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50 Crazy Facts

Updated on July 22, 2011

Below are 50 crazy facts that are bound to shock, surprise and maybe even disgust you a little bit.  Enjoy!

Crazy Facts

  1. Fred and Wilma Flintstone were the first couple to be shown in bed on television.
  2. Women can hear better than men, on average, but men can read smaller text than women.
  3. Alaska has more people walking to work than any other state.
  4. Half of the entire American population live within fifty-five miles of their birth place.
  5. Studies have shown people with the highest IQs have more copper and zinc in their strands of hair.
  6. In 1952, Einstein was offered presidency over Israel, but graciously declined.
  7. All babies are color blind for the first few days after being born.
  8. Dolphins and humans are the only creatures on the entire planet who have nookie just for pleasure.
  9. A pig's orgasm last for up to thirty minutes.
  10. On average, left hand people live nine years less than right hand people do.
  11. The ant can lift and carry an object up to fifty times its own body weight.
  12. Fleas are capable of leaping a distance that is equal to over 350 times the length of its body.
  13. If you decapitate a cock roach, it will live about nine more days and will only die from starvation.
  14. Male praying mantis are not capable of reproducing with their heads still attached to their bodies. In order to initiate reproduction, the female rips the males head off.
  15. Butterflies' taste buds are located on the bottoms of their feet.
  16. Ostrich's brains are smaller than their eyes.
  17. Starfish's consciousness is based purely on the reflexes of their muscles. They have no brains.
  18. Mosquito repellents actually cause you to go invisible to mosquitoes so they can't actually see you. It blocks the signals your body normally gives off that is picked up by the mosquitoes sensors. This is the equivalent of a radar blocker on a submarine.
  19. When you sleep, you burn more calories than you do when sit on your couch watching TV.
  20. When you flush your toilet, bacterial particles land on anything within a six foot radius. Better start putting your toothbrush away!
  21. You can't fold a sheet of paper in half more than seven times.
  22. In a normal deck of cards, the king of hearts is the only king that doesn't have a mustache.
  23. American Airlines was able to spend more than $40K by getting rid of one olive from all of the first class salads.
  24. An apple first thing in the morning helps you wake up much better than caffeine.
  25. Most of the dust in your house is from dead skin.
  26. You can lead a cow up a case of stairs, but they will never walk back down.
  27. Duck quacks will never echo and scientists can't figure out why.
  28. Turtles breathe through their bums.
  29. The only food that doesn't spoil is honey.
  30. You forget more than 90% of all of the dreams you ever have, before waking up.
  31. Blind people also experience dreams.
  32. You dream every night, even if you don't remember them. Everyone does.
  33. In our dreams, we see only faces that we have seen in waking life before. Some people report seeing strangers faces in their dreams, but our mind only creates faces it has seen before. It may have only been for a split second, but you still have seen it.
  34. 12% of people dream in black and white.
  35. All dreams are symbolic
  36. Anxiety is the most common emotion to be experienced in a dream.
  37. The average person has seven dreams per night.
  38. Scientific studies have proven most mammals dream too.
  39. In a male's dreams, 70% of the characters are men, but in female's dreams, there is an equal number of men to women.
  40. Rats can last longer with no water than camels can.
  41. If your stomach didn't produce a new layer of mucus once every couple weeks, it would start digesting itself.
  42. Female ferrets die when they go into heat and are unable to find a male to mate with.
  43. 12 new born babies are given to the wrong parents daily.
  44. The butterfly was originally called a flutterby.
  45. It burns more calories to eat a piece of celery then are actually in it.
  46. If you chew gum while cutting onions, it will keep you from crying.
  47. Israeli postage's glue is certified kosher.
  48. After exiting a cave, bats can only turn left.
  49. Astronauts have to eat a very strict diet three days before going into space, because farting damages the suit.
  50. Bruce Lee was so fast that, in order to see the moves he performed, they had to slow the film down.


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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 4 years ago from Philippines

      Interesting collection of facts:)

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      tausif khan 4 years ago

      wao awesome

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      LLawliet20 5 years ago

      Wow!!! Ants sure are very strong!!!

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      Ayush 5 years ago

      It is the best site and the best and funny facts.I like these facts the most.

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      PWalker281 6 years ago

      Very interesting facts, indeed. As for the bacteria spewing out when you flush the toilet, that can easily be remedied by closing the lid before you flush. BkCreative wrote an entire hub about it.

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      Temirah 6 years ago

      I'm with the little guy in the photo at the top of the page - Wow! Really?!!