Ever since we all were children something about facts and how the world works and some weird concepts that are not given in our academic textbooks have kept us interested and hooked for more. We have always loved to know the things about placed and sea worlds and about animals and plants and every other single thing that does exist in the universe but somewhere they just get left forgotten.
Hence, today, in the blog that you are going to read further we are going to let you know about some of the most interesting facts or weirdest concepts that indulge the universe as a whole. We hope to educate and entertain you both at the same time and let you decide how much awe the world that God created has in itself. Read further to know the things you might not have heard yet.
Mount Everest Is Now Bigger Since The Last Time It Was Measured
The mountain can’t have physically grown itself, as we know that it has already reached its maturity. However, there were surveys and measurements done in recent times by some of the developers and surveyors who were representing Nepal and China. Hence, they have concluded that due to the shift in the tectonic plates the mountain has possibly grown bigger because the last time it was measured, the length was seen ranging from 29,002 feet above sea level in 1856 down to 20,029 in 1955, as said by the NPR. And now 29,031.69 feet, is what has been the result of the measurement, making it more challenging for the climbers.
There Is A Place Whose Name Is 85 Letters Long
Think about the people who live in the town of Taumatawhakatangihanga-koauauotamateaturipukakapikimaung-ahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu because yes, this is the name of their hometown. Interesting facts or crazy? This place is situated in New Zealand and the 85 Letters makes it the longest name of a place in this entire world. The name is so confusing and can’t make any sense, which makes it all the tougher to remember it. We are still outsiders, but imagine what would it be like for the people who live there and need to jot down their addresses frequently. Oh, well, it can create chaos sometimes. Right?
Coca-Cola Is Sold Everywhere In The World But Not In North Korea And Cuba
To many who enjoy a bottle or a can of Coca-Cola now and then, it adds up to familiarity and nostalgia making it one of the most popular soft drinks ever. However, the world is a big place as much as it is small, and hence there are two places in the world where you would never see a Coca-Cola being sold as was reported by BBC. The reason behind this is simply that the exports and imports relationship between the US and the North Korean government is not yet completely on the pacified terms.
Officially, it still hasn’t made its way to these places, but the insiders say that it’s exported from neighboring countries like China and Mexico, which makes the drink more expensive than its actual price. Interesting facts are surely interesting, right?
Royal Families Still Exist In More Than 43 Countries As Of Now
With government and prime ministers governing the state and countries, it’s been a special honor to know that 28 royal families have royal blood in them and rule over more than 43 Countries. We have always known that the British royal family is the most popular and known but it feels extremely good to know that there are even more such noble families present out there. Japan, Spain, Swaziland, Bhutan, Thailand, Monaco, Sweden, the Netherlands, Liechtenstein, and many others are such countries to have royal families.
People In Thailand Celebrate A Festival To Appreciate Their Monkeys
The monkey buffet festival is celebrated on the last Sunday of every November in the place called Lopburi, Thailand to celebrate the existence of the monkeys. This is mainly celebrated because as per the Sanskrit folklore, it was a monkey who helped the lord Rama to save his bride to be from the trap of a demon who was ten-headed. The monkeys who are residents of the temple called the Phra Prang Sam Yot temple are presented with 4,000 kilograms of fruits, vegetables, and all other sorts of Thai desserts.
The most interesting facts and beautiful thing is that the locals of the place themselves get dressed as monkeys and perform several cultural programs for their esteemed guests and also gobble the lavish feast that gets served on that day.
The best part about this interesting facts – visitors and tourists are also allowed to witness the festival. However, be alert, because the monkeys can get aggressive anytime they want.
When we welcomed 2022, Ethiopia was witnessing the month of April of the year 2014. Yes, you read that correctly. Most of us follow the Gregorian calendar, however, the Ethiopian calendar is somewhat different because they mark the birth of Christ as the starting point. Hence, as per the calculations that are all made, it is seen that the Gregorian calendar is straight-up seven to eight years behind the rest of the world. If you visit there someday, the receipts and the dated documents would show that it’s still 2014 and you would simply need to calculate and convert the dates.
Ethiopia Is The Only Place To Be Seven Years Behind From The Rest Of The World
Also, another change in Ethiopia is that unlike the rest of the world Ethiopian culture celebrates their New years on the 11th of September and Christmas on January 9th, because that is how the Gregorian Calendar has always worked.
We hope that all the interesting facts that you read above might have given you the knowledge of something that you don’t know and would have been interesting all at the same time. These facts are unique and it makes us believe again, that the universe and the world are quite a mysterious place to live in.