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More Random, Awesome Facts!

Updated on July 12, 2011
  1. The word "Set" has the most definitions in the English Language.
  2. You are more likely to be killed by a bee than a snake.
  3. Earth is the only planet in the Solar System not named after a God.
  4. Slugs have 4 noses.
  5. Honey does not spoil. 4000 year old honey has been found to be edible!
  6. Almost is the longest word in the English Dictionary with all letters in alphabetical order.
  7. July 2011 has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays!
  8. Ants outnumber humans a million to one.
  9. The ant population weighs the same as the Human race.
  10. The worlds largest Gummy Bear was 51 times the size of a regular Gummy Bear, and weighed 5lbs.
  11. Astronauts cannot burp in Space, as there is no gravity to separate the liquid from gas in their Stomach.
  12. The average bra size in America is 34C, 20 years ago it was 34B.
  13. We forget 80% of what we learn every day.
  14. Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.
  15. Q is the only letter of the alphabet not appearing in the name of any US State.
  16. The lowest ever temperature recorded in Florida was -2°C.
  17. 1 in 4 Adults have been arrested.
  18. Drinking 80-100 cups of coffee in one sitting is dangerous.
  19. The term "Computer Bug" was coined after a Moth flew into a computers circuitry.
  20. The world's oldest Facebook user is 103.
  21. You will spend on average, 5 years eating in your lifetime.
  22. And you'll spend a further 1 year of your life searching for misplaced objects!
  23. The world's oldest ever cat lived for 38 years, over double an average cat's life-span.
  24. In many cultures, the groom often kidnapped the bride, accompanied by the "Grooms-Men". He stands to the right so that his 'sword arm' is free to fight off a jealous rival.
  25. The most used letter in the English language is E.
  26. Albert Einstein left his wife for his cousin.
  27. There are more than 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 possible configurations for a standard Rubik's Cube, but only one solution.
  28. Cracking your knuckles does not cause any form of bone-deterioration. The sound is gas bubbles bursting.
  29. You are taller in the morning than you are in the evening.
  30. Abraham Lincoln was elected to congress in 1846, John F. Kennedy was elected to congress in 1946.
  31. Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860, John F. Kennedy in 1960.
  32. Both were shot in the back of the head in the presence of their wives.
  33. Lincoln was shot in the Ford Theater, Kennedy in a Lincoln manufactured by Ford.
  34. Both were succeeded by men named Johnson.
  35. Andrew Johnson who succeeded Lincoln was born in 1808.
  36. Lyndon Johnson who succeeded Kennedy was born in 1908.
  37. Lincoln's assassin ran into a warehouse to hide after shooting him.
  38. Kennedy's assassin ran into a Theater after shooting Kennedy from a warehouse.
  39. John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald were both assassinated before their trials.
  40. The wood-louse is a crustacean
  41. The metal bit that holds the rubber on the end of a pencil is called a ferrule.
  42. 92 Nuclear Bombs have been lost at sea.
  43. One in every 30 million caught at sea Lobsters is yellow.
  44. Nintendo originally produced playing cards.
  45. If all the money in the world was added up it would total approximately £29.124 Trillion, and divided by everyone on earth, every single person would receive £4392.24
  46. Adolf Hitler was man of the year in the 1939 Time Magazine.
  47. The Pinata Island Turtle is the rarest animal in the world; there is only 1 left in existence!
  48. The galaxies largest diamond is 2,500 miles across and is 10 billion, trillion, trillion carats. It was created when a white Dwarf's core crystallized and became a diamond over 2 billion years.
  49. The most common birthday is the 5th October
  50. The least common birthday is the 22nd May
  51. In 1783 an Icelandic eruption threw up enough dust and ash to block the sun out of Europe temporarily.
  52. In February 1979 it snowed in the Sahara Desert for 30 minutes.
  53. The lowest ever temperature recorded on earth was -89.2°C in Antarctica in 1983.
  54. The closest living relative to the Chicken is the T-Rex
  55. Everyone on Earth with Blue eyes has a single common ancestor.
  56. The Koala does not belong to the bear family, actually the marsupial family, the same family as the Kangaroo.
  57. 53% of US Women will not leave the house without make-up on.
  58. 2/5 of married couples are each-others first love.
  59. The world's oldest recorded person was Madam Jeanne Louise Calment and died at 122 years old. She out-lived both her daughter and her grandson.
  60. You have an average of 100,000 hairs on your head.


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      Ryan Palmer 4 years ago from In a Galaxy far, far away

      Thanks for the tip, Hecate!

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      hecate 5 years ago

      This is great! but the only thing i dont agree with is: Marilyn Monroe did not have 6 toes on one foot. It was only a rumor started by a jealous ex-worker.

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      Ryan Palmer 5 years ago from In a Galaxy far, far away

      Thank you Nikita :)

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      Nikita 5 years ago

      wow this is awesome!!!

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      Ryan Palmer 6 years ago from In a Galaxy far, far away

      Most are, I admit, things I found on the internet...

      Others are just things I've learnt over the years, either way I wanted to share! :)

      Thanks, I know I will it can get hairy out there, but training is going well and I've learnt a lot.

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      Martyv25 6 years ago

      Hey Ryan great hub, you're either really intelligent or just like researching stuff on the net. Either way this is a cool hub. Good look on joining the police by the way, you'll need it trust me.

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      Ryan Palmer 6 years ago from In a Galaxy far, far away

      @Case1worker- There are and plenty more to come!

      @Lenore - Thanks! :) I'm chuffed everyone enjoyed it, more than I anticipated!

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      Lenore Robinson 6 years ago from Delaware

      Great Hub! Really enjoyed it! Up and useful!

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      CASE1WORKER 6 years ago from UNITED KINGDOM

      Wow! There are so many statments in this list to which my reply would be "I didn't know that"

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      Ryan Palmer 6 years ago from In a Galaxy far, far away

      Thanks BKCreative, really glad you enjoyed it! :)

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      BkCreative 6 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

      I like knowing that I am taller in the morning - something so cool about that! Love hubs like this. Thanks a million!

      Rated up.

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      Ryan Palmer 6 years ago from In a Galaxy far, far away

      Thanks Alma!

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      Alma Cabase 6 years ago from Philippines

      This is a really cool hub.