30 Random Facts So Interesting You’ll Be Shocked – PART 2

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9. The first iPhone wasn’t made by Apple.

The first smartphone to be called an “iPhone” belonged to Cisco, not Apple. It allowed the user to utilize Skype ‘s voice functions without a computer. Apple launched its own software just 22 days later, and Cisco sued them for violating the trademark. In the end, the case was settled out of court and both companies were allowed to continue using the name.

 

10. There’s a country where twins are most likely to be born.

Benin, a country in central Africa, has the highest rate of twin births in the world. Although the world average is just 13 twins per 1,000 births, Benin increases that rate, with nearly 30 twins per 1,000 births. There is no particular factor that causes this, but genetic factors, diet, and even the height of the mother are thought to contribute.

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