7/ Horses can’t vomit
Instead, they get fatal colic. How better to pay more attention during meals!
8/ Dead people can still have orgasms
Incredible but true: by oxygenating the sacral nerve of a dead body, it can have an orgasm. One last hurrah?
9/ A day on Venus is longer than a year on Venus
Try and figure that one out! The explanation: it takes around 243 Earth days for Venus to turn fully on its axis, and only 225 days for it to make a full orbit of the sun….
10/ Whales once had paws and could walk
The ancestor of the whale was a four legged animal (an even-toed ungulate, or artiodactyla), perfectly adapted for running for kilometers on end. Modern day artiodactyla include cows, pigs, camels, giraffes and hippopotami.
11/ Canada has more lakes than all the rest of the world
Canada in fact has 31,190 lakes of over 3 kilometers squared, and even more smaller ones.
12/ There are no less than 61,000 people in the airspace above the USA at any given moment
Crowded planes fly all day long through the American skies. Incredible but true.