50 quick random facts.

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1.The world's deepest postbox is in Susami Bay, Japan. It is 10 metres underwater.


2. Female Kangaroos have three vaginas.


3. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin was 1st man to pee on the moon.


4. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match stick.

5. Alfred Hitchcock's  'Pyscho'  was the first film to show a toilet being flushed on screen.


6. The longest music performance began on 5th September 2001 in a church in Germany and will end in 2640.


7. The Tanganyika laughter epidemic lasted for around 6 to 18 months.


8. Otters sleep holding hands.


9. 20% of coffee mugs contain fecal matter.

Holy Cow!

10. If you remove all the empty space from the atoms that make up every human on earth, the entire world's population can fit in an apple.

11. It would take 12,00,000 mosquitoes sucking at once to completely drain a human of blood.

12. The small percentage of static you see on 'dead' TV channels is actually residual radiation from the Big Bang.


13. The Greek national anthem, Hymn to Liberty, has 158 verses.

14. More than 50% of people in the world haven't made or received a phone call.


15. 'A duck's quack doesn't echo' is a myth. It does.

16. Due to shortage of metal, the Oscars were made of painted plaster during World War II.


17. There are more possible iterations in a game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe.


18. The China Highway 110 traffic jam lasted for more than 10 days. Cars moved at the speed of 0.6 miles per day.

Imagine being that late for a meeting!

19. Beer in Russia was considered a soft drink up until 2011.

20. Mohammad is the most popular first name in the world. Lee is the most popular last name.

21. If you wanted to watch every video on YouTube, you have to watch 55 crore hours worth of videos as of now. Minus what you have already watched.


22. Forbes estimated Scrooge McDuck's wealth to be around USD 65.4 billion.


23. There are over 200 dead bodies on Mount Everest.

24. 

Tarahumara tribe a.k.a. super athletes run 300 km at once.



25. The largest snowflake was recorded to be 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick.

26. In 1386, a pig was executed for the murder of a child in France

27. James Fixx, who popularized jogging in USA, died of a heart attack while jogging.

28. 315 entries in the Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

29. About 10 percent of the people in the world are lefties.

30. The elephant is the only mammal which cannot lift all four feet off the ground at the same time.

31. The world's oldest chewing gum is 5,000 years old.


32. The Matami Tribe of West Africa have a different version of football. They play with skulls instead of a ball.

33. Charles Osborne, an American, had hiccups for 68 years.

34. Guinness Book of World Records holds a world record as the best-selling copyrighted book of all time.

35. A cockroach can live for several weeks without its head. 

36. The loneliest creature on earth is a whale near the Pacific Coast which hasn't had any response to its mating call for decades.

37. Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he does not wear pants.


38. Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine. Before that, it was considered poisonous as it was made from other items like grapes and berries.


39. The average lead pencil can be used to write a line about 56 km long or around 50,000 English words.


40. Earth is the only planet in our solar system not named after a god.

41. The eye of an Ostrich is bigger than its brain.

42. 'Jiffy' was actually a proposed unit of time which was equal to the time it takes light to travel one centimeter in a vacuum (approximately 33.3564 picoseconds).

43. The biggest tapeworm found inside a body was 35 meters long.

44. Astronaut Eugene Cernan wrote his daughter's initials on the moon as promised. 

45. Leonardo Da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.


46. Pigs can't look up at the sky.

47. Rats and horses can't vomit.

48. Only one satellite has ever been destroyed by a meteor.

49. If it does not break, a glass ball can bounce higher than a rubber ball.


50. The first condom was made somewhere in the 16th century.




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