Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Some Random and Very Pointless Facts!

Almonds are members of the peach family

Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

Coca-Cola was originally green.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

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

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop even your heart.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white
A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse.

The cells that make up the antlers of a moose are the fastest growing animal cells in nature.

A cockroach can live 9 days without its head before it starves to death.

A hippo can run faster than a man can.

Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.

A lion's roar can be heard from five miles away.

Flies jump backwards when they take off.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning

The fastest typist can type at 211 words per minute.

The song with the longest title is "I'm a Cranky Old Yank in a Clanky Old Tank on the Streets of Yokohama with my Honolulu Mama Doin' Those Beat-o, Beat-o Flat-On-My-Seat-o, Hirohito Blues" written by Hoagy Carmichael in 1943.

The Hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 in China in 1910

On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year

Elephants can't jump. Every other mammal can.

The oldest business in the United States of America is the cymbal company Zildjian which was founded in Constantinople in 1623.

The letters of the alphabet in order of frequency of use are:

A quarter has 119 grooves around the edge.

Every year more people are killed by donkeys, than in aircraft crashes.

The first word spoken on the moon was Okay.

2,500 left handers die each year using products designed for right handers.

Your nose and ears never stop growing!!

All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.   "Cept Nurple" Kyle

The longest place-name still in use is:
Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupoka-wenuakitanatahu, a New Zealand hill.

The Ramses brand condom is named after the great pharaoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

A clitoris is a type of flower

Women love cats. Men say they love cats, but when women aren't looking, men kick cats.

Money isn't made out of paper. It's made out of Cotton!

Many hamsters only blink one eye ata time!

One googol written out is:

If you sleep in a cold room, you are more likely to have a bad dream.

The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

The average woman consumes 6 pounds of lipstick in her lifetime.

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

The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.

The word lethologica describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
Polar bears are left-handed.
The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.

Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesnt wear pants.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

When Coca-Cola began to be sold in China, they used characters that would sound like 
 "Coca-Cola" when spoken. Unfortunately, what they turned out to mean was "Bite the wax tadpole". It did not sell well.

It's impossible to sneeze without closing your eyes.

Czar Paul 1 banished soldiers to Siberia for marching out of step.

The male scorpion fly gets other males to bring him food by imitating a female fly.

WWI flying ace Jean Navarre attacked a zeppelin armed with only a kitchen knife!

there are more plastic flamingos in amercia than reall ones.

a snail can sleep for 3 years.

In Kentucky, it's illegal to carry an icecream cone in your back pocket

Pigs orgasms last 30 minutes

The Danish word for condom is 'svangerskabsforebyggendemiddel' (PB)


  1. Holy Shit, where do you get all this? Awesome none the less, this Is why I like your blog, always something kickass.

  2. Lovin' those kind of random stuff :p

  3. lol some of that stuff , i was like wtf , i like the men kick cats one , its true....

  4. Coca Cola was Green!? That's great!

  5. Keep up the random.

  6. Interesting..

    You have:

    "Women blink nearly twice as much as men."

    on there twice.

  7. almonds are really in the peach family? Lol that amazes me haha

  8. Wow I love random facts so much! I had no idea a snail could sleep that long...

  9. Holy smokes. I love random facts! These are gold!