There are actually things in this world that will blow your mind if I tell you because in your whole life till now, you never knew they existed.
We are not even talking about a snake with two heads or a human in goat form.
We are talking about things that actually exist but you never knew they did till now. Curious right? Me too.
Without wasting more time, let’s look at the 50 things you never knew existed.
1. A plant that lives for thousands of years.
Wow, Imagine holding in your hands a plant that lives for thousands of years.
This plant is known as the Welwitschia Mirabilis, and it is found in the Namib Desert.
Research has proven that they live for 4000 to 6,000 years. Very interesting.
2. A vertical forest
Imagine looking at a forest that grows vertically.
Well, no more imaginations because this kind of forest exists.
It has square-shaped trees and plants that grow vertically.
Milan’s Bosco Verticale looks like it is an art work that was painted and hung, but it is actually real.
3. Professional apologizers
If you are good with making others feel good about a particular situation by apologizing to them, you might want to take up a career in professional apologizing and get paid for it.
Very funny right? I mean who gets paid for apologizing for what they know nothing about?
Well, these professional apologizers get hold of the situation, understand what happened, and render their apologies and that is it.
Because of their incredible bone structures, quokkas always appear to be smiling no matter what.
They are very cute animals and are supposed to be popular but what makes them outstanding is the fact that even if a quokka is about to be killed, it will always remain smiling till it dies.
Scientists have named them, ‘happiest animals in the world’.
5. A machine that prints brick roads
Do you know that there is a machine that prints brick roads?
Just put the bricks into the machine and keep it on the site where you want the road to be and the machine prints the roads out lie paper.
6. Lickable wallpaper
If you wish to redecorate your room with wallpaper that you can lick when bored, then the lickable wallpaper is here for you.
It is made up of candy and edible materials that you can lick like a lollipop when you want to.
7. A bubblegum pink lake
Just like rivers and streams, there is a lake that looks exactly like a pink bubblegum that is chewable.
Scientists think it is because of its high salt content, but whatever it may be, it is highly unusual. I will love to see something like that.
What about you?
8. A rainbow mountain range
Located in China this series of mountains are colored with the colors of the rainbow and are so beautiful.
The most interesting part about them is that they have been there for more than 600 years without discoloration from the sun or rain.
Some 500 years ago, a whale and a dolphin got a little freaky and produced a baby.
This baby is known as a wholfin, which is a combination of a hale and a dolphin. Scientists have predicted that this may be the last species of such kind of animal as it has never reproduced since then.
10. Fruit shapers
There are fruits that look like hearts, cubes, circles, veggies, and even human beings, What we see in the movies are actually real.
You can find such fruits in Japan. You can even mold your own fruits to any shape you want with a fruit molder or buy it pre-grown.
11. Professional face feelers
Do you know that there are people trained in the skill of feeling your face and telling you the products that will be good for your face and the ones that are not?
Well, these people are called professional face feelers who are trained in the art of face feeling and are paid for it.
12. A space cloud that smells like rum
There is actually a space cloud that smells like rum which is made up of ethyl formate.
This space cloud is called the Sagittarius B2 and smells like alcohol.
13. A 20-pound flower
This flower has a combination color of green, violet, orange, red and yellow.
It has no roots or stems but weighs about 20 pounds. The amazing fact about this flower is that it looks so small and light until you carry it. It has the smell of rotten meat.
Imagine when a zebra mates with a donkey or a horse, their offspring is actually called a zebroid. The children can be called zorses, zonkeys, or zonies, depending.
15. Candleholders that create a new candle
Do you know that there is no need of being all moody and gloomy when your candle finishes or burns out?
There are candle holders that take in all the wax of your burning candle and creates a new one. Incredible, right?
16. Fish that look like they are wearing lipstick
There actually exist unusual creatures like fishes that have red bright lips, as if they are wearing bright red lipstick. I actually want to see this kind of creature, don’t you?
17. Professional mattress jumpers
There are professional mattress jumpers that jump on finished mattresses to make sure it is perfect for sale.
18. Light-up GPS shoes that point the way home
There exist shoes that are light sensitive and have GPS-led sensors that can point you in the right direction if you are lost.
19. A red beach
We all know that beaches are made up of white sand but there is actually a beach in China that is made up of red crimson seaweed. It is called Pajin Red Beach.
20. An umbrella with a cup holder
Imagine holding a cup in your hand but it is actually an umbrella!
These cup holders make umbrellas easy to carry like it is just a cup of coffee. Wonderful, right? Yeah, I know.
21. A Pennysylvania town that has been on fire for more than 50 years
The town of Centralia in Pennysylvania has been on fire for more than 50 years.
The fire just started to fill out a land mill, then all of a sudden, it has engulfed the whole town hand has been on fire for more than 50 years and has been abandoned by the Commonwealth and the Government of Pennsylvania.
Since there is enough coal underground of the city to fuel the fire for another 250 years, we may be saying bye to the town of Centralia for a very long time.
22. Trees with blood-like sap
There are trees that have sap that look like blood.
23. A plant that looks like white sheep
There is a plant that looks like sheep because of its large and wide white surface.
24. Professional cuddlers
It is said that there are some people who are suffering from mental ill-health and need people to hug and cuddle. Now guess what? There exist professional cuddlers that get paid for cuddling and hugging without crossing certain boundaries.
25. A word for homesick for a place that you have never been
Instead of saying homesick, there is actually a word that is called ‘hiareth’ which means a feeling of longing or nostalgia for a place you have never been to, just like a place that just lives in your imagination, or somewhere you just saw in the movies.
