Even More Shocking Fun Facts (pt. 3)

by: Ishraaq Shams

  1. Deer can’t eat hay.
  2. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue. I bet all those muscle builders are jealous.
  3. The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head.
  4. The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words. Woah!
  5. In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.
  6. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.
  7. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite. How did people come up with that?
  8. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
  9. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  10. The original story from “Tales of 1001 Arabian Nights” begins, “Aladdin was a little Chinese boy.” Genie-Point-and-Jaw-Drop-Alladin
  11. Cats urine glows under a black light. Cats are so special even their urine glows.
  12. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  13. Mosquito repellents don’t repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito’s sensors so they don’t know you’re there.
  14. Walt Disney was afraid of mice. Then how did he come up with Mickey Mouse, his “son”?
  15. All US Presidents have worn glasses; some just didn’t like being seen wearing them in public.glasses
  16. You spend 7 years of your life in the bathroom.
  17. A spider has transparent blood.
  18. Babies are most likely to be born on Tuesdays.
  19. The S in Harry S. Truman did not stand for anything.
  20. The word Pennsylvania is misspelled on the Liberty Bell. Fail.1326721695_Liberty-Bell-Philadelphia-Pennsylvania
  21. Prince Charles is an collector of toilet seats.
  22. Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.
  23. The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army. G.P. for ‘General Purpose’ vehicle.
  24. The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets. Phineas and Ferb reference anyone?
  25. The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

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