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  • - I have a dream that one day, teachers everywhere

    - 我有一個夢想 有一天 全世界的老師們

  • will begin their lessons with a whale noise. (wails)

    都能用鯨魚的叫聲作為每堂課的開場白(鯨魚叫聲)

  • Here are 50 amazing facts to blow your mind.

    今天我將為大家帶來50件讓人大開眼界的奇聞異事

  • There's a restaurant called Tacsiyapo,

    這家叫做Tacsiyapo

  • Isdaan Floating Restaurant, in Tarlac City, Philippines,

    Isdaan Floating Restaurant的水上餐館坐落於菲律賓打拉市

  • where you are actually allowed to smash plates on the wall

    在這裡 只要你高興 就可以往牆上扔盤子

  • to help release pet-up anger.

    釋放積壓在心中的憤怒情緒

  • Research conducted at the University of Chicago

    芝加哥大學的研究人員發現

  • found that rats who were trained to press a lever for food

    經過訓練 小鼠可以通過按動控制杆獲取食物

  • stopped pressing that lever once they realized that it

    但當它們意識到自己的行為會導致自己的同類

  • also caused another rat to receive an electric shock.

    觸電死亡時 它們就停止了這種行為

  • If we were able to capture just 0.1%

    如果我們可以搜集0.1%

  • of the ocean's kinetic energy caused by its tides,

    由潮汐產生的動能

  • we would be able to satisfy the current global demand

    那麼由此產生的電力可達到當前全球電能需求量

  • for energy five times over.

    的5倍以上

  • Research conducted at Brooklyn College concluded that

    美國布魯克林學院的研究人員發現

  • females are better at discriminating among colors,

    女性辨識色彩的能力要高於男性

  • while males excel at tracking fast-moving objects.

    但男性追蹤快速移動物體的能力要高於女性

  • This is believed to be an evolutionary adaptation

    研究人員認為這種在適應性上的進化

  • from our hunter-gatherer past.

    與人類的狩獵史有關

  • Sniper bullets travel so fast that the rotation of the Earth

    由於狙擊子彈的飛行速度非常快

  • will actually move the target,

    地球的自轉會導致目標的移動

  • so shooters have to adjust their aim accordingly.

    因此 狙擊手在瞄準時需要做出相應的調整

  • California uses inmates to fight forest fires.

    加利福尼亞雇傭囚犯撲滅森林大火

  • And prisoners gladly take the jobs, because it

    事實上 囚犯們很樂意做這份工作

  • reduces their sentence, gets them outside,

    因為他們減緩刑期 順便到外面放放風

  • and pays better than the typical job.

    此外 報酬比一般工作要高

  • According to psychologist Adrian Furnham,

    心理學家Adrian Furnham發現

  • perfectionism can be a curse that often leads to depression.

    完美主義者往往容易感到沮喪

  • The reason for this is because perfectionists

    原因是完美主義者

  • often have an unrealistic view about failure

    傾向於從不切實際的角度看待失敗

  • and are overly critical of themselves,

    因此會對自己過分苛刻

  • which results in having a very negative

    這樣一來 負面情緒

  • impact on their daily lives.

    就容易伴隨他們的日常生活

  • (sighs) Jeez, I think I coulda delivered that line better.

    (歎氣)哎 我覺得剛才那句臺詞我可以說得更好的

  • Dammit!

    該死!

  • Research conducted at the University of Warsaw

    華沙大學的研究人員發現

  • concluded that the average person is able to accurately

    一般說來 一個人可以同時

  • track three to four moving objects at any one time.

    準確追蹤3到4個移動的物體

  • However, an avid action gamer can track six to seven.

    但一名狂熱的動作遊戲高手可同時追蹤6到7個移動物體

  • Scientology, everybody's favorite religion,

    科學論派作為一種宗教受到全世界很多人的推崇

  • isn't legally considered a religion at all

    但很多國家都不承認

  • in many countries.

    它是一種宗教

  • In fact, Switzerland identifies it

    比如說 瑞士將其

  • as a commercial enterprise,

    定義為一種商業企業

  • France and Chile as a cult,

    法國和智利將其定義為一種邪教

  • and Norway as a nonprofit.

    而在挪威 它是一種非盈利組織

  • I identify it as the clan of the cuckoo squad. (crazy laugh)

    而我認為它就是一群布穀鳥組成的一個幫派組織(狂笑)

  • During the Iranian embassy siege in London, England

    英國倫敦伊朗大使館圍攻事件

  • back in 1980, when given the choice of who

    發生於1980年 當時綁匪需要釋放一名人質

  • from the group of hostages would be released,

    在決定究竟要釋放哪個人質時

  • they chose Ali Guil Ghanzafar,

    綁匪們選擇了Ali Guil Ghanzafar

  • whose loud snoring was keeping them awake.

    原因是這位老兄澎湃的鼾聲讓他們根本睡不著覺

  • So if you're ever captured as a hostage,

    所以呢 如果哪天你不幸做了人質

  • just snore really loud, you'll be free!

