Your body paralyzes itself when you sleep to keep you from acting out your dreams. However, it is possible to wake up while still paralyzed; many people who have experienced this claim they felt a malevolent presence nearby.
The term “nutritionist” is not legally protected nor regulated, so anyone can advertise themselves as a nutritionist regardless of education or credentials. But “dietitian” or specifically “registered dietitian” legally requires education via credited curriculum and passing a registration exam.
Hitler whistled Disney’s “When You Wish Upon A Star” while overlooking the recently conquered city of Paris.
Hard partying may just be “masked depression,” a clinical condition in which all the “fun” is just a way to conceal overall unhappiness and lowered self-esteem.
John F. Kennedy’s last words were, “No, you certainly can’t” in response to the Governor of Texas’s wife, Nellie Connally saying, “you certainly can’t say that the people of Dallas haven’t given you a nice welcome.” Moments later he was assassinated.
Carl Sagan has a number named after him. Sagan’s number is approximately 300 sextellion and refers to the number of stars in the universe.
The Gingko Biloba species of tree is 270 million years old. It rarely suffers disease or insect attack and was one of the only living things to survive the Hiroshima nuclear bombing. The trees healed quickly and are still alive today.
Ants cannot be seriously injured from impact with the ground after being dropped from any height, because they don’t have enough mass.
The world record for fastest 1-mile run by a 5-year-old is 6:33.