25 crazy facts for you


  1. J.K. Rowling chose the unusual name ‘Hermione’ so young girls wouldn’t be teased for being nerdy!
  2. Hewlett-Packard’s name was decided in a coin toss.
  3. The total number of steps in the Eiffel Tower are 1665.
  4. The Pokémon Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan are based off of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan.
  5. The toothpaste ‘Colgate’ in Spanish translates to ‘go hang yourself’.
  6. Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.
  7. Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
  8. Dr. Kellogg introduced Kellogg Corn Flakes in hopes that it would reduce masturbation.
  9. The testicles on an octopus are located in its head!
  10. In England, in the 1880’s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word.
  11. It snowed in the Sahara desert for 30 minutes on the 18th February 1979.
  12. Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.
  13. If you leave everything to the last minute… it will only take a minute.
  14. Ithyphallophobia is the fear of erections.
  15. The first alarm clock could only ring at 4am.
  16. Birds don’t urinate.
  17. Dying is illegal in the Houses of Parliaments – This has been voted as the most ridiculous law by the British citizens.
  18. The word ‘ejaculation’ comes from the Latin word meaning ‘throwing out’.
  19. The 20th of March is known as Snowman Burning Day!
  20. Slugs have 4 noses.
  21. Panphobia is the fear of everything… which is a pretty unlucky phobia to have.
  22. An apple, potato, and onion all taste the same if you eat them with your nose plugged.
  23. George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.
  24. A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!
  25. The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime.

 

 

 

by the Fact Site

 

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