100 Random Fun Facts about everything and nothing

101 Fun Facts

Here’s a long post of over a 100 Fun Facts !

Shark attacks are more common in Florida then voter fraud.

Singer Demi Lovato pursued her education through home-schooling, after being a victim of bullying.

Mexico is the United States’ third-largest trade partner, accounting for $1.5 billion in bilateral trade across its border on any given day.

Jennifer Lopez was the first one to have her movie and her album reach no.1 in the same week.

The Stegodyphus lineatus desert spider feeds her babies by vomiting up her own guts.

Chimpanzees fart so loudly and frequently that scientists locate them in forest occasionally by following the farts.

Every night, the U.S. Constitution is lowered into a safe that is bomb proof.

Saffron is more expensive than gold because harvesting it is so laborious.

40% of corn is used for ethanol to add to fuel. Another 40% is used for livestock feed.

Red Bull was created in Thailand in 1976 as an energy drink for truck drivers.

Some spiders disguise themselves as ants by pretending their two front legs are antennae.

The world’s first speeding ticket was issued to a motorist in 1896. The limit at the time was 2mph and he was going at 8mph.

Nokia was once a popular manufacturer of toilet paper.

Coco Chanel was the only fashion designer featured on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

In the 1980s, a one letter typo cost the Yellow Pages US$10 million when they misprinted a travel agency’s advertisement for ‘exotic vacations” as “erotic vacations.”

Giraffes flick insects away with their tongues.

 Some woodpeckers like to eat the brains of baby doves.
As of 2017, every American would have to contribute US$43,503 to pay off the U.S. national debt.

In 16th century Europe, it was believed that eating a tomato could turn you into a werewolf.

 

Rats first arrived in North America in the late 18th century onboard sailing ships that frequented East Coast seaports.

Popsicles were originally called “Eppsicles” after their inventor Frank Epperson. His children came up with the more famous name.

7-Up was introduced in 1929 with the name of ‘Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda’.