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32 Crazy Amazing Facts About Women

last updated at March 23, 2023 | 4 min Read
International Women’s day is celebrated on 8th March every year. With the day almost closing upon us, here are some facts on women.

Unbelievable Facts on Women:

1)  Women are biologically sensitive to high pitched noises so that they can hear their offspring even when they are asleep. 2) Women have a better sense of smell than men, no wonder she knows when you are up to something fishy! 3) Women don’t prefer taking risks because of their bigger angular cingulate cortex which prevents them from jumping into danger! 4) Women are more rational than men because of a thicker cerebral cortex than men. Ahem! Women are always right.

5) Women see more 20% more colour than men because of genetic mutation. Dare I say whose life seems more colorful here. 6) Remember the saying less is always more? Here’s where it came from. The female brain is 9% smaller than their male counterpart but has an equal number of brain cells as compared to men. Tadaa! 7) Women have more intricately hard-wired brains than men i.e. their left and right hemispheres are more connected. 8) Women have a larger pupil than men and blink 19 times in a minute whereas men only blink 11 times, I can see better already!

9) In 1882, Maria Beasly made life raft.  #MorePowerToYouGirl 10) Josephine Garis Cochran discovered the dishwasher in 1886. #YouGoGirl 11) The first computer programmer was a woman named Ada Lovelace. Eat dust people. 12) Electric refrigerator was designed by Florence Parpart in 1913.

13) Anna Connelly engineered fire escape in 1887. 14) Dr Grace Murray developed COBOL, a high-level programming language. She was also an admiral of the US Navy as well as a computer scientist. She also coined the term ‘bug’. #CoderLife 15) Marie Curie discovered Radium and Polonium. #SheIsABomb 16) Marion Donovan invented disposable diapers in 1946. Attagirl!

17) The circular saw was discovered by Tabitha Babbitt in the 18th century. Killer Idea! 18) Savitribai Phule played an important role in educating women during British rule by opening 18 schools for girls. She is also regarded as the first female teacher of India. 19) According to Forbes, the number of women leaders in the world has more than doubled since 2005. Now that’s very satisfying! 20) Miami is the only major US city that was founded by a woman. We really owe her one.

21) Women are better multitaskers than men. Tell me about it!! 22) Women speak 13,000 more words than men on a daily basis.  23) According to a UK study, an average woman spends 18 years of her life dieting. BRB, time for my carrot shake. 24) An average woman eats 4pounds (~1.8kg) of lipstick in her lifetime. Whoa!

25) The female sign represents the mirror of the Greek goddess of beauty, Aphrodite. Ooooo I like that! 26) Gender equality at the workplace could add US$4.3 trillion to the US economy by 2025. 27) Women earn US $18 trillion and spend US $28 trillion worldwide. 28) Over 800,000 women served in the Soviet armed forces in WW2.

29) Women in ancient Greece used to lighten their hair with plant extracts or arsenic. Ouchie! 30) Women spend more money to buy clothes for the trip than the trip was going to do. Getting #PictureReady 31) An average UK woman owns 19 pairs of shoes, 111 handbags, 150 different hairstyles in her lifetime. 32) Women get drunk faster than men because the female body has less water in its tissue. This is the same reason why women sweat lesser than men. Ahh! Finally an explanation.

That was quite overwhelming. Share your thoughts or any facts on women with us below in comments. Featured Image Source: Newslocker



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