More and more TikTok creators are using their platforms to share some interesting bites of knowledge, whether it’s facts that sound too crazy to be true, or psychological facts you didn’t know, or interesting cat facts for feline lovers, or facts that show just how rare our bodies are… the list is endless!
For any skeptic out there, we can just point out the fact that learning things on social media is basically using it to your advantage. Especially when keeping in mind it’s also a place for not so pretty things like competition, toxicity, and body dysmorphia.
Tuning in for the facts craze on TikTok, social media content creator and upcoming music artist Kiyahshi has been sharing some very interesting “fun facts you may not have wanted to know” and they’ve proven to be a huge success, amassing hundreds and thousands (and some, millions!) of views. It seems like Kiyahshi’s audience is growing rapidly with 1.2M followers, so you’d better keep an eye on her and scroll through some fun bits of knowledge right below!
Justin Bieber saved this man’s life from a bear attack. This man was minding his business when this bear came along and attacked him. What saved this man is the ringtone his granddaughter put on his phone. The ringtone was ‘Baby’ by Justin Bieber, and it scared him off.
Whenever a bee finds a source of alcohol, whether it’s bad fruit or somebody’s drink, they can get drunk. And not only that, if they go back to the hive, the bees won’t let him in until he’s sober.
In the Jurassic Park movies before the CGI is added, this is what the velociraptors look like.
This was made by a sculptor named Michael Richards, and he focused all his art on planes. This was actually a sculpture of himself. And he died in 9/11 on the 92nd floor.
This is a relic that actually was made in the 1500s. It was made from a single piece of boxwood and it was so small that they had to use microscopes to look at the inner layers of the joints. And while they were microscanning, they found needles that were smaller than grass seeds.
During medieval times, the Japanese would dye their teeth black. They also used this to help tooth decay. It was actually a fashion trend. Also, people thought this was very beautiful.
If any animal is built different, it’s the lobster. Its brain is located in its throat, the nervous system is in its abdomen, the teeth are in its stomach, the kidneys are located in the head, it hears with its legs and tastes with its feet. And just like humans, they’re either right clawed or left clawed.
This is actually a mummified Mermaid. But in 1930 it was a hoax because they did an X-ray on it. It was made from a fish body, it had a monkey’s head, glass eyes and ivory teeth.
Back in the day, Egyptians had pregnancy tests. So women at the time who thought they were pregnant would urinate on barley or wheat seeds. If they urinated on barley, it was for a boy. And if they urinated on wheat seed, it was a girl. And if the plant ended up sprouting and growing, you were pregnant. And then in today’s time, they went and tested this and 70% of the time they would be pregnant. They also did it on non-pregnant women and the plant didn’t grow.
Not making your bed exposes bed mites to fresh air, which dehydrates them. But if you make your bed, you’re exposing bed mites to moisture, which makes them flourish.
In Florida, these nurses were hired for the same shift, the same hours, the same floor, and then soon realized they were sisters that were separated at birth in Korea 40 years ago.
In 2011, a tsunami hit this area and 300ft on a hill sits this rock. This rock has been recorded to be sitting there for over a century and it warns: “do not build your house below this rock”.
These conjoined twin sisters actually share a brain, but not only that, they can hear each other’s thoughts and they can see out of each other’s eyes.
This is called the Genetic Disc, and it’s estimated to be around 6000 years old, founded in South America. This disk is to be known to rewrite history. So the symbols are written in lydite and they actually have to use a microscope to look at all the hieroglyphics on it. But the strange thing about it is, it has no ancient culture that it belongs to or not that we know of. We have not found the tribal culture that it belongs to.
The reason why you eat sweets when you’re sad is because your emotional state alters the perception of taste. They say foods that aren’t your favorite taste the worst when you’re upset. Eating comfort food is basically your subconscious telling you what you want and basically will tell you that this food won’t be ruined by your sorrows.
Two UK brothers actually made a real life Tikes car. It’s legal to drive and the thing goes up to 70 mph.
