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There are so many fun facts to discover. Knowing a few unique fun facts to surprise and delight others around you is a terrific way to start a discussion or just change the subject to something else entirely.
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Some people consider useless information to be cool, fantastic fun facts that help to make the world a more exciting and awe-inspiring place. It’s easy to feel like a genius when you know the answer to a question that no one else in the room does.
However, give your brain a workout and some entertainment with these fun facts that will make you rethink all you thought you knew about the universe.
Fun Facts to Keep you Thrilled
We have compiled a sum of 250+ fun facts to keep you entertained as well as thrill you all day long.
Amazing Fun Facts
1. Three presidents, all Founding Fathers—John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe—died on July 4. Presidents Adams and Jefferson also died the same year, 1826; President Monroe died in 1831.
2. So It is impossible for most people to lick their own elbow.
3. Avocados are a fruit, not a vegetable. They’re technically considered a single-seeded berry, believe it or not.
4. Amy Poehler was only seven years older than Rachel McAdams when she took on the role of “cool mom” in Mean Girls. Rachel was 25 as Regina George – Amy was 32 as her mum.
5. People are more creative in the shower. When we take a warm shower, we experience an increased dopamine flow that makes us more creative.
6. As soon as Baby rabbits are born, they are called kits. Cute!
7. Nutmeg is a hallucinogen. The spice contains myristicin, a natural compound that has mind-altering effects if ingested in large doses.
8. Venus is the only planet to spin clockwise. It travels around the sun once every 225 Earth days but it rotates clockwise once every 243 days.
9. Since the first airplane flew on December 17, 1903. Wilbur and Orville Wright made four brief flights at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, with their first powered aircraft, aka the first airplane.
10. The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland. It was apparently chosen because of its connection with dominance and chivalry as well as purity and innocence in Celtic mythology.
11. Though less common than earthquakes, the moon actually has moonquakes, too. That’s right. Moonquakes.
12. Consequently Buzz Lightyear’s original name is Lunar Larry.
13. The most expensive film ever made was Pirates of the Caribbean, which cost more than 375 million dollars to create.
14. The Hollywood sign in Los Angeles once said “Hollywoodland.”
15. Will Ferrell consumed so much sugar while filming Elf that he actually became physically ill.
16. Brendan Fraser almost died while filming The Mummy (he passed out while filming a scene).
17. Like humans, koalas actually have unique individual fingerprints.
18. Most people know dolphins have incredible sonar abilities. But did you know they were studied as war tools during the Cold War? They really are as smart as people say they are.
19. Bees can sting other bees — usually if they feel threatened or are protecting their territory.
20. You actually lose a large percentage of your taste buds while in an airplane. This might explain a lot about those less-than-stellar in-flight meals.
Fun Fact Of The Day
21. Freddie Mercury has a pretty memorable smile. But did you know it’s because he had four extra teeth in his upper jaw? Yup.
22. Clocking in at 1,560 words, “Rap God” by Eminem is the song with the most words.
23. The heaviest onion ever grown was 17 pounds.
24. Volleyball and basketball were invented in Massachusetts.
25. Finland has more saunas than cars. Sounds like a pretty great place.
26. All clownfish are born male. That explains Marlin and Nemo.
27. Abraham Lincoln was a successful competitive wrestler.
28. A group of porcupines is called a prickle. How fitting.
29. Gatorade was invented at the University of Florida, named after the mascot of the school, the Gators.
30. It takes 70 different pieces of wood to make up a violin, explaining why some of them are so expensive (one even sold for $16 million).
31. The world’s longest concert lasted 453 hours.
32. There are no muscles in your fingers: Their function is controlled by muscles in your palms and arms.
33. The hardest working muscle in your body is your heart: It pumps more than 2,000 gallons of blood a day and beats more than 2.5 billion times in a 70-year life span
34. The earth’s circumference is 24,900 miles.
35. Skin is the body’s largest organ.
36. It’s impossible to hum while holding your nose (just try it!).
37. All of an adult human’s blood vessels, if laid out end to end, would be about 100,000 miles, so they could encircle the earth four times.
38. According to recent research, the human nose can distinguish at least a trillion different odors.
39. Australia is wider than the moon. The moon sits at 3400km in diameter, while Australia’s diameter from east to west is almost 4000km.
40. ‘Mellifluous’ is a sound that is pleasingly smooth and musical to hear.
