You spend about 10% of your waking hours with your eyes closed. How can that be? You are blinking!
Einstein’s eyes are kept in a safe in New York City
Bees have five eyes
The space between your eyebrows is called the nasion
Cats have three eyelids
Dolphins sleep with one eye open
An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain
People with blue eyes have higher alcohol tolerance
Green eyes are the rarest color eyes. Only 2% of people have green eyes
All people with blue eyes can trace their genes back to one individual who lived near the Black Sea nearly 10,000 years ago
Your eyes can get a sunburn
Eigengrau is the color you see when your eyes are closed (aka brain gray, or literally translated from German it would be “intrinsic/own gray”)
Carrots don’t actually improve your eyesight (at least not any more than any other vegetable). This was a lie propagated by the British during World War II because they didn’t want the Germans to find out that British pilots were using radar. Instead, they released a public announcement claiming that the reason for their pilot’s incredible accuracy was the high number of carrots that they consumed. It was silly, but people believed it.
Your eyebrows are completely replaced every 2 months
Some women have a genetic mutation that allows them to see millions of more colors/shades (up to 100 million)