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20 Facts About Mankind You Perhaps Don’t Want To Know But Really Ought To

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What will the future of mankind be like is a question every intelligent being asks themselves at some point. Do we as species have a future at all? And how did we end up making such mistakes in the present. Some of the facts presented here raise all of these questions, and although they might be uncomfortable, it is important to know them and think about their implications for our planet and humanity in general. It is only by facing up to the inconvenient truths of today that we can have a better tomorrow.

1. Odori-don is a Japanese and Korean delicacy consisting of a live squid or octopus served directly onto a plate and eaten thus

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Source:HDimagelib.com

2. If you leave the seat up while you flush the toilet, you’re sending diarrhea-causing bacteria 10 inches (25 centimeters) into the air

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Source:IT Pro

3. 82% of California’s fish is likely to be driven to extinction as climate change speeds the decline of their already depleted populations

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Source: University of California – Davis

4. Every unborn baby grows a mustache in the womb, which then spreads to cover the entire body. The baby then eats this fine hair and proceeds to excrete it after birth in its first bowel movement

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Source: Raumka | Wikipedia

5. This.

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Source: Facebook | I fing love science

6. Shoe bottoms have more bacteria on them than a toilet seat

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Source:Taichung 

7. In Africa, more elephants are being killed than born annually

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Source: Science Photo Library | BBC News

8. Nearly half of all animals that arrive in American shelters – around 80,000 per week – are euthanized because of a lack of adopters and space

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Source:Petbucket

9. Banzai!

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Source: Facebook | I fing love science 

10. According to government data analysis, the U.S. college class of 2014 graduated with an average student loan debt of $33,000

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Source:Android Spin

11. Every five seconds, Nike makes over $3,000

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Source:Nike News

12. In the same time frame, a Vietnam Nike factory worker makes $0.00014

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Source:Global Peace and Conflict

13. Let’s not fuel another 1 million cars, either, please

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Source: Facebook | I fing love science

14. Obesity kills over 30,000 Americans per year

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Source:Medypal

15. One in eight people on this planet goes to bed hungry every night

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Source:west-info

16. 98% of the world’s hungry populations live in developing countries

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Source:Inspiration Green

17. The herpes virus has an internal pressure eight times that of a car tire which it uses to literally blast its DNA into human cells

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Source:euroClinix

18. Mankind has lost 97% of wild tigers in just a century

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Source:World Wildlife Fund

19. There is a rough calculation that suggests the world only has about 60 years left of usable topsoil

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Source: Getty Images | TIME

20. After sex, some men are known to experience instant feelings of sadness and regret called post-coital tristesse (PCT). It can last between five minutes to two hours

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