Did you know? – 40 Interesting yet random facts!

did you know - facts

Just some interesting facts I came across. Enjoy!

  1. There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.
    corn-flakes-nutrition
  2. The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches.
    major legue baseball
  3. Diet Pepsi was originally called Patio Diet Cola.
    patio diet cola - pepsi
  4. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
  5. The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2200 people!
    PoisonArrowFrog
  6. Drivers kill more deer than hunters!
  7. Recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch TV for 3 hours!
    3hrs tv recycling
  8. At 188 decibels, the whistle of the blue whale is the loudest sound produced by any animal.
  9. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew marijuana on their plantations.
    thomas jefferson marijuana
  10. All the chemicals in the human body combined are worth about 6.25 euro – if sold separately.
  11. The oldest patented company logo is the red triangle of Bass beers.
    bass beer logo
  12. Only humans shed emotional tears.
  13. Most burglaries occur during the daytime.
  14. No president of the USA was an only child.
  15. A group of frogs is called an army.
    frog army
  16. A portion of the water you drink has already been drunk by someone else, maybe several times over.
  17. Stannous fluoride, which is the cavity fighter found in tooth paste is made from recycled tin.
  18. In its ancient form, the carrot was purple, not orange.
    ancient purple carrots
  19. The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.
  20. The first banner advertising was used in 1994.
  21. There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones.
  22. Cats cannot taste sweet things.
  23. Avocados are poisonous to birds.
  24. A moth has no stomach.
  25. In Singapore, it is illegal to sell or own chewing gum.
    singapore chewing gum ban
  26. Originally, Du Pont, Inc. was a tiny gun powder mill in New Jersey.
  27. Rain contains vitamin B12.
  28. A peanut is not a nut. It is a legume.
  29. Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the morning.
  30. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had only one testicle.
  31. Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne.
  32. Honeybees never sleep.
  33. All 13 minerals necessary for human life can be found in alcohol beverages!
  34. The storage capacity of the human brain exceeds 4 Terrabytes.
  35. King George I could not speak English!
    king_george_I
  36. There are only 14 blimps in the world.
  37. The range of a medieval long-bow is 220 yards.
    english longbowmen
  38. 25% of your bones are located in your feet.
  39. The UK eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.
    british-breakfast-with-baked-beans
  40. In ancient England a person could not have sex unless you had consent of the King.
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