12 Curious Trivia Tidbits For Curious Folks

The type of facts to make you say "Hm!"
12 Curious Trivia Tidbits For Curious Folks

Do you realize that glaciers and ice sheets store over 70% of the world's freshwater? The fastest wind gust ever recorded on the planet was 253 miles per hour. Droughts in Europe have been the worst in over 2,100 years. Hawaii is the best site on the planet to witness rainbows.

The earth is full of interesting, exciting, and fascinating facts, with roughly 200 countries and around 7.8 billion people (plus plants, animals, and other things). The biggest concentration of pet owners on the planet, for example, can be found in New Zealand. In Nicaragua, one of the only two flags in the world with the color purple can be found. Do you want to learn more about the planet and its ever-increasing population? Continue reading to discover some fascinating facts about the Earth's past, present, and future.

Here are 12 curious facts for your kind of curious folks. So bring your eatables and have a relaxed pillow, and sit with us!

If you can read, you've probably read a book by Beverly Cleary at some point in your life. Her birthday is commemorated every year with D.EA.R. Day or Drop Everything And Read day on April 12. CRACKED.COM

Source: ALA

The lives of many Jews were saved during the Nazi occupation of France with the help of French Muslims. The Grand Mosque of Paris sheltered a number of Jews and issued them certificates identifying them as Muslim. CRACKED.COM

Source: NYT

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