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Top 50 Random Fun Facts

1.   You could fit all the planets in the solar system between the earth and the moon.

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2.   According to a report by Ocean Conservancy, between 55 and 60 percent of the plastic waste in the oceans comes from just five countries: China, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

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3.   The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer.

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4.   Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge is the world longest bridge a total of 164.8 kilometres (102.4 mi) long.

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5.   Doctor Paul Locus of Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee, dressed as the Joker from the Batman movie Dark Knight during a delivery procedure on October 31, 2017. Doctor Locus safely delivered baby Oaklyn Selph.

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6.   Shaquille O'Neal only made one three-point shot during his entire career on February 16, 1996.

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

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8.   "Weird Al" Yankovic originally wrote 'Albuquerque' to annoy people for 12 minutes, but it became a big hit and one of his most famous songs.

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9.   Mars does not have a magnetic field.

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10.   Polar Bears fur is not white but transparent.

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11.   Queen Elizabeth II is a trained mechanic.

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12.   The California condor is the largest North American land bird and has a wingspan of 9.8 feet, and weighs up to 26 lb.

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13.   A pea plant has been found growing inside a man's lung.

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14.   A nasothek is a collection of nose sculptures.

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15.   A Koala can sleep up to 22 hours a day.

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16.   Mcdonald's once made bubblegum flavored broccoli.

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17.   The first selfie photograph was taken in 1839 by Robert Cornelius.

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

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19.   There are 20 Native languages in Alaska, and most within two main groups, the Inuit-Unangan and Na-Dene.

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20.   In some cultures, vampires don't have reflection because they lack souls.

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21.   A philodox is someone who loves their own opinion.

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22.   Beaver butts secrete a goo called castoreum, which is used for vanilla flavouring.

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23.   A group of hippopotamuses is called a bloat.

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24.   In 1960, Paul McCartney once spent three hours in prison after lighting a condom on fire.

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25.   A man in Richmond, Canada, went to Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany to complain about his 'unsafe' car. After the vehicle was repaired, the couple refused to believe the car was safe to drive and demanded their money back or a replacement vehicle. Mercedes-Benz said no, and the man filed a lawsuit in 2019, but the legal dispute is going nowhere, the man decided to take matters into his hands and, in January of this year, flew to Mercedes-Benz HQ. in Stuttgart Germany.

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26.   LEGO holds the largest annual volume toy tire manufacturer ever.

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27.   20 t0 30 percent of the food we eat is used to fuel the brain.

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28.   No suspect was ever caught or charged for the 1982 Tylenol murders in Chicago that killed seven people.

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29.   The horned lizard can shoot blood from the corners of the eyes for a distance of up to 5 feet.

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30.   A recording of a camel's moan was slowed down and used as the sound effect of the tornado in the 1996 film Twister.

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31.   About a million Earths could fit inside the sun.

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

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33.   Siderodromophobia is the fear of trains.

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34.   There’s a helicopter taxi company in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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35.   In Sweden, blood banks send a text message to blood donors to notify them whenever their blood saves someone's life.

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36.   Aviator Jimmy Angels discovered Angel falls by mistake after his plane crashed.

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37.   Japan has over 5 million operating vending machines currently within the country. There is approximately 1 vending machine per 23 people, making it the country with the most vending machines per capita in the entire world.

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38.   Wayne Allwine, who was the voice of Mickey Mouse, was married to Russi Taylor, the sound of Minnie Mouse.

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39.   There are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on Earth.

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40.   IN 1941, Henry Ford made a car out of soybeans.

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41.   Roughly 725 species of venomous snakes worldwide, only 250 can kill a human with one bite.

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42.   The 1981 film Roar used real lions during filming, resulting in over 70 casts and crew being injured. Cinematographer Jan de Bont had his head scalped by a lion while filming under a tarp, resulting in 220 stitches. The film has been described as "the most dangerous film ever made."

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

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44.   Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos.

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45.   Cats have more bones than humans.

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46.   Snowflake is the only known albino gorilla in the world. He was born in the wild and captured by villagers in Equatorial Guinea. In 1966 Snowflake was taken to the Barcelona Zoo until his death of skin cancer in 2003.

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47.   Tom Cruise was a student at a Franciscan seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio, as a teenager and aspired to become a Catholic priest before he went into acting.

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48.   The first eight-packs of Crayola in 1903 were sold door-to-door for a nickel.

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49.   The word ‘infant’ is from the Latin word infans, means ‘unable to speak.’

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50.   Felix Baumgartner became the first person to break the sound barrier without vehicular power.

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