Awesome Facts

Awesome Facts
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  • It’s amazing that in Iceland, they have an app to detect whether or not your date is a relative, due to the country’s small population.
  • Amazing fact is that the decision to ground all planes in the U.S. on September 11th was made by one man, Ben Sliney, one of the FAA’s National Operations Managers. It’s amazing that it was his first day in that position.
  • Swiss researchers found that out of 37 million companies worldwide, 147 firms amazingly control about 40% of global wealth and 737 control 80%.
  • Amazing fact is that in 2005, Swedish millionaire, Johan Eliasch purchased a 400,000-acre plot of land in the Amazon rainforest from a logging company for the sole purpose of its preservation.
  • If an ant gets drunk, amazingly his fellow comrade will forcibly carry him back to the nest to sleep off the alcohol.
  • Amazing fact is that people of the Mongol empire never washed their clothes or themselves due to their belief that washing would pollute the water and anger the dragons that controlled the water cycle.
  • Only Two words in English contain all the Vowels in Order: ‘Facetiously’ and ‘Abstemiously’
  • Italy has a 13 foot tall sculpture of a middle finger in front of their stock exchange
  • Amazing fact and a very closely guarded secret for many, many years is that a number of American POW’s were held where the Hiroshima A-bomb was dropped.
  • A woman jumped off of the Eiffel Tower and landed on a car and survived, then later married the car’s owner.
  • Volkswagen owns some of the most prestigious car brands in the world, namely Porsche, Bentley, Bugatti, and Lamborghini.
  • Amazingly over 80% of the world’s eyewear manufacturer and retailer brands are owned and operated by Luxottica Group. This is the main reason why glasses are so expensive due to monopoly.
  • There is a beer pipeline laid in Germany.
  • 25% of the world’s gold reserves are reportedly held in a vault underneath the island of Manhattan USA.
  • There was supposed to be a Pinocchio film released in 1936, predating Disney’s Pinocchio by four years. It was the first Italian animated film, but for unknown reasons the film was never completed and it is considered lost.

By Amazing Facts 4U Team

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