Mind Blowing Facts of the Day list#28

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1) A man in China once had 9,999 red roses sewn into a dress for his girlfriend before asking for her hand in marriage. – Source

2) There is a Japanese town that looks exactly like Sweden and that celebrates Swedish traditions. Sweden Hills, Hokkaido. – Source

3) China Used More Concrete In 3 Years Than The U.S. Used In The Entire 20th Century. – Source

4) Being Cold Helps You Lose Weight. – Source



5) Stephen Hawking Says Humanity Won’t Survive Without Leaving Earth. In fact, human beings may have less than 200 years to figure out how to escape our planet. – Source

6) There was a cable network called The Puppy Channel. All it did for three years was broadcast footage of puppies playing. – Source

7) Penguins’ legs are longer than they look and they actually have knees. – Source

8) Guinness brewery supported all of it’s employees who chose to fight in WW1. They were paid half of their wages while away, and their jobs were guaranteed upon their return. The brewery also sent them care packages containing chocolate and condensed milk.  – Source

9) King Gustav III of Sweden commissioned an experiment to prove coffee was poisonous. Overseen by two doctors, a prisoner was forced to drink three pots of coffee a day until he died. Both doctors and the King died before the prisoner. Source

10) In Thailand, police officers who misbehave or break the law are forced to wear Hello Kitty armbands. – Source

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