Who doesn’t love fun facts? It’s like a joke, but without the punch line. Fun facts are fun all on their own!
Here’s some food facts, animal facts and even facts about movies.
Mr Potato head was the first toy ever advertised on TV.
Bananas and banana flavored food don’t taste the same. The flavor is based on a banana that was wiped out in the 1950s by the plague.
The medical name for your butt crack is “intergluteal cleft.”
Scotland’s national animal is the unicorn.
The stage that comes before frostbite is called “frostnip.”
Nazis were the first group of people to start an anti-smoking and tobacco movement.
There is an emergency number in South Korea to report spies, just call 113.
For fresh flowers, use Viagra! If you smash a little blue pill and add it to the flower vase, your flowers will stay erect for up to a week longer than usual.
There are no bridges over the Amazon Bridge
Snails have 14,000 teeth.
Most toilet paper sold in France, for your house, is pink.
Catnip is ten-times more effective at repelling mosquitos than DEET is.
Hares are born with fur and can see. Rabbits are born “naked” and blind.
Most toilets flush in E flat.
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the top to the bottom of the glass.
Daddy longlegs have penises, which technically makes them not spiders.
Television was invented only two years after sliced bread.
Your nose and your ears never stop growing.
Bullfrogs do not sleep.
Cap’n Crunch’s full name is Horatio Magellan Crunch.
Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as a medicine.
Tigers skin is striped, as well as its fur. Stripes are like fingerprints, no tigers have the same pattern.
Sean Connery wore a toupee in all his James Bond movies.
The Himalayan Honey Bee is the largest of all honeybees. It’s honey is hallucinogenic and collected by some Indian tribes.
The collars on men’s shirts used to be detachable. This was because the collars needed to be washed more and it cut down on laundry costs.
There is a place in Canada named “Dildo.”
Alligators will give manatees the right of way while swimming near each other.
Baked beans are not actually baked, but stewed.
Before “bloopers” was used as a word, ‘out-takes’ were called ‘boners.’
Swans in England belong to the queen.
The cowardly lion from the Wizard of Oz wore a costume made of a real lion skin.
Walmart has a lower acceptance rate than Harvard. Walmart accepts only 2.6% of all their applications.
Heart attacks are more likely to happen on a Monday.
No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven times.
Walmarts highest selling item is bananas.
Mar’s sunsets are blue.
Strawberries can be white or yellow, and some taste like pineapple.
The Boston Marathon banned women from running until 1972.
A lion’s roar can be heard from 5 miles away.
All dogs are banned in Antarctica since 1994. The concern was that the dogs might spread diseases to the seals.
A baby spider is called a spiderling.
If you have a DUI in Ohio, your license plate will be a different color than everyone else’s
The University of Minnesota is older than the state itself.
In Japan, the death rate from a lightning strike is the same as getting shot by a gun.
When an octopus is born, it’s the size of a flea. And octopuses have three brains!
Facebook, Skype and Twitter are all banned in China.
You cannot sneeze while you’re sleeping. Your body shuts down that reflex.
The brain is our “fattest” organ, composed of over 60% fat.
The french language has seventeen different words for ‘surrender.’
Dead people can get goosebumps.
The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the world.
Worms eat their own poop.
According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.
Slugs have four noses.
An apple, an onion, and a potato all taste the same with your nose plugged.
There are 1665 steps in the Eiffel Tower.
Larry is the name of the Twitter bird.
Iguanas have three eyes. They have two normal eyes and the third is on top of their head that perceives brightness.
How fun is this list? Fun facts are a favorite of mine and you will love them, too!