Aurophobia is the fear of gold.
Nearly all of the gold on Earth came from meteorites that bombarded the planet over 200 million years after it formed.
Six ten-billionths of the Sun is gold.
Olympic Gold Medals only contain 1.34% of gold.
Earthquakes turn water into gold.
Our bodies contain about 0.2 milligrams of gold, most of it in our blood.
Most western economies' currencies were on the gold standard until 1961.
The world’s first gold vending machine was unveiled in May 2010. Located in an ultra-luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi, the vending machine itself is covered in 24-carat gold.
It is believed that around 80% of earth's gold is still buried underground.
The world's largest gold bar weighs 250 kg (551 lb).
Eighty percent of people in the United States die in a hospital.
After death human body organs will digest themselves.
The average woman uses 13 make up products per day with 515 ingredients.
The first mascara was created by Eugene Rimmel in the 19th century. Ironically, the word Rimmel closely translates to mascara in many languages, while the word mascara means mask or stain in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.
Neon nail polish is illegal in the United States. While many brands tout neon shades, their colors do not possess the true neon colorant. Neon within nail polish is not approved by the FDA, thus you’re most likely to find a real neon nail polish in other countries.
In the 18th century, England almost passed a law that allowed men to divorce their wives if they caught them wearing makeup. Can you even imagine that today?
The first nail polish was invented in China in 3000 B.C. Unlike the formula today, the original version was a mixture of beeswax, gum, egg whites and colored powder.
Queen Victoria was 5 foot (1.52 m) tall
The wings of the butterfly are made of hard tubes covered with thin tissue. The wings are covered with scales, which are like a fine dust.
Butterfly wings are not solely for flight; they also act as miniature solar panels.