In 2007, a whale was found with a harpoon in its neck. They took the harpoon and realized that it was from the 1800s. This whale has had a harpoon in it for a century.
This little Russian boy named Ivan was raised by a pack of dogs from age four to six. The dogs ended up fighting off the police three times until the police outsmarted them and grabbed Ivan.
Kit Kats are actually made of Kit Kats. Whenever the factory makes Kit Kats, they actually don’t waste them. They take the Kit Kats that didn’t make the cut and basically put them back into the system. So these are layers of unfinished KitKats that didn’t make it to the package.
The photographer about lost his life taking this picture.
This twelve-year-old from Ethiopia was on her way home and she was snatched up by four men. A week later, the group of men encountered these three lions and these lions chased the men off and kept the little girl. And they stayed with this little girl without harming her until the police found her.
Originally, putting a fish in a fishbowl was a very big misunderstanding. It actually came from Chinese displays because goldfish were meant to be in ponds. And when guests come over, they would temporarily put the fish in a fish bowl. But then it became a popular thing where people are putting fish in a fish bowl permanently. And it’s also banned in Rome, making it animal cruelty.
Potato chips were made accidentally and it was believed to be made in 1053, when a chef was making fried potatoes and his customer kept saying that the potatoes were too thick. So the chef got annoyed with the customer and basically sliced the potatoes so thin, fried them and put a little salt. The customer ended up loving them. Chips were made.
If you’ve heard somebody say honey never goes bad, it doesn’t because there’s not enough water in the honey for microorganisms to live on.
Ants go to war similar to humans, and they actually have some crazy strategies. For example, they’ll put the weak ones in the front to protect the strong ones in the back.
So this is called a public semi-transparent toilet. You cannot see in, but you can see out.
When Ashton Kutcher was 13 years old, he tried to commit suicide by jumping off a hospital balcony. All because he wanted to save his brother and donate his heart.
Don’t feed ducks bread. It fills up their stomach and they end up getting no nutrients from the bread anyways. And the bread also causes malnourishment.
When lions get injured, they can have mane loss. So when a lion sees a male with a long mane, they avoid fighting with him because they think he is stronger at combat.
This man right here rode from India to Sweden to meet up with his wife. The trip took four months and he passed through eight different countries.
After they got done filming the movie I Am Legend, Will Smith actually wanted to buy the German shepherd Abbey and begged the owner if he could buy her. But the owner was like: “same, my dogs are my children.”
Most people know the three wise monkeys. See no evil. Hear no evil. Speak no evil. But originally there’s four, which is do no evil.
There’s actually a travel company that will book your flight, book your hotel and make you take a survey. Now this survey asks you questions on where you like to go, what is your budget and things you like to do, but they do not tell you where you’re going. This company allows you to have a mystery adventure and will send you somewhere that goes along with your survey and budget. They also tried to minimize the travel time so you can go somewhere fast and quick and fun.
Yellow snow is not the only snow you shouldn’t eat. Some people recommend don’t eat the snow, not even if it’s white. Even pure white snow can be harmful. And the reason why is recent studies have shown that snow is like a magnet and it can pull pollution such as car fumes, gasoline. I even saw somebody put some snow under a microscope and there was all sorts of nastiness in it. You’re basically eating a pollution popsicle.
I might put you on a new strategy in Pacman because all four ghosts have different roles and are programmed to act differently. Starting off with the red one, he is programmed to chase you. So the orange one is programmed to be random, so he’ll act like three of them. The blue one will try to ambush you, and the pink one will try to position itself in a set way.
There is such thing as a red banana. But the difference is it’s sweeter, creamier and it tastes like raspberry.
If you look at this marsupial called the quokka, it’s actually a mini kangaroo. And they are in Australia. They actually have an island for these mini kangaroos.
Sunflowers can clean up radioactive waste. Sunflowers are good at eating up pollutants, especially radioactive metal contaminants. And they store all the waste in their stems.