 tons of carrots a day because they were too bent to be sold, he gave his harvest a makeover and shaved them down to snackable nubs.
  12. Today, baby carrots are a $1 billion business.
  13. Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are was initially pitched as Where the Wild Horses Are.
  14. His editor loved the title, but Sendak couldn’t draw horses.
  15. The wild things he ended up drawing are caricatures of his relatives.
  16. Swiss designers are working on a milk carton that changes color as its contents nears expiration.
  17. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.
  18. In 2006, an Australian man tried to sell New Zealand on eBay. The price rose to $3,000 before eBay shut it down.
  19. Nobel Prize winner Niels Bohr was given a perpetual supply of beer piped into his house.
  20. Google's founders were willing to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999—but Excite turned them down.
  21. Tsutomu Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima for work when the first A-bomb hit, made it home to Nagasaki for the second, and lived to be 93.
  22. A 2009 search for the Loch Ness Monster came up empty.
  23. Scientists did find over 100,000 golf balls.
  24. E.B. White of Charlotte's Web fame is the "White" of Strunk and White, who wrote The Elements of Style.
  25. Wendy's founder Dave Thomas dropped out of high school but picked up his GED in 1993.
  26. His GED class voted him Most Likely to Succeed.