Thursday, January 12, 2017

Interesting Random Facts: No. 4

Choosing exciting places for first date increases the chances of the other person falling for you. 
Farting helps reduce high blood pressure and is good for your health.

Breastfeeding allows a baby to give germs to mothers so that her immune system can respond and can synthesize antibodies for her baby.

Breastfeeding

Handshakes were originally meant to make sure that the person you were meeting wasn’t carrying a concealed weapon. The hand clasp proved that your hand was empty and shaking was meant to dislodge any weapons hiding up the sleeve.

The boomslang snake’s venom causes you to bleed from all holes of your body.

Boomslang Snake

Women have twice as many pain receptors on their body than men but a much higher pain tolerance.

When getting a new car, choose one that is silver. The color is most visible on the road and is least likely to get into an accident.

By law, a pregnant woman can pee anywhere she wants to in Britain, even if she chooses, in a police officer’s helmets.

The butterflies you get in your stomach when you see someone you like is actually a stress response caused by adrenaline. 

A small amount of stress helps you to remember things better but a large amount may hinder your memory.

Most people notice a distinct smell in the air after it rain. That smell after rain is caused by bacteria called actinomycetes.

A person's eyes are always the same size from birth but a person's nose and ears never stop growing.

Rubbing a banana peel on mosquito bites can help stop the itching.

A Banana Peel

Spanish national anthem has no words.

You don’t sneeze when you are asleep because the nerves involved in the sneeze reflex are also resting.

The colder the room you sleep in, odds are high that you’ll have a bad dream.

If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn pale.



Russia didn’t consider beer to be alcohol until 2011. It was previously classified as a soft drink.

To have your photo taken with the first ever camera, you would have to sit still for 8 hours.

The First Camera

About 20 percent of the world’s land surface is desert.

Europe is the only continent with no large deserts.

Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill.

A Forest Fire

Scientists claim that the higher your I.Q., the more you dream in your sleep.

Anything a duckling meets 10 minutes after its born becomes its parent.

A Duckling

Flowers are known to grow faster when music plays near them.

The color orange was named after the fruit and not the other way around.

Chewing gum makes a person fart more than usual. You’ll swallow more air then you normally would and that leads to flatulence.

Honey is the only food that included all the substances necessary to sustain life, including enzymes, minerals, water and vitamins.



The extra weight of obesity costs airlines $275 million per year.

Pineapples is not a single fruit, but a group of berries that have fused together.

A person cannot hum while holding their nose closed.

Skipping breakfast can cause you to gain weight. This tricks your brain into thinking you want higher-calorie foods later in the day. 

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

Human Dust Particles

Taking nap longer than 20 minutes during day can help boost memory and enhance creativity.

Eating a teaspoon of sugar after having something spicy, can help neutralize the burning sensation.

A Teaspoon of Sugar

It takes twice as long to lose new muscle if you stop working out, than it tool to gain it.

There are more life-forms living on your skin than there are people on that people.

Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.

Leonardo da Vinci

Two-thirds of the people on earth have never seen snow.

Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do.

A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.

A Hummingbird

Fifteen percent of the air you breathe in a metro station is human skin.

Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.

French was the official language of England for over 600 years.

You are more likely to die from a falling coconut than a shark attack.

The average mattress doubles in weight over the course of 10 years due to accumulation of dust mites and dust mite poop.

Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

An Ostrich

The king of hearts is the only king in the standard deck of cards, without a mustache.



Polar bears trying to blend in with ice will cover up their black nose with their paws.

A Polar Bear


Blue whale fart bubbles are large enough to enclose a horse.

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