Here are some weird facts for you:

  1. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  2. Most lipstick contains fish scales.
  3. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  4. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  5. The average person’s left-hand does 56% of the typing.
  6. There are more lifeforms living on your skin than there are people on the planet.
  7. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
  8. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  9. There are more chickens than people in the world.
  10. Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
  11. The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
  12. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
  13. All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20.
  14. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
  15. “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.
  16. All 50 States are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
  17. Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  18. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.
  19. Maine is the only State whose name is just one syllable.
  20. There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous“: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
  21. The characters “Bert” and “Ernie” on Sesame Street were named after “Bert the cop” and “Ernie the taxi driver” in Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
  22. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  23. Butterflies taste with their feet.
  24. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  25. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  26. In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
  27. Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
  28. Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
  29. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
  30. The jellyfish is 95% water.
  31. Caterpillars completely liquify as they transform into moths.
  32. A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
  33. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
  34. It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  35. The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
  36. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
  37. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
  38. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
  39. “Stewardesses” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

Hope you learned something new today πŸ™‚

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