Friday, 6 July 2018


Sometimes you have to do things just for fun and that’s what this article is about. Have any cool facts to add? Put them in the comments at the end of this article and I will add it to these other interesting facts.

1. 2013 is the first year since 1987 that consists of four different digits.

2. At the time of your birth, you were, for a few seconds, the youngest person on the planet.

3. If you spell out each of the numbers in order, the first time you get to the letter “a” is at one-thousand.

4. We’ve all been here forever. Every bit of matter we see has been here since the beginning of time and it always will be.

5. A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana

6. The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We’re all made of star dust.

7. The happier you are, the more antibodies your body generates – up to 50 percent more, in fact.

8. Penguins only have one mate their entire life and “propose” by giving their mate a pebble.

9. Cows have best friends.

10. Cuddling releases Oxytocin which helps speed healing and recovery from physical wounds.

11. Otters hold hands when sleeping so they don’t drift away from each other.

12. There’s a type of jellyfish that lives forever. Turritopsis nutricula

13. Wayne Allwine (the voice of Mickey Mouse) and Russi Taylor (the voice of Minnie Mouse) were married in real life.

14. We now have less crime, a lower death rate and longer life expectancy than at any other time in human history.

15. The clitoris has 8000 nerve fibres, double that of the penis, and is the only organ in the body which exists purely for pleasure.

16. Butterflies can taste with their feet.

17. For someone, somewhere in the world, today is the most amazing day of their life.

18. When you die, your body decomposes, and the atoms that contained “you” are recycled into Earth to be used again if they are not buried in a mental coffin or in a concrete box.

19. Every year the Netherlands sends 20,000 tulip bulbs to Canada to thank them for their aid in the Second World War.

20. Rats giggle when you tickle them. Their voices are so high-pitched you need special equipment to hear them, but when you do, their laughs are immediately evident.

21. Sea horses mate for life, are completely faithful and travel together by holding on to each other’s tails.

22. One in every 500 persons suffer from Parkinson’s disease.

23. President George Washington lost his teeth and replaced them with wooden teeth.          

24. Humans shed about 600,.000 skin scales every hour. The dust you see in your room is generally human skin cells. Most of these cells are left on your bed.  

25.   Jesus Christ was not born on December 25th. He was born in November. The December 25 date was set by the early Christians which was the same date of a Roman festival. The Christians chose this date in order that the Christians could celebrate Jesus’ death without being discovered of celebrating his birth by the Romans.
26.    Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. That comes to 390 feet per second (119 meter/second.

27.    There have been over 200 climbing deaths at Mount Everest and many of the bodies remain at the mountain to serve as a grave reminder for those who follow and also sre used as guideposts.

 28.   A man placed $127 million dollars’ worth of bitcoins in a garbage bag. The bag accidentally ended up in the city’s garbage dump. It is not known if it was found.

29. The Pentagon has a department that is studying the possibilities of aliens from space. 

30.   Unless your food is mixed with your saliva, you can’t taste it.

31.   Human saliva contains a painkiller called opiorphin that is six times more powerful than morphine. If that is so, why do we feel the pain of a toothache?

32.   During pregnancy, a woman’s brain shrinks and it takes up to six months to regain its original size.

33.   Putting sugar on a cut or wound reduces pain and speeds up the healing process.

434.   Some of the stupidest passwords for your computer or credit cards are; 12345. 123456, 1234567, 12345678. Star wars, Hello, data, loveyou, monkey, freedom, the year that you created the password, Robert, Billy, Andy and other first names that are common. It won’t take a hacker long to find your password. You should choose a password like this—h3gi49b2. A hacker would need a super computer to break into your computer with that password.

35.   Temperature can affect appetite. A cold person is more likely to eat more food.

36.   Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.

37.   The smell of freshly cut grass is actually the scent that it releases when in distress.

38,   Soldiers from every country salute with their right hands.

39.    All the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes.

40.   The human brain is more active during sleep than during the day.

I hope you have enjoyed reading these interesting facts. Sometime in the future, I will give you another 40 interesting facts. 

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