15 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know

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  1. 1 billion snails are served in restaurants each year
  2. Your most active muscles are in your eye
  3. It takes 1 alligator to make a pair of shoes and 3 for a pair of boots
  4. Niagara Falls could fill 4,000 bathtubs every second
  5. The first train reached a top speed of only 8 kmph (5 mph)
  6. The odds of being struck by lightning are 600,000 to 1
  7. In developed countries 27% of food is thrown away
  8. Volleyball was invented in 1895
  9. Soccer is the most followed sport
  10. The average soccer ball is made up of 32 leather panels and held together by 642 stitches
  11. Sound travels 4.3 times faster through water than in air
  12. The term ‘disc jockey’ was first used in 1937
  13. DVDs are physically the same size as a CDs but can store 13 times more data
  14. The $ sign was introduced in 1788
  15. Plastic bottles were first used for soft drinks in 1970
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