Humans eat more bananas than monkeys! In 2015 we ate over 74 million bananas.
The first known usage of the word “fun” was in the year 1727.
Canada had more lakes than the rest of the world combined.
Currently, Mars is the only planet we know of that is exclusively populated by ….robots.
There are giant clouds of alcohol floating in space that contain enough alcohol in them to take care of everyone’s alcoholic needs on Earth… for the age of the solar system. Now if space booze wasn’t fun enough, it turns out at least one of the alcoholic clouds out there has the same stuff in it that makes raspberries taste like raspberries, and smells like rum. So space booze is delicious!
Otters hold hands while they sleep so they don’t drift away.
Kangaroos can’t jump backwards. Also Emus can’t walk backwards.
Tie a rope around the North Pole, then walk roughly 11 kilometres out from the North Pole in a straight line and walk around the pole in a circle. Congrats, the world is now rotating under your feet at the same speed you are walking over it.
inside the cooling tower of chernobyl, there’s a mold growing. It can survive off of your nuclear meltdown type radiation the same way a tree survives off of sunlight. And it’s edible.
Multi fun facts:
Elephants can move their skin to crush mosquitoes between their rolls.
The dot over the i and j is called a tittle.
A family of ferrets is a business, a murder of crows.
Pluto was once a planet.
Squirrels can purr like cats.
If you stretch your intestines out, end to end, on a basketball court, you would die.
The combination of an exclamation point and question mark is an interrobang. (‽)
The word “typewriter” can be typed just using the top row of keys. This was designed so early salesmen of typewriters could demonstrate by typing this word fast since they had no training in how to type.
Stretching and yawning simultaneously is called pandiculating.
Petrichor is the smell of rain on dry Earth.
The lunar lander design was based on the structure of a virus (bacteriophage electron micrograph) that infects bacteria.
A regulation golf ball has 336 dimples.
One of the most successful military campaigns in history was Liectenstein during the Austro-Prussian War. They didn’t kill anybody, and sent 80 men. They returned with 81: as they befriended one of the people from the opposition.
Putting the emphasis on a different word each time this sentence has 7 different meanings.
Pigeons can count, add, and subtract. Dogs cannot.
Crows have accents depending on the region they come from/grew up