Top 58 Random Facts You Would Love To Read

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Top 58 Random Facts You Would Love To Read

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Are you getting bored by sitting at home doing nothing? There's something which never gets boring, as long as it's obviously interesting, are random facts! Arm yourself with cool, unbelievable, and very interesting 58 random facts that will surely make your day. So, let's start

1. There are many twins today than ever before, as the later, you decide to give birth, the higher your chances of getting twins, and today people tend to make families later than ever.

2. There are more living things on and within your body than there are people on the earth. Not just twice or three times — the numbers are completely mind-blowing.

3. A four-year-old child on average asks more than 400 questions a day.

4. There's a chili pepper you won't be eating if you want to stay alive. It's never used in cooking, however: it has been designed as a painkiller.

5. Scientists believe that Leonardo da Vinci could, at the same time, write with one hand and draw pictures with the other.

6. Ultimately, an average human sheds some 40 pounds of the skin during their lives. Your outer skin is completely replaced every month.

7. There is a room at Microsoft's Washington headquarters that has a world record for being the world's quietest place. You can hear your heartbeat standing inside it.

8. Beijing witnessed the longest jam ever in August 2010, lasting 10 days and 62 miles in distance.

9. The Metric system is the world's most widely accepted measuring system. The Imperial units remain in use only for three countries: Liberia, Myanmar and the United States.

10. John D. Rockefeller is still the richest man in the world with ten times the net worth of Bill Gates adjusted for inflation

11. Starfish not only can regenerate their lost limbs, but the whole starfish can be regenerated from the limb.

12. Thanks to the Montreal Protocol, signed in 1987, scientists believe that the Earth's ozone layer will be fully restored within half a century.

13. If taken together, all of the ants in the world will weigh as much as the entire human population of the planet.

14. Chickens are more than double the number of people. A total number in the world was reported at 18.6 billion in 2009.

15. Purple is the least popular color for national flags. There are only two countries in the world that have used it: Dominica and Nicaragua.

16. Count yourself lucky if you saw snow in your lifetime: two-thirds of people on the planet can't say the same about themselves.

17. The domestic chicken is the dinosaur's closest relative. Yes, even the powerful T-Rex.

18. Cold nights and bright sunny days imply more vibrant colors.

19. There's a $20 coin made in 1933 that was sold for over $7 billion 70 years later. Also, in fact, it was never used as a currency.

20. Never suppress a sneeze unless you really need to. The pressure can cause a blood vessel to burst in your head or neck, leading to injury.

21. Honduras has a town where fish rains every year, on the same day of the year.

22. Jeep was originally an abbreviation and was called a G.P., or a general-purpose vehicle.

23. Sweden is the world's largest island country. There are more than 221,800 islands, of which only about a thousand are inhabited

24. The jellyfish melts in the sun because it's 95% water.

25. In 2012, twin girls were born 87 days apart named Amy and Katie. They’re now in the Guinness World Records for the longest gap between the birth of twins.

26. Every panda in the world’s zoos belongs to China.

27. If you decide to watch every video on YouTube, It would take more than 1000 years to watch them all. And then about 1,000 times more because of all the new videos that would appear by then.

28. A mouse’s bones are so flexible it can fit into a ballpoint pen-sized hole.

29. The most popular language in the world is not English. The title belongs to Mandarin Chinese, with over a billion speakers around the globe.

30. The record for the longest-lasting hiccups belongs to a man named Charles Osborne. He had this condition for 69 years straight.

31. Human fingers are extremely sensitive as an evolutionary perk. You'd feel the difference between a single-story house and a car if your fingertips were the size of the Earth.

32. China is home to the most bicycles in the world. However, the most bike-friendly city is Copenhagen in Denmark.

33. A giraffe’s tongue is so long the animal can clean its own ears with it.

34. A hummingbird’s heart beats at the average rate of 1,200 beats per minute. That’s 20 beats per second!

35. Only about 86% of the world’s adult population can read, and it’s considered a huge leap forward compared to half a century ago.

36. Lobsters can come back to life after being frozen and thawed, because of their cold-blooded nature.

37. Prairie dogs kiss each other to say “hi”.

38. Facebook can qualify as a country of its own: today, there are over 2 billion people using it, which is more than the population of the US, China, and Brazil combined.

39. Africa is a challenger, though: by 2050, it’s estimated to grow to 2.3 billion people living there.

40. During a flight on an airplane, our sense of smell and taste is 20 to 50% lower than usual. That’s why the food onboard doesn’t seem delicious.

41. Japan is home to the oldest hotel in the world. It’s been welcoming guests since 705 CE.

42. French was the official language of England for about 450 years. In 1066, William the Conqueror, who was of the French origin, brought the language to the country.

43. Cows are highly social creatures, and they even have the best buddies they spend most of their time together with. They become upset if they get separated too.

44. In case you didn’t notice, goats have rectangular pupils. And they’re the only animals with such an eye structure.

45. Archeological evidence exists of an extinct penguin species that was about 6-foot tall.

46. It rains diamonds on Jupiter and Saturn. This happens because methane turns into carbon, which then hardens to become graphite and eventually diamond.

47. High heels were originally men’s wear. Butchers wore them in ancient Egypt to avoid blood on the ground.

48. Dogs don’t see the world in shades of gray. In fact, they can see colors, just fewer of them than people.

49. The name of the man who invented cotton candy was William Morrison. He was a dentist.

50. There’s a thunderstorm in Venezuela that occurs every year and lasts for about 140-160 nights. It even has a name: Catatumbo.

51. Michelangelo couldn’t stand painting the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling so much that he even wrote a poem about it.

52. Ever got chills from listening to your favorite track? It’s because your brain reacts to it by releasing dopamine — the happiness hormone. Figures.

53. You probably know that tomatoes are technically berries, right? Well, bananas, peppers, and eggplants are, too.

54. John Cage, an avant-garde composer, wrote the longest musical piece in history. It’s supposed to be played as slowly as possible, and it’s estimated to take 639 years to play to the end.

55. Black belt in martial arts, like karate, is a 'first step' in Japanese because the achievement of a black belt is literally the first stage of art mastering, with a lot more to come.

56. Charlie Chaplin once went to a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest…and lost it! The same happened with Dolly Parton almost a hundred years later, in 2012.

57. Mark Zuckerberg is a red and green colorblind. That’s why he designed Facebook in shades of blue — that’s the color he can see best.

58. Horseshoe crabs have a total of 10 eyes, two of which are located right on its hard shell.

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