Hatshepsut wore a fake beard

Hatshepsut wore a fake beard.

  Hatshepsut was the first female Pharaoh of Kemet, serving as regent for her nephew, Thutmose III, before deciding to take the throne for herself. She dropped her female titles...
Gray_wolf

Gray wolves do not like the sound of violins.

  For a long time, people thought that gray wolves could be driven off with the sound of stringed instruments and recently, this has been proven. In captivity, when stringed...

Coffee beans are not beans.

  Coffee beans, one of the world's most popular crops, are not true beans but pits of coffee fruits called coffee cherries or coffee berries. Most contain a single pit...

Ernest Hemingway liked to hunt sharks.

  Hemingway spent a lot of his free time deep sea fishing. When hauling his catch, he would often be interrupted by sharks so he decided to hunt them using...

Astronauts can’t cry.

  Astronauts can get lonely in space but they can't cry, not even if they wanted to. This is because even if their eyes produce tears, the tears stay in...
Starbucks Coffee

One grande brewed coffee from Starbucks has four times more caffeine than a can...

  One grande-sized cup of brewed coffee from Starbucks, which is about 16 ounces, contains roughly 330 milligrams of coffee whereas an 8.46-ounce can of Red Bull contains just 80...

Apples, among others are related to roses.

  Apple trees, strawberry plants, cherry trees and plum trees all belong to the genus Prunus which in turn belongs to the rose family. The same family includes the roses...
Apple

In Ancient Greece, throwing an apple at someone was a marriage proposal.

  This comes from the Greek myth wherein Eris, the goddess of mischief, threw a golden apple in the middle of the wedding banquet, saying that it was for the...

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