10 Cool Science Facts

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Science is awesome, and that's the truth. We have science to thank for the modern era, and all the cool things that come with it. We present to you a list of 10 little known, but still utterly amazing scientific facts.


1
The heaviest human brain ever recorded weighed 5 lb. 1.1 oz. (2.3 kg.).

2
41 new species are discovered by scientists every single day.

3
Scientists can grow teeth from urine.

4
Earthquakes turn water into gold.

5
Sunflowers can be used to clean up radioactive waste.

6
If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times, its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.

7
You can start a fire with ice.

8
Bees can be trained to detect bombs.

9
Viruses can get viruses.

10
"Science" and "shit" both come from the ancient word "skheid," meaning to "separate" or "divide."