Interesting facts about interesting things (10 photos)
Next you will find some very interesting facts about completely different things. In 1951, a researcher discovered something truly amazing: African American cell named Henrietta Lacks died of cancer in 1951, may stay alive indefinitely, and even multiply. Currently it is grown 20 tons of its “immortal” cells.
Leather for car interiors Bugatti Veyrons excrete from the skin of cows, specially grown in the mountains of Austria, because that is where conditions are ideal for this – no barbed wire and mosquitoes. As a result, the skin is almost flawless.
Three years after the sinking of the Titanic sinking ship called Eastland. The tragedy occurred because of the fact that the new law required the presence of a larger number of lifeboats on board. As a result, Eastland appeared overwhelmed, went to the bottom and 800 passengers were killed.
Walking speed of a person depends on the satellite: a man slows down 7% next to a woman that he is interested in; coming together women adapt to the pace of the slowest; a man in the company of male friends tends to go a little faster than others prefer.
Pedro Lopez, nicknamed “Monster of the Andes” killed more than 300 young girls in South America and is considered the most bloody maniac XX century. In 1998, he was released from prison, and his current whereabouts nobody knows.
Sitting by the fire cause much more harm to health than smoking cigarettes. Studies show that the smoke from burning wood 30 times more carcinogens than tobacco smoke.
In 1976, in one of the California theme parks it was found the mummified body of a certain Elmer Makkurdi. This man was shot dead in 1911, his body covered with a layer of wax and used as a dummy “hanged.” At some point, the “dummy” fallen off the hand and on-site demolition, to everyone’s horror, seemed human tissue and bone.
Light of the North Star, which we see now was emitted in 1962.
Serial killers are like bees. They commit crimes close to home, but far enough away to neighbors suspected nothing. Bees collect nectar and around their hives, but not so close that predators could find them. Experts studied the behavior of bees and found the algorithms that are now using the police to catch the killers.
47-year-old Englishwoman Michelle Philpotts for two decades living in “Groundhog Day.” As a result of two serious road accidents, it lost the ability to form new memories. Every morning she wakes up with confidence that the yard in 1994.