20 Dizzying Facts About the World That Sound Like Fiction

4. Cleaning at home is just as harmful for your health as smoking a pack of cigarettes.

20 Dizzying Facts About the World That Sound Like Fiction

Inhaling the chemicals contained in home detergents increases the risk of developing asthma by up to 43%. The chemicals irritate the mucus of the breathing pathways and can lead to long-term changes in how they function.

5. There are so many different kinds of apples, that if you eat one of each kind per day, it would take you 20 years to try them all.

20 Dizzying Facts About the World That Sound Like Fiction

There are more than 7,500 known types of apples in the world. And 20 years is only 7,300 days. So, it would take you more than 20 years to try every single kind.

6. Wine glasses are 7 times bigger now than they used to be in the past.

20 Dizzying Facts About the World That Sound Like Fiction

At the beginning of the 18th century, a glass of wine could only hold 66 ml of the drink. And today, people often drink from glasses that can fit half a liter. So, in the past 300 years, they have increased in size by 7 times, and the most significant changes have happened in the past 20 years as the consumption of wine has increased.

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