100 Interesting Facts

100 Interesting Facts

Interesting fact – No.1

Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game.

Interesting fact – No.2

The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and the parrot.

Interesting fact – No.3

Whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound.

Interesting fact – No.4

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

Interesting fact – No.5

When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.

Interesting fact – No.6

Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die.

Interesting fact – No.7

Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.

Interesting fact – No.8

Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day.
Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.

Interesting fact – No.9

The first Ford cars had Dodge engines

Interesting fact – No.10

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

Interesting fact – No.11

The Boeing 747 is capable of flying upside-down if it weren’t for the fact that the wings would shear off when trying to roll it over.

Interesting fact – No.12

Never hold your nose and cover your mouth when sneezing, as it can blow out your eyeballs.

Interesting fact – No.13

The world’s smartest pig, owned by a mathematics teacher in Madison, WI, memorized the multiplication tables up to 12.

Interesting fact – No.14

In ancient Greece, children of wealthy families were dipped in olive oil at birth to keep them hairless throughout their lives.

Interesting fact – No.15

Every Labrador retriever dreams about bananas once in a while.

Interesting fact – No.16

Approximately one-sixth of your life is spent on Wednesdays.

Interesting fact – No.17

You can actually sharpen the blades on a pencil sharpener by wrapping your pencils in aluminum foil before inserting them.

Interesting fact – No.18

17.111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321.

Interesting fact – No.19

18.12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.

Interesting fact – No.20

123,000,000 cars are being driven down the U.S’s highways.

Interesting fact – No.21

160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world’s widest road.

Interesting fact – No.22

A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off.

Interesting fact – No.23

A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.

Interesting fact – No.24

A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.

Interesting fact – No.25

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

Interesting fact – No.26

A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.

Interesting fact – No.27

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.

Interesting fact – No.28

A giraffe can go without water longer than a camel can.

Interesting fact – No.29

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

Interesting fact – No.30

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

Interesting fact – No.31

A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn’t give her coffee.

Interesting fact – No.32

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

Interesting fact – No.33

A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove.

Interesting fact – No.34

A whale’s penis is called a dork.

Interesting fact – No.35

America once issued a 5-cent bill.

Interesting fact – No.36

An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.

Interesting fact – No.37

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

Interesting fact – No.38

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

Interesting fact – No.39

Ben and Jerry’s send the waste from making ice cream to local pig farmers to use as feed. Pigs love the stuff, except for one flavor: Mint Oreo.

Interesting fact – No.40

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

Interesting fact – No.41

Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.

Interesting fact – No.42

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

Interesting fact – No.43

If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.

Interesting fact – No.44

In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

Interesting fact – No.45

It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. (Don’t try this at home!)

Interesting fact – No.46

More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.

Interesting fact – No.47

More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.

Interesting fact – No.48

More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones.

Interesting fact – No.49

Mosquitoes have teeth.

Interesting fact – No.50

Most Americans’ car horns beep in the key of F.

Interesting fact – No.51

Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.

Interesting fact – No.52

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

Interesting fact – No.53

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Interesting fact – No.54

Over 1000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

Interesting fact – No.55

Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.

Interesting fact – No.56

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

Interesting fact – No.57

The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

Interesting fact – No.58

The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.

Interesting fact – No.59

The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.

Interesting fact – No.60

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

Interesting fact – No.61

The only nation whose name begins with an “A” but doesn’t end in an “A” is Afghanistan.

Interesting fact – No.62

The “save” icon on Microsoft Word shows a floppy disk, with the shutter on backwards.

Interesting fact – No.63

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

Interesting fact – No.64

There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

Interesting fact – No.65

There are over 52.6 million dogs in the U.S.

Interesting fact – No.66

There are more chickens than people in the world.

Interesting fact – No.67

There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.

Interesting fact – No.68

There are only four words in the English language which end in “-dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

Interesting fact – No.69

There are only thirteen blimps in the world. Nine of them are in the United States.

Interesting fact – No.70

When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.

Interesting fact – No.71

Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland.

Interesting fact – No.72

You’re born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.

Interesting fact – No.73

You’re more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather.

Interesting fact – No.74

Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland.

Interesting fact – No.75

The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.

Interesting fact – No.76

The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it’s stomach inside-out.

Interesting fact – No.77

The state of Florida is bigger than England.

Interesting fact – No.78

The name Wendy was made up for the book “Peter Pan.”

Interesting fact – No.79

The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.

Interesting fact – No.80

The Neanderthal’s brain was bigger than yours is.

Interesting fact – No.81

The oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years of age. Its name was Fred.

Interesting fact – No.82

The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

Interesting fact – No.83

The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

Interesting fact – No.84

The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.

Interesting fact – No.85

The housefly hums in the middle octave, key of F.

Interesting fact – No.86

The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.

Interesting fact – No.87

The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs.

Interesting fact – No.88

The “L.L.” in L.L. Bean stands for Leon Leonwood.

Interesting fact – No.89

The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”

Interesting fact – No.90

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

Interesting fact – No.91

The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.

Interesting fact – No.92

The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.

Interesting fact – No.93

The Boston University Bridge (on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts) is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane.

Interesting fact – No.94

The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra’s “Its A Wonderful Life”.

Interesting fact – No.95

The condom – made originally of linen – was invented in the early 1500s.

Interesting fact – No.96

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

Interesting fact – No.97

The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.

Interesting fact – No.98

The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.

Interesting fact – No.99

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

Interesting fact – No.100

The elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump.

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