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Strange But True - Some Amazing Facts some are just plain daft

Updated on March 7, 2016

Did you know an Ostrichs Eye is bigger than it's brain?

Here's a collection of strange facts for you to enjoy

We all have some useless bits of trivia floating around in our heads and sometimes they can come in handy when taking part in a quiz.

I've put together a collection of these useless facts for your enjoyment. Let me know what you think.

A ducks quack does not echo. No one knows why

It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

Most lipstick contains fish scales

There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos

Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot

A cockroach can live for 10 days without a head

Brains are more active sleeping than watching TV

It is against the law in Iceland to have a dog

You can not kill yourself by holding your breath

Coca-Cola would be green if colouring was not added to it

Some worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food

Dolphins sleep with one eye open

One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet

An ostrichs eye is bigger than its brain

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying

Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die

When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red

It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it

The average person laughs 13 times a day

Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining

Japanese research has concluded that moderate drinking can boost IQ levels

A one-third pound stalk of broccoli contains more vitamin C than 204 apples

China has more English speakers than the United States

Emus cannot walk backwards

In a lifetime, the average driver will honk 15,250 times

A leech has 32 brains

Every day, the average person swallows about 2 pints of snot

Women take three times longer than men when using the toilet

There is cyanide in apple pips

The cigarette lighter was invented before the match

One million cloud droplets are needed to make enough water to produce one raindrop

If you enjoyed these then you might enjoy my funny answers from family fortunes too.

Please don't forget to vote for this hub.


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      dave ash 

      7 years ago

      Good stuff. Keep it coming.

    • The Quiz Master profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from England

      Cheers Jayjay and thanks again quark.

      This is only the beiginning of what I have to offer!

      As long as I have Jayjay and Quark I'm happy.

      Thanks you too. and thanks for the UP.

    • jayjay40 profile image


      7 years ago from Bristol England

      Great facts, will have to try chewing gum while peeling onions. I have voted this up

    • qwark profile image


      7 years ago


      Couldn't agree with ya more! :-)



    • The Quiz Master profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from England

      Thanks Quark,

      I wish more people would make the small effort of voting like you and me do.

      It means a lot when you've spent so much time writing an interesting article to get a response.

    • qwark profile image


      7 years ago

      Hi Quiz:

      I like these kinds of "hubs!"

      I think I'll move to Iceland! I don't like

      Have a great day.

      I gave ya an "up" and "useful."



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