Random Facts

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  • 1
    In 2007, a customer kindly gave a $10,000 tip to a Pizza Hut waitress after hearing she had financial troubles which had forced her to drop out of college.
  • 2
    The human sigh acts as a physiological reset button.
  • 3
    The Earth gets heavier each day by tons, as meteoric dust settles on it.
  • 4
    A cat rubs against people not only to be affectionate but also to mark out its territory with scent glands around its face. The tail area and paws also carry the cat's scent.
  • 5
    In Greek legend, malicious creatures called Kallikantzaroi sometimes play troublesome pranks at Christmas time. In order to get rid of them, salt or an old shoe is burnt. The pungent burning stench drives off, or at least helps discourage, the Kallikantza
  • 6
    Rain contains vitamin B12.
  • 7
    In North Korea, you are forced to choose one of 28 government-approved haircuts.
  • 8
    There's a video game called "Lose/Lose" that deletes a random file on your computer every time you kill an enemy.
  • 9
    A spider's silk is stronger than steel.
  • 10
    The water of the Antarctica is so cold that nothing can rot there.
  • 11
    Rice is the chief food for half the people of the world.
  • 12
    'Jedi' is an official religion, with over 70,000 followers, in Australia.
  • 13
    There is a prison in Brazil that allows inmates to pedal stationary bicycles, providing electricity in a nearby city - in exchange for reduced sentences.
  • 14
    Identical twins do not have identical fingerprints.
  • 15
    'Second Street' is the most common street name in the U.S.; 'First Street' is the sixth! "
  • 16
    The levels of two stress hormones, cortisol and epinephrine which suppress the body's immune system, will actually drop after a dose of laughter.
  • 17
    Viagra dissolved in water can make cut flowers stand up straight for up to a week beyond their natural lifespan.
  • 18
    The number of births that occur in India each year is higher than the entire population of Australia.
  • 19
    Every year, Louis Vuitton burn all their unsold bags. They burn them in order to prevent them from being priced lower.
  • 20
    Pound for Pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars!