40+ Random Facts that you Won’t Believe are True

Do you have a kid who loves random facts? Here are some facts that your kid will find hilarious.

Cool Facts About Humans

You fart roughly 14 times daily; each fart goes from your body at 7 mph.

Some tumors can grow hair, teeth, and bones.

Your brain utilizes 10 watts of energy to think.

Your fingernails grow quicker when you are cold.

A normal cough is 60 mph, while a sneeze is often faster than 100 mph.

Your feet normally produce a pint of sweat every single day.

20% of all the oxygen we breathe is used by our brains.

Each baby is born with blue eyes.

Your small intestine is the biggest internal organ in your body.

Fun Facts About Animals

Giant Pandas eat roughly 28 pounds of bamboo daily –over 5 tons annually!

Some fish cough.  Really.

Cats can’t taste anything sweet.

Snails take the lengthiest naps, with some lasting as long as three years.

Kangaroos cannot walk backward.

Sea Lions have rhythm.  They are the first animal able to clap to a beat.

Baby koalas are fed poo by their mothers after birth, which helps them digest Eucalyptus leaves later in life.

Hippopotamus milk is pink.

Don’t like mosquitoes?  Get a bat.  They could eat 3,000 insects a night.

Birds cannot live in space – they need gravity to be able to swallow.

Goats have rectangular pupils in their eyes.

Many mammals, as well as cats and dogs, walk on their toes in conflict with humans, who walk on the soles of their feet.

Cows can walk upstairs but not down them.

Tiger shark embryos begin beating each other in their mother’s womb before they are even born.

Totally Random Facts

The Nobel Peace Prize is named after Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.

One of the ingredients necessary to make dynamite is peanuts.

The biggest living organism on the planet is a fungus.  It is in Oregon, encompassing 2,200 acres, and is still growing.

The quickest war in history lasted for only 38 minutes.

Glass balls can jump higher than rubber ones.

The tiniest country in the world takes up .2 square miles: Vatican City.

The typical person spends two weeks of their life waiting at traffic lights.

Applesauce was the initial food eaten in space by astronauts.

There are 31,556,926 seconds annually

Cans of diet pop will float in water, but soda cans will sink.

Some perfumes have whale poo in them.

The snow on Venus is made of metal.

You can slice a pie into 8 pieces with only three cuts.

The hardest town to pronounce town is in Wales: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll llantysiliogogogoch.

The surface of the planet Mars is covered in rust, making the planet appear red.

A tsunami moves just as fast as a jet.

Funny Interesting Facts

Want chocolate-smelling poo?  There is a pill for that.

Before 1913 parents could mail their kids to Grandma – through the postal service.

Are you scared that a duck is watching you?  Some people are.  That is anatidaephobia.

There is a 50% chance that in a group of 23 people, two will share the same birthday.  In a group of 367 people, it is a 100% chance.  But only 70 people are required for a 99.9% chance.

Love carrots?  Don’t eat a lot, or you will turn orange.

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