In 1895, when Einstein was just 16 years old, he failed his first entrance exam  for the Swiss Federal Polytechnic in Zürich, Switzerland.

He achieved good grades in the math and physics portions, but failed the general part of the exam.

Einstein found another school in Aarau, Switzerland to finish the general studies that he needed for entrance into the Polytechnic, and finished the studies within one year, and was only 17 years old when he started college!


King Tutenhamun’s parents were siblings.

DNA confirmed this mummy is both the mother of King Tut and the sister of Tut’s father Akhenaten.

Tut’s father is very likely Akhenaten. The identity of his mother is still unknown.


Earth’s atmosphere consists of 77% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, and traces of argon, carbon dioxide and water.


The world’s largest swimming pool can be found at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Chile. The pool is 1,013 m (3,324 ft) long, has a maximum depth of 35 m, and even has sailing boats.


In Ethiopia customs of sharing last names are a little different that we know. The children take first name of their father as their last name.

Here is a simple and amazing way to test any alkaline battery without tools! Works in seconds! Try it!