We are sure that we are aware of most of the things in this world. At times we might presume that there is nothing left to surprise us, humans. Rarely comes a chance that makes us stop in our tracks and say, “Oh, wow!” But boy, were we wrong on this account. So, just for the sake of our loyal readers, we have collected 30 oddball facts that will make you comprehend that there are still many things in this world that can deliver us small or big doses of astonishment –

1. To Tell A Real Diamond From A Fake

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If you want to differentiate between a real and a fake diamond, then you need to breathe on it. A fake one is made of glass. It will become foggy. An authentic diamond will stay clear. There will be no loss in transparency, because of the fogging.



2. A Cockroach Can Live A Few Weeks Without Its Head

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A cockroach can live for a week without its head. Due to their open circulatory system, and the fact that they breathe through little holes in each of their body segments, they are not dependent on the mouth or head to breathe. The roach only dies because, without a mouth, it can’t drink water and dies of thirst. It will eventually die of hunger.

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