5 Random Facts

Many people know the legend when hippos are upset, their sweat turns red. However, it's been proven that hippos use their red secretion to regulate their temperature and to protect their skin against UV-Rays.

 

A garden caterpillar has over 4,000 muscles in the body, including 248 muscles in its head. It increases its body mass by 1,000 times during a lifetime.

 

It is common for commercial ice creams to contain seaweed. It is one of the ingredients of some emulsifiers and stabilizers. 

 

In ancient Rome, Salt and gold were equal in their price. The soldiers were sometimes paid in salt and the world 'salary' hjas its origin in these ancient times-they called it 'salarium'. 

 

One of the first alwarm clocks that looked quite similar to the modern device was designed by Levi Hutchins in 1787 and it could only ring at 4 am.