Topic 39: Twenty Six Distrubing Facts

1. There is about 33-55 active serial killers in the United States at the moment

2. 75% of new infectious diseases come from wildlife

3. Average people forget 60% of their day in 24 hours

4. There is no such thing as a baby carrot, they are little carrots cut of out bigger carrots that are cut out because the bigger carrots are too big and bulky to be sold

5. MacDonald’s sells about 75 hamburgers every second

6. Coconut water can be used as blood plasma

7. Ice blocks were invented by a 11 year old in 1902

8. Cucumber is 96% water

9. One of the most popular pizza topping in Brazil is green peas

10. In some places chocolate is used as currency

11. Tokyo has an amusement park that offers horse skin flavoured ice cream

12. The Romans used crushed mouse brains as toothpaste

13. FDA regulations allow 10 insects and 35 fruit fly eggs per 8 oz. of raisins

14. Butterflies have been known to drink blood

15. Your feet can sweat but to 20 Litres of fluid per day

20. The chance of dying on your way to buy a lottery ticket his more than actually winning the lotto

21. 15% of the air you breathe in an average train station is human skin

22. There are over 200 corpses on Mount Everest and they are used as way points for climbers

23.  Jellybeans are covered in shellac, which is made from bug excretions

24. Meat is treated with carbon monoxide to make it look fresh

25.  Some of the meat you buy at the store come from sick animals

26. Your bread may have an ingredient that comes from human hair

” Do not disturb me, I am disturbed enough already” -Anonyms

Bibliography:

http://memolition.com/2013/10/13/facts-that-will-keep-you-up-at-night/

http://list25.com/25-extremely-disturbing-facts-you-wish-you-didnt-know/

http://www.babble.com/best-recipes/20-gross-disturbing-food-facts-youll-wish-you-didnt-know/

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