Fascinating Random Facts
Why Are Random Facts so Fascinating?
Why are we so fascinated by strange random facts. Nobody really knows. As for me, I find them entertaining. Some of them are funny and make me laugh, while some are breathtaking. No matter why you like them there's no denying that as a whole almost all of us seem to be fascinated by strange, odd, weird, and funny facts.
We're Only Human Facts
- Eskimos use refrigerators to keep food FROM freezing.
- Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
- Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it
every 2 innings.
- The first toilet ever seen on television was on “Leave It to Beaver”.
- The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
- On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily!
- Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.
- It is impossible to lick your elbow.
- 20% of Americans think that the sun orbits around the Earth.
- 100% of all lottery winners gain weight.
- The chances of you dying on the way to get your lottery tickets is greater than your chances of winning.
- In 1977 a 13 year old boy had a tooth growing out of his left foot.
- One punishment for an adulterous wife in medieval France was to make her chase a chicken through town naked.
How Do They Know This Facts
- If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
- Nutmeg can extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
- A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.
- Babies start dreaming even before they're born.
- The average number of thoughts that humans are believed to experience each day is 70,000.
- About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.
- Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.
- Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
- 15 percent of Americans secretly bite their toes.
- For every human in the world, there are one million ants.
- Ted Cassidy's hand was the hand in the box on "The Adams Family."
- Toto, the little dog in The Wizard of Oz, had a salary of $125 a week.
- The mask used by Michael Myers in the original 'Halloween' was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
- The names of Popeye's four nephews are: Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye.
- Mr. Ed, the horse on the TV show Mr. Ed, was so used to " talkikng" to Wilber that he would begin to move his lips as soon as Wilber stopped talking, without his trainer signaling him.
English language Random Facts
- Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of
the United States states.
- The longest word in the English language with no vowels is Rhythms!
- Was it a car or a cat i saw... 'WASITACARORACATISAW'.. This is the only English sentence which even if we read in reverse, will give the same sentence.
- The Bible has been translated into Klingon.
- If you were to spell out numbers, you would have to go until 1,000 until you use the letter "A".
- The United States does not have an official language.
- French author Michel Thaler published a 233 page novel which has no verbs.
- The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable.
- The longest words in the English language with only one syllable are the
nine-letter "screeched" and "strengths".
- It is impossible to hum if your nose is plugged.
- People who drink coffee are less likely to commit suicide than people who don't.
- Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.
- On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.
- The average human body contains enough:- Sulphur to kill all fleas on an average dog, Carbon to make 900 pencils, Potassium to fire a toy cannon, Fat to make 7 bars of soap, Phosphorus to make 2,200 matchheads, and enough Water to fill a ten-gallon tank.
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