Fun Facts About Animals
41. Polar bear fur is actually clear, and their skin is black.
42. Baby flamingos are born grey, not pink.
43. A woodpecker’s tongue actually wraps all the way around its brain, protecting it from damage when it’s hammering into a tree.
44. A shrimp’s heart is located in its head.
45. Elephants suck on their trunks for comfort.
46. Anteaters have no teeth.
47. Nine-banded armadillos always have quadruplets, and they’re always identical.
48. Wombat poop is cube-shaped.
49. A flock of flamingos is called a flamboyance
50. Hippos and horses are actually distant relatives.
Fun Facts For Kids
51. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
52. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
53. A shark is the only known fish that can blink with both eyes.
54. There are 293 ways to make a change for a dollar.
55. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
56. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
57. The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing (when using the proper position of the hands-on keyboard; Hunting and pecking don’t count!).
58. Cat urine glows under a black light.
59. In the course of an average lifetime, while sleeping you might eat around 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders, or more.
60. Some lipsticks contain fish scales.
Weird Fun Facts
61. A shrimp’s heart is in its head.
62. The “sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick” is believed to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.
63. If you sneeze too hard, you could fracture a rib.
64. Wearing headphones for just an hour could increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
65. The Eiffel Tower can be 15 cm taller during the summer, due to thermal expansion meaning the iron heats up, the particles gain kinetic energy, and take up more space.
66. Trypophobia is the fear of closely-packed holes. Or more specifically, “an aversion to the sight of irregular patterns or clusters of small holes or bumps.” No crumpets for them, then.
67. The Ancient Romans used to drop a piece of toast into their wine for good health – hence why we ‘raise a toast’.
68. It’s illegal to own just one guinea pig in Switzerland. It’s considered animal abuse because they’re social beings and get lonely.
69. Human teeth are the only part of the body that cannot heal themselves. Teeth are coated in the enamel which is not living tissue.
70. The Spice Girls were originally a band called Touch. “When we first started [with the name Touch], we were pretty bland,” Mel C told The Guardian in 2018. “We felt like we had to fit into a mold.”
71. You fart on average 14 times a day, and each fart travels from your body at 7 mph.
72. While you sleep you can’t smell anything – even really, really bad or potent smells.
73. Some tumors can grow hair, teeth, bones, even fingernails.
74. Your brain uses 10 watts of energy to think and does not feel pain.
75. Your fingernails grow faster when you are cold.
76. A typical cough is 60 mph while a sneeze is often faster than 100 mph.
77. Your small intestine is the largest internal organ in your body.
78. When you look at a bright sky and see white dots, you are looking at your blood. Those are white blood cells.
79. All babies are born with blue eyes.
80. 20% of all the oxygen you breathe is used by your brain.
81. Your feet typically produce a pint of sweat every single day
82. The festive tradition of the Christmas tree dates back thousands of years to the Romans and Ancient Egyptians.
83. It is illegal to stand within 90 meters of the Queen without socks on.
84. The Queen has two birthdays.
85. No word in the dictionary rhyme with the word orange.
86. Apples float on water!
87. Number four is the only one with the same amount of letters.
88. A bolt of lightning is five times hotter than the sun.
89. The opposite sides of the dice always add up to seven
90. More than a 480million people have played Monopoly.
Random Fun Facts
91. The Japanese word ‘Kuchi zamishi’ is the act of eating when you’re not hungry because your mouth is lonely. We do this all the super bowl.
92. The probability of a blue lobster existing is widely touted as being one in two million. Bright blue lobsters are so-colored because of a genetic abnormality that causes them to produce more of a certain protein than others.
93. The Chupa Chups logo was designed by Salvador Dalí. The surrealist artist designed the logo in 1969.
94. There is actually a word for someone giving an opinion on something they know nothing about. An ‘ultracrepidarian’ is someone who voices thoughts beyond their expertise.
95. The last letter added to the English alphabet was ‘J’. The letter dates back to 1524, and before that, the letter ‘i’ was used for both the ‘i’ and ‘j’ sounds.
96. You can hear a blue whale’s heartbeat from over 2 miles away. Blue whales weigh an average of between 130,000 and 150,000kg, with their hearts weighing roughly 180kg.
97. The actors who voiced Mickey and Minnie Mouse got married in real life. Russi Taylor (Minnie) and Wayne Allwine (Mickey) got married in 1991.
98. The real name for a hashtag is an octothorpe. The ‘octo’ refers to the eight points in the symbol, but according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the ‘Thorpe’ part is a mystery.
