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During the 1960s, NASA astronauts received a new Corvette of their choice, each year for just $1.
Managers at NASA claimed that there was a 1 in 100,000 chance of a catastrophic failure aboard Challenger Spacecraft, but Richard Feynman (theoretical physicist) discovered that NASA’s Engineers estimated the chance of a catastrophe to be closer to 1 in 200.
A person can live without food for about a month, but only about a week without water. If the amount of water in your body is reduced by just 1%, you’ll feel thirsty. If it’s reduced by 10%, you’ll die.
The founders of Google were willing to sell Google for $1 million to Excite in 1999, but Excite turned them down. Google is now worth $527 Billion.
You are 1% shorter in the evening than in the morning
A single cloud can weight more than 1 million pounds.
There are9 trillion kilograms or 1 billion tons of ants on Earth.
Bamboo can grow up to 1 meter (3.2 ft) in 24 hours.
Nearly 1 in every 4 women in Britain in 1811 was named “Mary”.
1 Can of Soda a day increases your chances of getting type 2 diabetes by 22%.
Every hour, at least 1 person is killed by a drunk driver in the U.S.
1 sperm contains 37 MB of DNA information. This means an ejaculation has a data transfer of 1587 GB in 3 seconds.
70% of the land in Britain is owned by less than 1% of the population.
1 in 3 Americans is obese.
1 in every 5 people in Greenland attempt suicide at some point in their lives.
Drug lord Pablo Escobar had so much cash that rats ate almost $1 billion of his money each year.
In a lifetime, your brain’s long-term memory can hold as many as 1 quadrillion (1 million billion) separate bits of information.
1 in 3 Americans has high cholesterol.
1 in 5 people in France has experienced depression making it the most depressed country in the world.
The chances of dying in a plane crash are 1 in 11 million.