15 Facts You’ll Never Admit You Didn’t Know
We’ve all been in a situation where someone told us something and we pretended like we knew the little factoid all along. It’s just human nature to want to pretend like we know everything, even if the reality is we know almost nothing at all. The problem, of course is that people are usually able to sniff us out when we’re bluffing about knowing everything. That’s why we’ve come along with this list. The next time someone tells you something like these facts, you’ll be able to nod your head approvingly and fire back with something just as interesting.
Music Changes Our Heart Beat
The phrase “music soothes the savage beast” might come from the fact that certain music can actually change our heartbeat. Some music will slow our heartbeat down, “calming” us while techno and hard rock music will speed it up.
No One Can Actually Multitask
People often think they are multitasking by paying attention to more than one thing at a time. In fact, this is not the case. The human brain must focus on one thing at a time, sometimes it’s just able to switch its attention faster than we’re able to perceive.
Adolf Hitler Was Nominated For A Nobel Prize
In 1939, Adolf Hitler was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Before you wonder how in the heck a monster like Hitler could even be considered, keep in mind the nomination was apparently supposed to be “sarcastic.” Despite this, there were plenty who didn’t find it funny and the nomination was later withdrawn.