30 Unexpected Facts That Shook Our World

Did you know that leeches have more than 1, 2 or even 10 brains? Did you know the tongue is actually in a different position in the mouth than we imagine? Can you guess why shoelaces on sneakers often untie? Prepare to be amazed because the answers to these burning questions can be quite unexpected.

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A leech actually has 32 brains.

Deaf people who have schizophrenia don’t hear voices in their heads; they see hands that “speak” sign language.

Most people don’t notice that when they don’t use their tongue, it’s actually closer to the upper palate than the lower one.

Hans Island, situated in the Arctic Ocean, is fought over by Canada and Denmark. Once per several months, troops from both sides come to the island and place the flag of their country on it, leaving a couple of bottles of alcohol. People from Denmark leave schnapps and Canadians leave whiskey. The troops remove the flag of the opposing country and replace it with their own. After that, they drink the alcohol the opposing country left and leave their own bottles.

The biggest time period between the birth of twins is 87 days.

In Ancient Rome, rich people had feasts with a special meal: a chicken inside a duck inside a goose, placed inside a pig that was inside a cow.

If a tooth was removed or lost in a fight along with its root, it can be placed right back and will heal.

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