241. There is a small pouch on otter’s body where they keep their favorite rock.
242. Indian women have 11% of world’s gold. It is more than the reserves of USA, IMF, Switzerland and Germany combined.
243. The only two countries who don’t have permission to sell Coca Cola are North Korea and Cuba.
244. India has more population than the whole western hemisphere’s countries combined.
245. Romans used to celebrate a festival called Saturnalia where slaves were treated as equals and the Romans even allowed the slaves to wear their master’s dresses.
246. Now this fact is really weird. In middle ages people used to consume more beer than water. It is because drinking beer was a healthier option than drinking polluted water.
247. Romans were really great. Once the Roman empire collapsed, the world lost the technology to make concrete for a thousand years.
248. Now this is creepy. In Ancient Rome people used Gladiator’s sweat as a skin beauty product. Not to blame Romans, moisturizers weren’t invented then.
249. Chinese used fingerprints for identification of people since 700 AD.
250. How creepy these ancient civilizations can get? In Ancient Egypt slaves were smeared with honey just to keep the flies away from the Pharaoh.
251. If you want to take a photo with the first ever camera, then get your popcorn because the camera will take 8 long hours to take a single shot.
252. Leonardo da Vinci was an ambidextrous genius. He could write with one hand and draw with the other hand simultaneously.
253. Scotland’s national animal is the Unicorn.
254. Global warming solved a land dispute between two countries. India and Bangladesh were headstrong about an island and thanks to global warming the island disappeared (got submerged completely) ending the dispute peacefully.
255. Guess what! There is high speed internet on the way to Mount Everest. Wish that was Oxygen!
256. During the 16th and 17th centuries red haired women were put to death in a horrific way because they mistook the redheads as witches.
257. There is a cup called Pythagorean cup which allows you to pour liquid to a certain limit only. If you pour extra, it simply spills the extra liquid out and maintains the limit.
258. NASA has two satellites that follow each other and measure the distance between themselves to observe any gravitational abnormalities. As one always follows the other, they are given a nickname “Tom and Jerry”.
259. We can actually tell the difference between hot water and cold water just by listening to it. A tea ad company studied whether people can identify if hot water is poured or cold water into the glasses, 96% of the people ended up telling the right answer.
260. Though Adolf Hitler is named a tyrant, he loved animals. He had a pet alligator named Saturn. It is still alive in Moscow zoo.