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1865 Canned Food, Still Safe to Eat
In 1974, canned food from a boat that sank in 1865 was tested by chemists and was found to be still safe to eat.
Derinkuyu Underground City
In 1963, a man found a mysterious room behind a wall in his home that lead to a huge underground city that once housed up to 20,000 people, complete with schools, livestock pens, and food stores, dating back over a millennium.
Daizi Zheng, a Chinese designer, made a Coca-Cola powered cell phone. She designed a battery that uses enzymes to generate electricity from the carbs.
When you wake up with a jolt, it's called a Hypnic Jerk. This usually happens during the lightest stages of sleep, and can happen as a natural reaction when you fall asleep in a car or airplane.
A robotic fsh created by researchers at NYU-Poly was left to interact with normal fish. It was accepted by them and soon guided them as a leader.
1054 AD Supernova
In the year 1054 AD, there was an explosion in the sky so bright that it was visible for 23 days straight, even during the day.
Sperm Made Every Heartbeat
The human testicles can produce 1,500 sperm during every heartbeat.
Moustache Tea Cups
In the Victorian era, they had special tea cups that protected your moustache from getting dunked in your tea.