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52 Random Life Facts

Random Interesting facts about life

Life is more interesting than you think. We fail to notice thousands of things and events taking place around us every day. Here is a list of random interesting facts about life which you didn’t know.

Interesting Random Facts List:

  1. An ‘earworm’ is a song that gets stuck in your head.
  2. Lemon juice can aid in reducing the swelling caused by insect bites.
  3. 10% of all the photographs in the world were taken in the last 12 months.
  4. A burning candle creates 1 million tiny diamonds per second.
  5. There are enough diamonds in existence to give every human on this planet a cupful.
  6. An average person walks the equivalent of 3 times around the earth in his lifetime.
  7. Scientists believe that untidy and unmade beds are healthier for us than neat and made beds.
  8. Swearing when you are hurt helps in reducing the pain.
  9. It takes 4 seconds for silence to become awkward.
  10. Most people are happiest at 7:26 PM on Saturday night.
  11. 40% of women would consider dumping their boyfriends if her friends didn’t like him.
  12. An average woman’s handbag weighs between 3-5 pounds.
  13. Apples are more efficient at waking you up in the morning than tea or coffee.
  14. Pearls dissolve in vinegar.
  15. More germs are transferred shaking hands than kissing.
  16. The search engine Google got its name from the word ‘googol’ which refers to the number one with a hundred zeroes after it.
  17. If you could drive your car straight up, you would arrive in space in just over an hour.
  18. Every year lightning kills 1000 people.
  19. The highest speed ever achieved on a bicycle is 166.94 mph, by Fred Rompelberg.
  20. The small “You Are Here” sticker that indicates your position on a map has a name- it’s called an ideo locator.
  21. A typical hurricane produces the energy equivalent of 8,000 one megaton bombs.
  22. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
  23. Dogs and cats consume almost $7 billion worth of pet food a year.
  24. A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years.
  25. 27% of U.S. male college students believe life is “a meaningless existential hell.”.
  26. An average person laughs about 15 times a day.

    People and daily life are interesting

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  27. 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
  28. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
  29. You’re more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather.
  30. Cashews are actually a fleshy fruit. The nut that we eat is the seed that grows on the outside of the fruit.
  31. Diamonds are actually unstable at surface temperature and pressure. Every diamond above ground is very, very slowly altering into graphite, another form of pure carbon.
  32. Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a “Friday the 13th”.
  33. If you toss a penny 10000 times, it will not be heads 5000 times, but more like 4950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.
  34. If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.
  35. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
  36. Your dead skin accounts for most of your house dust.
  37. More people have allergies to Cow’s milk than any other food product.
  38. More people are killed from donkeys in a year than planes.
  39. No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
  40. It doesn’t matter how fresh-picked they are, coffee beans are actually tasteless until they’re roasted.
  41. Coca-Cola gets its name from its 2 key ingredients derived from the coca leaves and kola nut. (Its creator changed the ‘K’ in Kola to ‘C’ to make the name look better).
  42. The name ‘Adidas’ comes from the name of its founder Adolf (Adi) Dassler (Das).
  43. Istanbul is the only city in the world that is located on 2 continents.
  44. Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right, but the women’s shirts have the buttons on the left.
  45. The name hamburger has nothing to do with ham but comes from the German city, Hamburg.
  46. The blast of air you often feel while walking into a store is to prevent insects from flying in.
  47. Honey is the only natural product that does not deteriorate with time.
  48. Fire usually moves faster uphill than downhill.
  49. The chances of dying by fire are 15 billion to 1.
  50. Mother’s Day is the second most popular day for gift giving, after Christmas.
  51. Women Speak about 20,000 word’s daily whereas men speak only 7,000.
  52. Under extreme conditions, diamonds can be made from peanut butter.

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