Mind Blowing Facts of the Day list#14

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1) Switzerland is considering giving its citizens a yearly income simply for being alive. – Source

2) Hans Island is a disputed territory between Canada and Denmark. When the Danish visit, they leave a bottle of Schnapps for the Canadians. When the Canadians visit, they leave a bottle of Canadian Club for the Danish. – Source

3) Perfectionism can be a curse that often leads to depression. According to psychologists, perfectionists may have unrealistic views about failure and are overly critical of themselves, which has a very negative impact on daily life. – Source

4) On almost all of his albums, Lenny Kravitz not only sang his songs, but did everything else: played the guitar, bass, drums, percussions and produced them all himself. – Source

5) Netflix has over 20 million subscribers in China. Netflix isn’t in China. – Source

6) A man named Armand Hammer coincidentally ended up on the board of directors for Arm & Hammer. – Source

7) There is a plant that is able to simultaneously produce both tomatoes and potatoes, cleverly named the “Ketchup ‘n’ Fries” plant. – Source

8) A goat was once arrested in Nigeria after vigilantes claimed it was an armed robber who turned himself into a goat with black magic. – Source

9) There is a fish that causes hallucinations when eaten. – Source

10) Eminem’s song ‘Rap God’ is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the most words in a song (1,560 words in 6:04 minutes at an average of 4.28 words per second).  – Source

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