99. Pigeons can tell the difference between Picasso and Monet. What?! A 1995 study shows that the birds can differentiate between the two artists.
100. M&Ms are named after the businessmen who created them. But what do the M’s stand for? Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie, apparently didn’t have the best relationship as Mars leveraged Murrie out of his 20% share of the business before it became the biggest-selling sweet in the US. Ouch.
101. Guide dogs do their “business” on command — to make things easier for their owners. So considerate!
102. In WWII British soldiers had to make do with only three sheets of toilet paper per day!
103. . New York’s Central Park is bigger than Monaco. That’s right, one park is bigger than an entire country!
104. A flock of flamingos is called… wait for it… a flamboyance! Fancy.
105. Hiking naked is illegal in Switzerland. Though we must say, it doesn’t seem like a good idea in general!
106. Greyhounds can run up to 45 mph. So don’t challenge one to a race!
107. The White House has 35 bathrooms. So every bathroom break can be different for POTUS!
108. The technical term for a fear of long words is “hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia.” No way you can self-diagnose yourself with that one!
109. Speaking of ferrets, did you know they used to be used to protect grain stores from rodents?
110. In Russia, beer was considered a soft drink, not alcohol, until 2011!
111. Strawberries are NOT berries, but bananas actually are!
112. Don’t bring your crystal ball to Maryland! Fortune telling is illegal in the state
113. A camel can drink up to 40 gallons of water in one go. That’s seriously impressive!
114. Turns out, a dog’s paw print is just as unique as a human’s. Good news for dog detectives!
115. The first Akita dog came to this country in 1937 — as a present for Helen Keller!
116. Did you know apples come from the same plant family as roses? So do plums, raspberries, and many other delicious fruits. Next time, instead of roses, just send your mother a lovely bouquet of plums!
117. A tomato is actually a fruit
118. The cashew nuts we eat are actually attached to a large cashew apple that is used to make soft drinks in Brazil. Ca-shew on that fact!
119. All clownfish are born male! They can also all change their sex to female, but they can’t turn it back to male after doing so. So Nemo could become a girl fish all along!
120. Did you know that jellyfish have been around even before dinosaurs?
121. Sea otters like to hold each other’s paws when they sleep, so they don’t drift apart while dreaming. How sweet is that?!
122. In Arizona, you can’t feed garbage to pigs without getting a permit.
123. Giraffes don’t just have long necks: They have long tongues! Their tongues are between 18 and 20 inches long.
124. Chickens don’t just eat seeds, they like to eat insects and also mice and lizards! Ew, chickens!
125. Did you know that gorillas, monkeys, bonobos, and other primates make a new nest to sleep in every night?!
126. Mice have pretty funny names: A female mouse is a doe and a male mouse is a buck. Baby mice are sometimes called pinkies because of their color and are sometimes called pups.
127. Caterpillars have 12, count ‘em, 12 eyes!
128. A flock of ravens is called a conspiracy. Dark stuff!
129. . Mice actually do not like cheese! They prefer sweets if given the choice — they like to eat fruit, seeds, and grains!
130. Turkey was probably not eaten at the first Thanksgiving — instead, wildfowl, goose, and even possibly… passenger pigeons and swans were consumed!
131. The longest one-syllable words in the English language are “scraunched” and “strengthed.” Some suggest that “squirreled” could be included, but the squirrel is intended to be pronounced as two syllables (squir-rel) according to most dictionaries. “Screeched” and “strengths” are two other long one-syllable words, but they only have 9 letters.
132. “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.
133. “Stewardesses” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
134. Most people fall asleep in seven minutes.
135. The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
136. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
137. The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
138. Almonds are a member of the peach family.
139. Maine is the only state that has a one-syllable name.
140. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
Fun Facts About You
141. In many advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
142. Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula”
143. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
144. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
145. There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
146. Until 2011, anything lower than 11% ABV was not legally considered alcohol.
147. Umbrellas were once only used by women
148. Alfred Hitchcock was scared of… eggs.
149. Dolphins literally sleep with one eye open.
150. Dogs’ noses are like human fingerprints; each one is unique.
151. Every two weeks, another language or dialect goes extinct.
152. On average, hair grows about 6 inches per year.
153. Humans are the only animals on earth with chins.
154. Blushing is caused by a rush of adrenaline.
155. Dogs can also breathe and smell simultaneous.
156. Dogs have dominant paw-like humans have a dominant left or right hand.
157. There are more than 200 languages that have been invented just for television or movies.
158. Dogs’ sense of smell is 40 times more powerful than humans’.
159. The average adult human has 2000-4000 taste buds.
160. Carrots were originally purple, not orange. You can still find delicious purple carrots around, though, even though they’re not the most popular version.
