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18 Unbelievable Facts Which Will Keep You Up at Night

By KK Angus, 3 April 2018

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9The post-death mysteries

Do you know a human head remains conscious ten seconds after it has been severed? It takes three to six minutes for the cells to start dying.

The post-death mysteries

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10Deskies beware

Your desk job might be slowly killing you. If you sit at a desk for more than eight hours you're more prone to get blood clots which make way for pulmonary embolism.

Deskies beware

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11No guarantee

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Do you know how unsafe the bridges in the US are? Around 18,000 bridges in America are shaky and can collapse any minute. Most of these bridges are labelled as 'fracture critical' which ideally means that people should stop using them and they may collapse the minute a structure-breaking entity is driven upon it.

The Manhattan Bridge

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12Wasting away

America throws away 40% of its food every year which could feed entire cities. It was found out that 60 million tons of food which cost more than $150 billion is thrown away every year.

food wastage in USA

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