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Top 50 Random Fun Facts

1.   Canada and Uruguay are the only sovereign states that have fully legalized the consumption and sale of recreational cannabis nationwide.

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2.   Huaso, the horse and Captain Alberto Larraguibel, set the high-jump world record on February 5, 1949, by jumping 2.74 m (8ft 1in). It is one of the longest-running unbroken sports records in history, at 70 years.

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3.   Kimigayo is the national anthem of Japan. It’s one of the oldest and shortest national anthems in the world.

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4.   In New Jersey, it's illegal to wear a bulletproof vest while committing a violent crime.

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5.   Tupac Shakur ashes were mixed with weed and smoked by the members of his hip hop band.

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6.   The Speyer wine bottle is believed to be the world’s oldest bottle of wine and the earliest known unopened bottle of wine in the world. It is dated between 325 and 350 AD.

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7.   A group of elk is called a gang.

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8.   The vibrator was originally invented as a medical device in the 19th century.

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9.   The Japanese word inemuri means 'sleeping on the job'; the practice is supposed to show how committed an employee is.

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10.   In 2007, the Iranian army once arrested 14 squirrels.

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11.   Facebook, Youtube, Instagram and Pinterest are all banned in China.

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12.   Abraham Lincoln never slept in the Lincoln Bedroom at the White House. Instead he used it as his office.

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13.   Polar Bears are the largest land carnivore.

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14.   Ann Hodges is the only person in recorded history to have been struck by a meteorite.

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15.   A man who survived a jump from the Golden Gate Bridge in an attempt to take his own life was saved by a sea lion who kept him afloat until rescuers could reach him.

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16.   The Largest cockroach in length and wingspan is the South and Central American Megaloblatta longipennis, which can grow to 3.8 inches in length and have an 8 inches wingspan.

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17.   More people commit suicide in New York City than are murdered.

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18.   In Georgia, it’s illegal to let the chicken cross the road.

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19.   A woman can get pregnant while she is already pregnant.

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20.   President Rutherford B. Hayes had a Siamese cat named Miss Pussy.

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21.   The first dinosaur to be formally named was the Megalosaurus.

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22.   The first American alarm clock could only ring at 4 a.m.

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23.   Barack Obama was the first African American President of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

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24.   Snail teeth found to be the strongest natural material.

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25.   Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day was the largest seaborne invasion in history.

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26.   It takes Mars 687 Earth days to orbit the Sun.

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27.   The colour red doesn't make bulls angry; in fact, they are red-green colour blind.

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28.   Wilt Chamberlain holds the single-game scoring record, having scored 100 points in NBA.

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29.   A man from Wisconsin has been banned from the internet in 2014 after sending a naked man to a neighbour's house through Craiglist.

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30.   Genghis Khan had the most significant number of children in history at an all high of 1000-2000 children.

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31.   Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.

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32.   It would take 1.1 million mosquitoes, each sucking once, to drain the average human of blood completely.

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33.   Pentheraphobia is the fear of your mother-in-law.

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34.   In 2009, a man dressed as Santa Claus robbed a bank in Tennessee: he claimed he needed money to 'pay his elves.'

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35.   Jonathan, a Seychelles giant tortoise, is the oldest land animal in the world. He is believed to have been born in around 1832, making him 188 years old in 2020.

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36.   Pumpkins are 90 percent water.

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37.   In Canada, Santa’s postal code is HOH OHO.

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38.   It’s illegal to feed pigeons on the streets or sidewalks of San Francisco.

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39.   The Inland taipan is the most venomous snake in the world. It is estimated that one bite possesses enough lethality to kill at least 100 fully grown men.

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40.   In 2008, Felix Batista, an anti-kidnapping expert and former U.S. Army who has negotiated nearly 100 kidnapping and ransom cases, was kidnapped in Mexico after giving a presentation on surviving being kidnapped.

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41.   Pennsylvania Dutch groups were actually from Germany. The world “Dutch” does not refer to the Dutch people or Dutch language, but the German settlers, known as Deutsch.

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42.   Detroit gave Saddam Hussein a key to the city in 1980.

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43.   The world’s largest jigsaw puzzle with the most pieces has 551,232 pieces.

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44.   There have been no recorded deaths from spider bites in Australia since 1981.

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45.   The most prolonged sneezing fit ever recorded lasted over 2.6 years.

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46.   The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system and the world’s biggest single structure made by living organisms.

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47.   There is an Underwater post office in Vanuatu, an island located in the South Pacific Ocean.

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48.   Bill Gates has donated $50 billion to charity.

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49.   Leonardo Da Vinci is the first person who proposed contact lenses in 1508.

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50.   Q.R. code stands for Quick Response Code.

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