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Random Interesting Facts That You're Not Likely to Forget

Random Interesting Facts
Random interesting facts on all things worldwide, that you will not only find absorbing, but informative.
Naomi Sarah
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2019
We are encased in a world full of mystery, drama and extraordinary instances, that are interesting enough to put down as a factoid. Facts in general, are speculated acts or events, that observers and researchers, label as definitive, in terms of being real and constant.
So we find ourselves looking for these innumerable facts, about things we wish we knew more about, and are fascinated to know more on as a particular subject. Here's giving you a glimpse of some of the most queer, yet enlightening random interesting facts.
List of Interesting Facts
Browse through these random facts to know more about small and big things you took for granted.
Children standing upside down
Marijuana field
  • George Washington was known to grow marijuana in his garden.
Eastern pond hawk, Erythemis simplicicollis, dragonfly
  • Dragonflies live up to 24 hours.
Lemon Shark and Sunrays
  • Sharks are the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
Old tailor scissors in a upholstery manufactory
  • Da Vinci invented the scissors.
Girl Sneezing
  • If you force your eyes open when you sneeze, they could pop out by force.
Close up of a snail
  • Snails can go without eating for three years, and sleep just as much.
Jar of peanut butter with nuts
  • Peanut butter was invented by George Washington Carver.
Packet of crisps with cheese and spring onion flavor
  • One packet of crisps is like drinking five liters of cooking oil within a year.
Unique snake
  • The two heads of a two-headed snake, fight with each other for food.
Human eye. Macro shot
  • The human eye can detect 10 million colors.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
  • The largest hummus dish made weighed 10,452 kg in Lebanon.
Friends eating pizza
  • Americans eat about 18 acres of pizza a day in the US.
Ground coffee on wooden scoop and grains in background
  • Second to petrol, coffee is the highest selling product internationally.
Toothpicks in a plastic container
  • Americans use toothpicks more than floss.
Butterfly on a flower
  • A butterfly was originally called a flutterby.
Elvis Presley postage stamp
  • Elvis Presley had a twin brother, that died at birth.
Passports on world map
Dog and cat
  • Dogs have 10 vocal sounds, while cats have a hundred.
Dolphin jump out of the water in sea
  • Dolphins have to tell themselves to breathe, and can't do so reflexively.
Diet Coke
  • Diet coke was not invented until 1982.
Illustration evolution concept of fire from matches to lighter
  • Cigarette lighters were invented before the match.
Gold fish in a bowl
  • Goldfish when kept in the dark, will turn white over a period of time.
Orange Shrimp
  • A shrimp's heart is in its head.
Venus planet
  • Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  • The human brain consists of 80 percent water.
  • The busiest day for plumbers, is one day after Thanksgiving.
  • America came up with the fortune cookie concept, not China, by a guy named Charlie Jung.
  • Infants spend most of their time daydreaming than adults do.
  • Wrigley's gum was the first product to have its bar code scanned.
  • 'Okina' are the 13 alphabets of the Hawaiian people (A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, W).
  • It is not possible for a pig to look up at the sky.
  • Marilyn Monroe was found to have six toes.
  • A dentist invented the electric chair.
  • Almond nuts are a part of the peach family.
  • The King of Hearts, is the only king without a mustache.

  • The dot above the letter I is called a tittle.
  • Tom Sawyer was the first novel to be written using a typewriter.
  • If Arab married men refuse to pour coffee for their wives, they can file for divorce against their husbands.
  • A pound of refined sugar, takes 1 ton of water to prepare it.
  • Kissing is said to be healthier than shaking hands.
  • You cannot kill yourself by holding your breath, except maybe pass out.
  • Pogonophobia, is the fear of beards.
  • Monology is the study of stupidity.
  • Cranberry Jell-O is the only real fruit jelly.
  • Battle plans by Napoleon were made in a sandbox.
  • The liquid inside a young coconut can be used as a blood plasma substitute.
  • On an average, about 437 questions are asked by a four-year old.
  • The hardest part of the human body, are one's teeth.
Check out these dumb facts to know more about the things that happen around us, and prepare to be even more baffled, and surprised with these unusual facts.