Amazing Facts Every Kid Should Know

Delicious Food Facts

  • The world’s longest French fry is 34-inches long.
  • Garlic bulbs are full of Vitamin C, iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc and more. It also has 17 amino acids.
  • On the South Atlantic island of Tristan da Cunha, potatoes were once used as currency.
  • The strawberry is the only fruit that bears seeds on the outside.
  • The double coconut palm produced the biggest seed in the world: 45 pounds.
  • Ice cream was once called “cream ice.”
  • Peanuts aren’t nuts! (They’re legumes.)
  • Carrots weren’t always orange: they were once exclusively purple.
  • Cherries are a member of the rose family (Rosaceae) as are quince, pears, plums, apples, peaches and raspberries!
  • Apples float because they are one-quarter air!

Crazy Cool Facts about the Human Body

  • The nose can detect a trillion smells!
  • One-quarter of your bones are in your feet.
  • Human teeth are as strong as shark teeth!
  • Your blood is as salty as the ocean.
  • Not only does everyone have unique fingerprints, but humans also have unique tongue-prints!
  • The average brain weighs about three pounds. A newborn brain weighs about 3/4 of a pound. Your nose and ears never stop growing.
  • A human body contains almost 100 trillion cells.
  • Eyelashes live for about 150 days before falling out.

Incredible Facts about the Weather

  • Some tornadoes can be faster than Formula One race cars! There are 2,000 thunderstorms on Earth every minute. T
  • he wind is silent until it blows against something.
  • There are ice caves in Iceland that have hot springs.
  • The fastest recorded raindrop was 18 mph!
  • Clouds look white because they are reflecting sunlight from above them.
  • Rain contains vitamin B12.
  • A bolt of lightning is five times hotter than the sun.

Wild Facts about Animals

  • Many people believe that early mermaid sightings can be attributed to dehydration + manatees.
  • Only half of the dolphin’s brain goes to sleep when asleep and the other half stays awake.
  • Other than humans, emperor penguins are the only warm-blooded animal to stay on Antarctica for the winter.
  • The biggest fossil of a spider was found in China. It is one-inch long and 165 million years old.The largest living animal is the blue whale, which can measure as much as 100 feet.
  • Nearly 10 percent of all of a cat’s bones are in its tail.
  • In the winter time reindeer grow their facial hair long enough to cover their mouths, which protects their muzzles when grazing in the snow. Beard-os!
  • While pandas sometimes eat fish or small animals, 99% of their diet is bamboo. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.