    你需要做的就是大聲地打鼾 然後你就得救了!

  • According to U.S. soldier Sean O'Shea,

    美國大兵Sean O'Shea

  • who guarded Saddam Hussein after he was captured in '03,

    曾經在2003年薩達姆•侯賽因被捕後擔任過看守工作

  • the only time Saddam ever looked defeated in prison

    據他說 他只有一次看見薩達姆崩潰失控

  • was when they brought him the wrong cereal.

    那天一看到送給他的麵食 薩達姆當場就崩潰了

  • "No Froot Loops!" he would scream out.

    大叫道「 我要的不是果脆圈!」

  • I don't know why, Froot Loops are delicious.

    為什麼啊 我覺得果脆圈挺好吃的

  • The Megamouth shark, first discovered back in 1976,

    巨口鯊第一次被發現是在1976年

  • is a species of shark that is so rare,

    這是一種很稀有的鯊魚

  • at the time of this recording, only 60 of them

    截止我參考的這份記錄完成時 僅有60條巨口鯊

  • have ever been captured or identified on record.

    被人們捕獲或是確認

  • For eight consecutive years,

    連續8年

  • a Greyhound dog named Jasmine,

    靈緹犬Jasmine做著同一件事

  • who survived in a shelter, was the surrogate mother

    那就是做代理媽媽 這只曾經被收容的狗狗

  • to over 50 rescued animals, including puppies,

    是50只獲救動物的媽媽

  • foxes, four badger cubs,

    她的孩子包括狐狸 4只小獾

  • 15 chicks, eight guinea pigs,

    15只小雞 8只豚鼠

  • 15 rabbits, a deer, and a goose!

    15只兔子 一隻鹿 還有一隻鵝!

  • In a study conducted by data scientist Matt Daniels,

    資料科學家Matt Daniels發現

  • all members of the Wu-Tang Clan are all in the

    樂隊Wu-Tang Clan的所有成員

  • top 20 of artists with the largest vocabulary in the world.

    都入選了「 全球詞彙量最大的藝術家20強」榜單

  • Eiffel Tower designer Gustave Eiffel

    埃菲爾鐵塔的設計者Gustave Eiffel

  • included a secret apartment for himself near the top,

    在接近塔頂的部分為自己設計了一個秘密房間

  • where he would entertain elite members

    用於接待科學界的

  • of the science community.

    精英分子

  • Research from the University College London

    英國倫敦大學學院的研究人員發現

  • concluded that teenagers are scientifically

    從科學的角度來說

  • less empathetic than adults.

    青少年比成年人更容易移情別戀

  • Due to the continual development in their brains,

    由於大腦的不斷發育

  • teenagers are less likely to use the neural area

    青少年對神經中樞的使用較少

  • that is associated with guilt and empathy

    而神經中樞決定了人們

  • when they make decisions.

    在做出決定時的負罪感和對情感的投入度

  • Leonidas of Sparta was not a young man

    斯巴達國王列奧尼達在率領勇士

  • at the Battle of Thermopylae,

    在溫泉關浴血奮戰時已不是一個年輕小夥了

  • like depicted in the film 300.

    所以 別信《斯巴達300勇士》說的

  • In reality, he was actually more like 60-years-old,

    事實上 那年他已經60多歲了

  • which kinda makes him even more badass.

    這麼看來 他比電影裡面更不安分呢

  • Al Capone was known for sending flowers

    黑幫頭目艾爾•卡彭最為人所知的一件事

  • to rival gang members' funerals.

    是在敵人的墓碑前放上鮮花

  • In fact, at one time, he actually spent over $5,000

    有一次他甚至花了5,000刀

  • on a single funeral.

    將一座墳墓變成了花海

  • The average fast food customer eats about

    據統計 速食食客平均每人每年

  • 12 pubic hairs a year!

    會吃掉12根陰毛

  • You're welcome for that fact.

    節哀順變吧

  • The word "best" in best man historically refers to

    歷史上 英文「best man(伴郎)」一詞中的

  • his skill with a sword.

    「best(最好的)」形容的是伴郎的劍術

  • This is because he may have been needed

    這種技能在婚禮上的作用是

  • if the bride tried to run away,

    防止新娘在婚禮上逃跑

  • or if her family tried to stop the wedding.

    或是她的家人突然決定不嫁女兒了

  • Jellyfish are 98% water,

    水母身體的98%都是由水組成的

  • so when they wash up on the shore,

    所以當它們被沖到岸上後

  • they will eventually simply (bubbly noise)

    最終會(泡泡的聲音)

  • evaporate into the sun.

    在陽光下蒸發得無影無蹤

  • In 2015, Oscar Santillan, an artist from Ecuador,

    2015年 厄瓜多爾藝術家Oscar Santillan

  • removed one inch off the peak of England's highest mountain,

    將英格蘭最高峰斯科費爾峰

  • Scafell Pike.

