19 Interesting Random Facts

“A group of owls is called a parliament.”

“Cows kill more people every year than sharks.”

“Alexander the Great once built a permanent bridge to an island just because he was upset when they laughed at his offer for surrender on their part because he couldn’t get there.”

“Otters hold hands while they sleep!”

“There were more planes destroyed in World War II than there are planes on Earth today.”

“Babies don’t have kneecaps for the first four years of their life.”

“There is poop in your body now.”

“Asparagus grows so quickly during the spring (up to 10″ in one 24 hour period, or almost half an inch per hour) that you could literally sit and watch it grow were you so inclined (or that bored).”

“During the Cold War, an American condom company was shipping, well, condoms to the USSR but they switched the sizes so that, for example, a XL size was labeled under medium on the box so that the Russians would think Americans had big dicks.”

“There’s over 200 dead bodies on Mount Everest that haven’t been retrieved. Instead, they serve as markers for the hikers.”

“When given the opportunity, butterflies will happily drink your blood.”

“The muppets singing bohemian rhapsody was the first 1080p video on YouTube.”

“In terms of time, Cleopatra lived closer to us than she did to the building of the pyramids. Also woolly mammoths still roamed the earth when the pyramids were built, crazy.”

“Norway and North Korea are separated by one country.”

“Everyone in the world has held the title of being the youngest person in the world.”

“Russia is bigger than Pluto.”

“The word “factoid” means something that’s like a fact, but isn’t. The correct word for a fun little fact should be “factid”.”

“In the production of the 2014 Godzilla movie the sound designers played Godzilla’s roar through a whole lot of concert speakers and they got noise complaints from 3 miles away about people thinking there was an earthquake.”

“Banging your ahead against a wall for one hour burns 150 calories.”

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