Weird Facts

1. A strong jet stream can add or subtract microseconds from a day

2. Straight hair may seem easy to brush but it actually tangles more often than curly locks

3. For over 150 years, scientists have known that fires can be extinguished with sound waves, but they still don’t know how

4. By burning away all the pesky carbon and other impurities, coal power plants produce heaps of radiation

5. Often all you need to do is stick around to convince a baby animal that you are its mother

6. Snake oil really is a cure for what ails you, if that happens to be arthritis, heart disease or maybe even depression

7. Although sound cannot be heard in space, it can sometimes be seen

8. Missing sleep tonight may just boost your dreams tomorrow night

9. Hormones don’t necessarily make men violent, but they do cause them to seek social dominance

10. Antibacterial soaps and other cleaners may actually be aiding in the development of superbacteria.

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