    變矮了一英寸

  • In response, the British demanded that that inch

    對此 英國強烈要求這位藝術家

  • be returned to them,

    將那一英寸還回去

  • and accused him of vandalism.

    並指責他故意毀壞英國人民的財產

  • It's just a little bit of rock, man.

    他只不過拿了一塊石頭而已 至於嗎

  • Take it easy.

    淡定

  • Research conducted by Yale psychologist Oriana Aragon

    耶魯大學心理學家Oriana Aragon發現

  • determined that tears of joy

    人們在開心的時候留淚

  • is your body's way of neutralizing your emotions

    其實是身體中和情緒的一種方式

  • and helps restore your emotional equilibrium.

    它可以幫助人們平衡情感

  • After an 8.0 magnitude earthquake

    1985年 一場8.0級大地震

  • that hit Mexico City in 1985,

    襲擊了墨西哥城

  • a hospital collapsed, yet four newborn babies survived

    地震中 一座醫院轟然倒塌 但4個新生兒卻大難不死

  • for seven days trapped under the rubble.

    在廢墟中被困了7天后 他們堅強地等到了救援

  • They have become known as the miracle babies

    這些小生命被稱作是奇跡嬰兒

  • for surviving without nourishment, water,

    因為他們在沒有任何食物 水

  • or human contact for so long.

    以及陪護的情況下挺過了一段不可思議的漫長時間

  • The CEO of Japan Airlines Todu Yamanaka

    日本航空CEO Todu Yamanaka的工資

  • makes less than the pilots,

    還比不上飛行員

  • takes a bus to work, and eats in the cafeteria.

    他坐公車上班 在食堂吃飯

  • When interviewed about his, he said that

    當採訪人員問他為什麼這麼做時 他說

  • businesses who pursue money first fail.

    以賺錢為主要目的的企業註定會失敗

  • Chuck Palahniuk, author of the Fight Club,

    《搏擊俱樂部》的作者恰克•帕拉尼克

  • preferred the film adaptation so much

    是根據他作品改編的電影的狂熱粉絲

  • that it actually made him embarrassed of his own book.

    他甚至為自己寫的書感到非常難為情

  • The mathematical proof that one plus one equals two

    1加1為什麼等於2

  • actually takes 162 pages to explain.

    這個問題需要用162頁紙來解答

  • It was documented in a three-volume work

    這162頁包含在一本上中下三卷的書中

  • called Principia Mathematica,

    書的名字叫《數學原理》

  • which details the foundations of mathematics.

    它詳細闡述了數學基本原理

  • See, this is why I've never been strong in math.

    看吧 難怪我的數學不好

  • To me, it's like one plus one equals two.

    在我看來 1加1就是等於2啊

  • That's it, it's too much.

    幹嘛做那些沒用的

  • Although Donald Trump has described himself

    地產大亨唐納德•特朗普

  • as an ardent philanthropist,

    稱自己為熱心的慈善家

  • he ranks among the least charitable billionaires

    但卻在「全球最吝嗇慈善富豪」

  • in the entire world.

    之列

  • That should not surprise you.

    其實也沒什麼可驚訝的

  • Mount Everest actually shrank one inch in 2015,

    珠穆朗瑪峰在2015年居然變矮了1英寸

  • due to the earthquake in Nepal.

    而罪魁禍首就是尼泊爾的地震

  • 70% of U.S. elite athletes

    70%的美國優秀運動員身上

  • were found to have a key heart gene variant,

    都有一種與心臟有關的變異基因

  • known as ACTN3,

    這種基因的名字叫「ACTN3」

  • that makes them great sprinters.

    它能讓人跑得飛快

  • In fact, 75 of all Jamaicans have this gene.

    事實上 75%的牙買加運動員都有這種基因

  • Ring announcer Michael Buffer

    職業拳擊主持人邁克爾•巴佛

  • has made over 400 million dollars

    僅靠一樣收入就賺取了4億刀

  • by licensing the use of the trademark catchphrase,

    他把自己的招牌開場白註冊成了商標 然後收取使用費

  • "Let's get ready to..."

    「讓我們隆然……」

  • And I can't finish it, but you know what it is.

    不能再說了 不過你知道後面是什麼的

  • I just, I just don't wanna pay him.

    我就是 就是不想給他錢

  • FANUC, a Japanese robotics company,

    發那科(FANUC)是一家日本機器人生產商

  • has a factory that can run unsupervised

    這家公司有一個工廠可以在無人管理的情況下

  • for 30 days at a time.

    連續運轉30天

  • Robots build other robots

    工廠裡面由機器人生產機器人

  • at a rate of 50 per 24 hour shift.

    每24小時就能生產50個機器人

  • These factories are called lights-out factories,

    這種工廠被稱為遠端控制工廠

  • because no human presence is needed.

    因為完全不需要人員在裡面操作