Silly Human Facts
161. If you put grapes in the microwave, they will explode.
162. You’re taller in the morning than at night.
163. Over the course of an average lifetime, most people will spend an entire year sitting on the toilet.
164. Most countries don’t refrigerate their eggs.
165. Whether you realize it or not, you blink around 20 times per minute.
166. Earwax is technically a form of sweat.
167. Pistachios are technically fruits.
168. SPAM actually stands for spiced ham.
169. Broccoli contains more protein than a lot of meats, including steak.
170. Raspberries are actually a member of the rose family.
171. Nutmeg can be hallucinogenic if consumed in large quantities.
172. Honey will never go bad, so that’s one last thing you have to throw out when you clean out your pantry.
173. Green, yellow, and red bell peppers might look like different versions of the same vegetable, but they’re not!
174. White chocolate isn’t actually chocolate at all.
175. Don’t like mosquitoes? Get a bat. They could eat 3,000 insects a night.
176. Birds can not live in space – they need gravity to be able to swallow
177. Goats have rectangular pupils in their eyes.
178. There is a tree called the Idiot Fruit, which grows in Australia’s Daintree rainforest
179. The city of Bangkok in Thailand has the longest name in the world and is actually called Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit.
180. The tallest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which is 828 meters tall with 163 floors.
Miscellaneous Interesting Facts
181. It took nearly 1500 years to build Stonehenge.
182. The smallest country in the world is the Vatican City in Rome, Italy. It’s only about 109 acres.
183. Water covers 70% of Earth.
184. The sun looks super close but it would take 70,000 years for our fastest spaceship to reach it.
185. The average star is between 1 and 10 billion years old (although some are even older!)
186. The sunset on Mars appears blue.
187. It won’t be possible to walk on planets like Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, or Uranus as they don’t have a solid surface and are made of gases mostly.
188. The Easter Island heads have bodies. Those iconic stone heads – you know the ones. In the 2010s, archaeologists found that two of the Pacific Island figures actually had torsos that measured as high as 33 feet.
189. There’s only one letter that doesn’t appear in any American state name. There’s a Z in Arizona and an X in Texas, but no Q in any of them.
190. Queen Elizabeth II is a trained mechanic. When she was 16, the Queen joined the British employment agency at the Labour Exchange and learned the basics of truck repair. Apparently, she can repair tires and repair engines. Is there anything the Queen can’t do?!
Interesting Fun Fact
191. There’s a fruit that tastes like chocolate pudding. Can we get in on this? Apparently, there’s a fruit native to Central and South America called black sapote that tastes like chocolate and sweet custard.
192. Big Ben’s clock stopped at 10:07 p.m. on 27 May 2005, most likely due to an extremely hot temperature of 31.8 degrees Celsius.
193. Walt Disney currently holds the most Academy Awards. Disney won 26 Oscars over the course of his career and was nominated a grand total of 59 times.
194. Google images were literally created after Jennifer Lopez wore that infamous dress at the 2000 Grammys. So many people were searching for her outfit, the search engine added an imagine function.
195. A book called ‘A la recherche du temps perdu’ by Marcel Proust contains an estimated 9,609,000 characters, making it the longest book in the world. The title translates to “Remembrance of Things Past”.
196. Louboutins’ iconic red soles were inspired by Andy Warhol. The 60s pop artist’s drawing Flowers caught the eye of the famous designer which gave him the idea to add the infamous sole to his designs.
197. Ketchup was once sold as medicine. The condiment was prescribed and sold to people suffering from indigestion back in 1834.
198. Emperor penguins can last 27 minutes underwater and can dive as deep as 500m.
199. Slugs have four noses!
200. Hippopotamus produces pink milk.
More Animal Facts
201. Gorillas burp when they are happy.
202. Most fish don’t have eyelids.
203. A Tiger’s skin is striped like its fur.
204. Hummingbirds can fly backward.
205. A prawn or shrimp’s heart is in their heads.
206. Time stops at the speed of light.
207. Cardinals cover themselves in ants to get rid of lice and other harmful parasites that might be in their feathers.
208. Hair and nails typically grow faster during pregnancy.
209. The first person charged with speeding in a vehicle was going eight miles per hour.
210. Whale songs can be used by scientists to sonically map out the ocean floor.
211. Glaciers, ice caps, and ice sheets hold nearly 69 percent of the world’s freshwater.
212. While SPAM is most popular in Hawaii, it was actually invented in Minnesota. The state even serves as home to the SPAM museum!
