31 Amazing Quick Random Facts For When You’re Bored | Random List #143

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26Honey bees

Honey bees are the first insect known to grasp the concept of zero. A study shows that honeybees can learn and apply the concepts of greater than and less than to interpret a blank stimulus as representing the conceptual number of zero and place zero in relation to other numerical values.


27. White chocolate is white because it doesn't contain cocoa solids. Instead, it is made from cocoa butter (the fatty part). As a result, more yellowy white chocolate is actually of better quality than fully white chocolate.


28. The only head coach in Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball history to have a losing record during their time at Kansas was James Naismith, who was the inventor of basketball.


29. During the Tumu crisis of 1449, a mongol army of 20,000 soldiers wiped out a force of 500,000 Chinese imperial soldiers in one single battle. At that time, it was about the entire population of the Kingdom of Scotland.


30. A Catholic priest named Maximilian Kolbe during World War 2 was taken to Auschwitz where he later took the place of a stranger. Kolbe was starved for two weeks and then killed by an injection of carbolic acid.


31Aretha Franklin

American singer Aretha Franklin was the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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