Random facts you definitely haven't heard before! (probably)

  • Pteronophobia is the fear of being tickled by feathers
  • When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red
  • 29th May is official "Put a pillow on your fridge day"
  • In 2015, more people were killed from injuries related to selfie taking than shark attacks
  • Heart attacks are more likely to occur on a Monday
  • When you die your hair continues to grow for a couple of months
  • Stressed is desserts spelled backwards
  • On average there are 178 sesame seeds per McDonald's BigMac bun
  • Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced
  • The surface area of an average sized brick is 79 cm squared
  • In 2006, an Australian man tried to sell New Zealand on eBay. The price rose to $3000 before eBay shut it down
  • Nutella was invented in WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration
  • The 50 star American flag was designed by an Ohio high school student for a class project. His teacher gave him a B-
  • When you say "11 seconds", it means 11 and a half days. "A billion seconds" would be over 31 years

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