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Did you know that Mongolia’s horse population outnumbers its human population?

Mongolia is a broad landlocked country spanning from Russia in the north to China in the south. It may not be the world’s largest country in size, but it can feel that way because it has the world’s lowest population density. In some regions, it’s possible to go days without coming across another person.

Did you know Around 8% of the world population has an extra rib.

This is known as the cervical rib and it comes from the seventh cervical vertebra. This is considered a congenital abnormality that is located above the normal first rib. There is a 1 in 500 chance that a person will be born with this condition.

French fries were invented in Belgium.

Historians claimed that the first instances of potatoes being cut and fried began in the late 1600s. Street vendors would often sell this before the outbreak of the French Revolution.

Did you know that the human brain is 78% water?

Up to 60% of the adult human body is made up of water. Research has indicated that both the human brain and heart are around 73-78% water.

Did you know that the human tongue heals the fastest compared to all body parts?

This is due to the rich supply of blood that circulates the tongue. It may also be because the mouth is constantly replenishing your taste buds.

Did you know that the hair of a reindeer is hollow?

The hair inside their noses are also efficient heat exchangers that warm up the cold air they breathe in. This makes them good insulators.