15 Game-Changing Facts About Everyday Things

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15 Game-Changing Facts About Everyday Things

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15 Game-Changing Facts About Everyday Things, Chances are we all know at least one person who serves as a bottomless pit of seemingly useless information. For some reason, certain individuals are able to remember the most random things, which can come in handy if they’re ever on Jeopardy.  But even though I’m not someone who is capable of remembering random facts, I do get a kick out of them.

1: The dab of toothpaste you put on your toothbrush has a name.

It’s known as a nurdle. Why would this have a name??

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2: Holes in pen lids are super important. They can actually save lives!

They actually increase airflow and reduce the risk of choking if the lid is swallowed.

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3: OK, this one surprised me more than it probably should have. Croissants aren’t actually from France.

They originate from Vienna, Austria.

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4: You know all of those annoying trailers you have to wait through before you get to see the movie?

5: You’ve most likely wondered what that tiny pocket is for on your jeans. I’ve always figured it was for change.

6: Barbie has been a mainstay in children’s lives for decades, but, what’s her actual name??

7: You know that small piece of  fabric that comes with certain articles of clothing? It isn’t for patchwork.

8: Believe it or not, in the 1700s, chocolate milk was thought to have therapeutic qualities.

9: Did you know that the cardboard sleeve you put around your coffee cup has many names?

10: Notice anything different about one of the kings on these cards?

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11: You may feel like a failure if you don’t know that specific way to tie a tie. Don’t worry, you might have it right.

According to Swedish scientists, there are  177,147 ways to tie a necktie.

12: Liners in plastic bottle caps were there for a reason.

Without them, pop would have gone flat a lot quicker because they created a tight seal that kept both liquid and carbonation in the bottle. Pretty important, I’d say.

13: You’ve used a keyboard thousands of times, but do you know what the bumps on the ‘f’ and ‘j’ keys are for?

14; Share this fun fact during your next dental checkup: cotton candy was invented by a dentist!

15: Everyone had a slinky when they were a kid. They happen to be exceptionally long when stretched out.

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