Strange Facts

  1. Tumors can have pockets of hair, teeth, or even eyes inside of them.
  2. Male black widow spiders are able to smell how hungry female black widow spiders are. This instinct helps them avoid being eaten by the female.
  3. The average person checks their cell phone 150 times per day.
  4. Bones and Cool Ranch Doritos have a very similar smell.
  5. Combining the wealth of the 300 richest people in the world, would be a greater amount than the wealth of the 3 billion poorest people in the world.
  6. The longest piece of English writing in the world is a fan-fiction story about the Nintendo game Super Smash Bros. It is currently 4 million words long, and it is available on FanFiction.net.
  7. If a rabid bat bites you during your sleep, you likely won’t feel the bite.
  8. If a pizza has a radius of ‘z’ and a thickness of ‘a’, its volume is Pi z* z* a*
  9. There are tiny maggot-like organisms in your eyebrows that cannot be seen with the human eye.
  10. The average human sheds 40 pounds of skin in their lifetime.
  11. We have been hunting whales since the stone age.
  12. The word censorship is censored in China.
  13. Certain types of butterflies drink human blood.
  14. According to a survey, 7% of religious Americans pray that they can get good parking spots.
  15. In Greek mythology, it was thought that redheads would transform into vampires after death.
  16. At any given moment, there are approximately 35-50 serial killers in USA. (According to the FBI)
  17. 55% of Americans think they are smarter than the average American.
  18. Wooly Mammoths were not extinct during the construction of the pyramids.
  19. The American secret service put female hormones into Hitler’s food, in attempts to feminize him.
  20. There is an official Rock, Paper, Scissors league.
  21. 93.5% of humans who have ever lived are currently dead.
  22. The CIA reads nearly 5 million Twitter posts (tweets) every day.
  23. The English word ‘Mortgage’ originated from a French word for ‘Death contract’.
  24. The average person swallows a liter (or 4.2 cups) of their own snot every day.
  25. Cotard’s Syndrome makes living people believe they were dead.
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