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Random Interesting Facts

Naomi Sarah
Random interesting facts on all things worldwide, that you will not only find absorbing, but informative.
We are encased in a world full of mystery, drama and extraordinary instances, that are interesting enough to put down as a factoid. Facts in general, are speculated acts or events, that observers and researchers, label as definitive, in terms of being real and constant.
So we find ourselves looking for these innumerable facts, about things we wish we knew more about, and are fascinated to know more on as a particular subject. Here's giving you a glimpse of some of the most queer, yet enlightening random interesting facts.

List of Interesting Facts

Browse through these random facts to know more about small and big things you took for granted.
  • George Washington was known to grow marijuana in his garden.
  • Dragonflies live up to 24 hours.
  • Sharks are the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  • Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  • If you force your eyes open when you sneeze, they could pop out by force.
  • Snails can go without eating for three years, and sleep just as much.
  • Peanut butter was invented by George Washington Carver.
  • One packet of crisps is like drinking five liters of cooking oil within a year.
  • The two heads of a two-headed snake, fight with each other for food.
  • The human eye can detect 10 million colors.
  • The largest hummus dish made weighed 10,452 kg in Lebanon.
  • Americans eat about 18 acres of pizza a day in the US.
  • Second to petrol, coffee is the highest selling product internationally.
  • Americans use toothpicks more than floss.
  • A butterfly was originally called a flutterby.
  • Elvis Presley had a twin brother, that died at birth.
  • Dogs have 10 vocal sounds, while cats have a hundred.
  • Dolphins have to tell themselves to breathe, and can't do so reflexively.
  • Diet coke was not invented until 1982.
  • Cigarette lighters were invented before the match.
  • Goldfish when kept in the dark, will turn white over a period of time.
  • A shrimp's heart is in its head.
  • Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  • The human brain consists of 80 percent water.
  • The busiest day for plumbers, is one day after Thanksgiving.
  • America came up with the fortune cookie concept, not China, by a guy named Charlie Jung.
  • Infants spend most of their time daydreaming than adults do.
  • Wrigley's gum was the first product to have its bar code scanned.
  • 'Okina' are the 13 alphabets of the Hawaiian people (A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, W).
  • It is not possible for a pig to look up at the sky.
  • Marilyn Monroe was found to have six toes.
  • A dentist invented the electric chair.
  • Almond nuts are a part of the peach family.
  • The King of Hearts, is the only king without a mustache.

  • The dot above the letter I is called a tittle.
  • Tom Sawyer was the first novel to be written using a typewriter.
  • If Arab married men refuse to pour coffee for their wives, they can file for divorce against their husbands.
  • A pound of refined sugar, takes 1 ton of water to prepare it.
  • Kissing is said to be healthier than shaking hands.
  • You cannot kill yourself by holding your breath, except maybe pass out.
  • Pogonophobia, is the fear of beards.
  • Monology is the study of stupidity.
  • Cranberry Jell-O is the only real fruit jelly.
  • Battle plans by Napoleon were made in a sandbox.
  • The liquid inside a young coconut can be used as a blood plasma substitute.
  • On an average, about 437 questions are asked by a four-year old.
  • The hardest part of the human body, are one's teeth.
Check out these dumb facts to know more about the things that happen around us, and prepare to be even more baffled, and surprised with these unusual facts.