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Weird but interesting facts of life

Some are funny facts and some will make you say WTF. But being inconvenient and not useless, all those facts will enrich your knowledge base and help you pass through.

The anechoic chambers are the quietest places on Earth and have background noises measured in negative decibels. After a few minutes in chambers, you can hear your heartbeat and blood circulating in your ears and could experience troubles with orienting or even standing.

Although people live longer on average, the maximum age of humans hasn't increased in 30 years. This had led scientists to conclude that no matter how much medicine advances, the natural limit to human life span will remain around 115.

The most common reason Japanese people wear face masks is to protect us from THEIR germs. Not from other people's.

You have a greater risk of mental illness if you are highly intelligent. A survey of the top 2% of Mensa members showed that their rates of depression, bipolar disorder, BPD, SAD were all higher than the national average. Scientists suspect that a highly active brain might also be high sensitive

Dogs tilt their head when we talk to them so they can see our facial expressions better, as their muzzle blocks out the lower half of our faces.

The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain practiced segregation until 2004, when the U.S. Justice Department forced them to stop.

Adopting puppies of the same litter is frowned upon because the puppies refuse to bond with the humans. Known as littermate syndrome.

Carrie Fisher got a copy of the Star Wars Holiday Special from George Lucas (in exchange for recording DVD commentary for Star Wars) and showed it at parties 'mainly at the end of the night when I want people to leave.'

On his last day at school, Sir Richard Branson's headmaster told him he would either end up in prison or become a millionaire. The man is now worth around $5.1 billion (as of November 2017 by Forbes)

Using a white flag as a ruse to approach and attack an enemy is considered a war crime according to the law of war.

Red Bull recommends that the drink should not be mixed with alcohol. It's even printed on the can.

When identical twins reproduce with identical twins the resulting children are genetically indistinguishable from full siblings

The first weight-loss surgery was to the king of Leon, Spain during the 10th century. His morbid obesity made him lose the throne so his grandmother escorted him to Cordoba where a doctor sewed his lips shut, his food only coming from a straw. He lost half his weight and reclaimed the throne.

The Dubai Government launched a scheme encouraging healthy living by offering a gram of gold for every kilo of weight lost.

Redheads experience more pain and require about 20% more anesthesia when going into surgery because a gene that influences their red hair color also influences pain receptors in the body.