26. An ice planet that is also on fire
Gliese 436b is a planet that is made up of ice but is also burning. Sounds like the burning bush that was burning but the leaves were not drying up, right? Lol. Well this stuff actually exists and its existence has been proven.
27. A new organ
There exists a mesentery- the thing that attaches your intestine to your abdomen. It was recently deemed an organ.
28. A refrigerator that doesn’t use power
There is actually a refrigerator that uses zero power. It just suspends and cools your items using biopolymer gel.
29. The luggage tag
Do you know what the luggage tag is for? No, it’s not for design.
It is actually used for locating your bag in case you are looking for it at the airport. And guess what?
No luggage tags have the same number.
30. An umbrella with a weather forecast
Yeah I know we have talked about an umbrella with a cup handle. Now we are talking about an umbrella that has a weather forecast.
Imagine your umbrella telling you when the rain will fall, also letting you know if you should carry your umbrella or not. So coooooool.
31. Food thermometer
Do you know that there is a thermometer for food and meat?
Yes, there is. Just as we have a body thermometer used to measure body temperature, we also have a thermometer used to measure the temperature for food.
This way, after cooking, you do not need to overcook. The food thermometer is there to measure the temperature of what you are cooking. Weird, right? Lol.
32. Toothpaste tube squeezer
There is actually a device for squeezing toothpaste out of its tube.
You know that moment when your toothpaste is about to finish and you just have to keep squeezing with all your strength and might.
Well, the good news is that there is a tube squeezer that squeezes paste out of anything not only toothpaste and I promise you it will come in handy any day, anytime.
33. Onion holder and slicer
We may have heard about this before.
There is an onion holder and slicer where you just have to keep your onion on top and put on the slicer. This way, you can stop these onion tears and smelly onion hands.
34. Phone Soap
With Phone Soap, you just have to keep your device inside a metal box and leave it for five minutes and come back to a germ free device.
Some of us don’t wash our phones, Phone Soap will be very useful for people like us.
Hey, don’t be scared. Phone Soap will not wash your phone with water or spoil your phone.
It just cleans it up with an alcoholic liquid and that’s it.
35. Personalized pillow that looks like your pet
Imagine losing a pet. Another day without your pet can be heartbreaking.
However, there are personalized pillows that can be cut and sewn to your choice of pet size, color, and fur depending on how you want it.
36. A personal sauna
There is actually personal sauna that you can use to massage your body.
And guess what you do not have to lie down or anything.
Since it is personal and customized, you just have to sit down inside and zip yourself up, then the sauna heats up to 140 degrees and massages your joints and bones making your mind and body to be relaxed.
37. Smart water bottle
There is an electronic water bottle that has a built-in Bluetooth speaker that lets you listen to music while you drink.
It also has an alarm that reminds you to drink water every one hour. It also has lights for the nighttime.
It is rechargeable and has long battery life.
38. A fingerprint padlock
Maaadddd! I will actually want this for myself one day. Imagine getting hoe from work and then finding out that you forgot your keys at work Awful right?
I can imagine that bad feeling too.
Well, if you are the type that is forgetful, this fingerprint padlock is here for you. Just like the name implies it uses fingerprints to open not some metal keys or combination lock.
39. A spray that instantly removes wrinkles in clothes
There are some times that you really want to go out in a particular dress but because it is too crumpled and wrinkled, you just have to wear another one Now there is a solution to that.
There is actually a spray that removes wrinkles in clothes instantly making it look like it was just ironed and new.
40. Bag with lights inside
There is actually a bag that not only helps you carry things.
This bag now helps you to find things inside your bag because it has inbuilt lights inside that you just have to press a switch and boom! It’s on. Yeah, cool.
41. The British Queen’s handbag
Do you know that the handbag of queen Elizabeth is a communication device?
If she wants to end a conversation she will just move it to the left and her aides will understand and do the needful.
42. High heels were originally worn by men
Very funny but true. The high heels female wear today to slay were originally worn by men so they will be able to climb their horses in times of war.
43. ‘OMG’ acronym was originally used in 1917
It is actually an unknown fact that the word ‘OMG’ was originally used in a letter written by John Arbuthnot Fisher, to Winston Churchill, to express amazement at the issue of rape among men and young girls in 1917.
Very surprising though Yeah, I also thought we were the originators of the word, lol.
44. Smoke alarms for the deaf
There is actually a smoke alarm to wake deaf people up from sleep. Obviously, they won’t hear their name when they are being called.
45. Peanuts are not nuts
So what are they? Exactly what I thought right? Well. Peanuts are classified as seeds and not nuts. A nut is a hard shelled dry fruit, and certainly peanuts are not hard shelled.
46. The unending growth of your nose and ears
Really? These parts of the body don’t stop growing no matter what.
47. Bees, not eagles are the fastest animals on air
I actually thought it was eagles and not bees. Well bees can fly as high as the height of Mountain Everest, making them the fastest animals on air, before eagles.
48. Gunpowder is made from pigeon poop.
Yuck! So gunpowder is made of pigeon poop and this makes pigeon poop royal property in some countries.
49. The letter E is the most commonly used letter in the English alphabet
The letter E is present in more than 11% of English words making it the most common word in the English Alphabet.
50. Female gladiators
There were actually female gladiators in ancient Rome that fought with wild animals and other opponents for the purpose of entertainment and pleasure.
Though they were never mentioned because they were women, some ancient Roman elite writers still wrote about them.
Now we have seen some things we never knew existed in this world. I actually learned some things like you did reading this article because I know you did.
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