25+ Cool And Interesting Random Facts

Expand your knowledge and impress your friends with this collection of over 25 fascinating and obscure random facts. These facts cover a wide range of topics, from science and history to nature and human behavior, and are sure to leave you feeling enlightened and entertained. Get ready to broaden your horizons and learn something new!

“J. R. R. Tolkien began work on The Hobbit one day early in the 1930s, when he was marking School papers. He found a blank page. Suddenly inspired, he wrote the words, “In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit.””

“A small Japanese railway company was so financially troubled that they started selling rice crackers, to the point that profits from selling rice crackers are now double those from its railway operations. “

“Before the FIFA World Cup 2014 Semi Final Match in which they lost 7-1 from Germany, Brazil hadn’t lost a single match at a home stadium in competitive matches since 1975.”

“Australian Wallabies have been found to make crop circles in Tasmania after ingesting opium poppies. “

“A man in Georgia tried to shoot an armadillo, but the bullet ricocheted off its shell and hit his mother-in-law, injuring her.”

“You pay to have your star on the walk of fame in Hollywood, $30,000 to be precise. “

“The founder of eSnipe, a website that places bids for eBay users during the last seconds of an auction, placed the site for sale in December 2000. The auction was won by an eSnipe user, who won it using eSnipe to place the winning bid. “

“George Washington was worth $525 million in his day (adjusted for inflation).”

“Capital letters were stored in the upper tray for typefaces used in letterpress printing. This is why they’re called uppercase.”

“In August 2013, Google went down for 5 minutes and, as a result, took 40% of all internet traffic with it.”

“Midway through the Great Irish Famine (1845–1849), a group of Choctaw Indians collected $710 and sent it to help the starving Irish. It had been just 16 years since the Choctaw people had experienced the Trail of Tears, and faced their own starvation. “

“A Roman soldier who survived the three of Rome’s greatest defeats at Ticinus, Trasimene, and Cannae went on to lead the army that defeated Hannibal. We know him as Scipio Africanus.”

“Amelia Dyer is one of the most prolific serial killers in history. She is estimated to have killed 200-400 children.”

“The sun emits more green visible light than any other color, but we still see the color mixture as white. It only appears yellow because shorter wavelength colors such as blue scatter in the atmosphere, making the sky blue. “

“Before the kale fad of 2013, Pizza Hut was one of the largest purchasers of kale. They used it ornamentally to decorate the salad bars. “

“Graffiti from the walls of the ancient city of Pompeii have been unearthed and translated, showing that human behavior has remained unchanged in the past 2000 or so years. “

“On their trip across the continent, Lewis and Clark came across a tribe that knew how to say “son of a b#tch” in English. “

“Teddy Roosevelt made a 2-hour speech shortly after an attempted assassination. He correctly concluded that since he was not coughing blood, the bullet had not completely penetrated the chest wall to his lung. He declined going to the hospital immediately.”

“Horror movie soundtracks sometimes include infrasound, which is below the range of human hearing. Even though we can’t hear it, we can still feel it and infrasound has been shown to induce anxiety, heart palpitations, and shivering.”

“Upon landing in England, William the Conqueror slipped and fell. To play it cool, he grasped two fistfuls of soil and proclaimed ‘England is ours!’”

“The prestigious Michelin Star, an award that the world’s best chefs work their lives to attain, is awarded by Michelin Tires. For over 100 years, it’s all been part of an advertising campaign to sell tires.”

“In WWII, the Japanese bombed Saskatchewan, Canada. The only property that was damaged was a fence.”

“Houston has a program that allows citizens to give tickets to those who abuse handicap parking spaces, after taking a four-hour course.”

“Prairie dogs have such a complex means of communication that they can embed descriptions of predators within their calls, and even have a specific call to describe a man with a gun.”

“Will Smith is now older than how old Uncle Phil was at the beginning of “The Fresh Prince.” “

“A 9-year-old girl in Australia who received a liver transplant does not need lifelong immunosuppressants because her blood type spontaneously changed from O negative to O positive to accommodate the donor liver. “

“Spongebob Squarepants was originally going to be called Spongeboy and the show was originally going to be called Spongeboy Ahoy, but they had to change his name after it turned out that Spongeboy was the copyrighted name of a mop. “

“The Alaskan Malamute became the state dog of Alaska after a 3-year campaign and legislative process that started with a kindergartner asking the question, “Why doesn’t Alaska have a state dog.””

“In 2004, police discovered a secret underground cinema with professionally installed electricity, phone lines, full bar, classic movies and recent thrillers, and more in the catacombs under Paris. Upon returning three days later, a note was found that read “Do not try to find us.””

“Tenochtitlan was possibly the highest populated city in the world before its fall, with 5 miles of aqueducts, a ten mile levee, and one of the most complicated class systems in the world at the time. Cortés of Spain leveled the entire city in 75 days.”


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