There are places, people, animals, and historical events across the world and time itself that seem so surreal. Then again, things rarely go according to plan. But these facts will totally blow your mind. In fact, they’re so out there, you might want to consider adding these to your trivia night. So, if you’re bored, sit tight, and get ready to learn more about the world we live in.
Turtles Yack Before They Crack
Even before they hatch, turtles sync up their maturation process by talking to each other. According to the University of Western Sydney, they do this so they all hatch at the same time before a predator walks up and makes a wayward hatchling its next meal.
Some Animals See UV
You might not be able to see UV rays, but some species, like bees, birds, reptiles, and even deer actually can. Apparently, this is because UV light has shorter wavelengths than conventional light, and their pupils are able to pick up on that in ways humans just can’t. Bummer!
London Loves Indian Food
The UK has 15,000 Indian restaurants, and they are considered one of the largest money-makers in the entire country. Not only does this lucrative industry rake in $5 billion a year, but it also provides employment to about 70,000 people.
Lee Harvey’s Funeral Was Sad
Reporters showed up to Lee Harvey Oswald’s funeral, and they were the only ones who did. That’s because he had shot and killed John F. Kennedy, so you can imagine that no tears were shed for him. Sadly, the reporters also had to be pallbearers, too.