213. The original Ferris Wheel was designed and constructed in Chicago, Illinois, by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.
214. The only letter of the alphabet that doesn’t appear in any American state is q.
215. The founder of sportswear companies Puma and Adidas were brothers! Rudolf “Rudi” Dassler is the brain behind Puma, while his big bro Adolf “Adi” Dassler gave the world Adidas.
216. If Betelgeuse exploded right now, the star’s last light show would brighten our sky for around two months.
217. Oona Chaplin, who played Robb Stark’s wife in Game of Thrones, is Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter.
218. Humans wouldn’t be able to taste food without saliva.
219. The average human body carries more bacteria cells than human cells.
220. In their lifetime, the average person walks the equivalent of five times around the Earth.
Interesting Historal Facts
221. The original title of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice was First Impressions.
222. The tallest building in the world is the Burg Khalifa in Dubai, standing at over 2,700 feet.
223. The biggest pizza ever created was 13,580 square feet, made in Rome, Italy, in 2012. The pizza was gluten-free and named “Ottavia” after a roman emperor.
224. Coca-Cola actually sells soup in a can. Bistrone is a nourishing meal on the go, available in two flavors in Japan.
225. Flamin’ Hot Cheetos were developed by a janitor at Frito-Lay, Richard Montanez, who got the idea after putting chili powder on some rejected Cheetos and then pitched it to the CEO. He’s now a successful executive and motivational speaker, and a movie is in the works about his life.
226. Pound cake got its name because the original recipe required a pound each of butter, flour, sugar, and eggs. That’s a lot of cake—but it was meant to last for a long time.
227. What’s inside a Kit Kat? Broken Kit Kats that are damaged during production—they get ground up and go between the wafers inside, along with cocoa and sugar. That’s a way to not let anything go to waste!
228. Preserves are like jam but made with more whole fruit. Marmalade is preserves made from citrus fruit.
229. The different colors of Froot Loops cereal all taste the same—they’re not individual flavors.
230. The difference between jam and jelly is that jam is made with mashed-up fruit while jelly is made with fruit juice.
231. Almost all commercially grown artichokes, 99.9 percent, come from California. One town, in particular, Castroville, is nicknamed “the Artichoke Capital of the World.”
232. German chocolate cake doesn’t come from Germany. It was named for a person, Sam German, who created a type of baking chocolate for Baker’s in 1852.
233. Hawaiian pizza was created in Ontario, Canada, by Greek immigrant Sam Panopoulos in 1962.
234. Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein when she was 18, during a ghost story competition while staying in Switzerland with writers Percy Shelley (her lover) and Lord Byron.
235. The colors of a rainbow always appear in the same order.
236. Blue, red, and yellow is primary colors — these colors plus white and black blend to make all other colors.
237. Red is the first color a baby can see.
238. White is the most popular car color.
239. Brown eyes are the most prevalent in the human population.
240. AB negative is the rarest blood type.
Fun History Facts
241. On average, the human heart beats 100,000 times a day.
242. The average tongue is about three inches long.
243. Fingernails grow faster than toenails.
244. The strongest muscle in the body is the jaw.
245. In 1899, it was so cold that the Mississippi River froze.
246. It was once considered sacrilegious to use a fork.
247. In ancient Egypt, servants were smeared with honey so flies would flock to them instead of the pharaoh.
248. Women couldn’t apply for credit at a bank until 1974.
249. Before the invention of modern false teeth, dentures were commonly made from the teeth of dead soldiers.
250. Abe Lincoln was a champion wrestler. He was also a licensed bartender. Maybe they should call him an “Abe of all trades.”
251. Henry VIII knighted all four of his “Grooms of Stool” — the people in charge of wiping his butt for him.
252. Jeannette Rankin was elected to Congress four years before women could even vote.
253. Go to bed! Chernobyl, the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, and the Challenger explosion have all been attributed to a lack of sleep.
254. John Adams was the first president to live in the White House.
255. That lack of cats led to a rat infestation which led to the spread of the plague.
256. Pope Gregory IV once declared war on cats because he believed Satan used black cats. His declarations lead to the mass extermination of cats.
257. Since 1945, all British tanks have been equipped with the necessary items for making tea.
258. Joseph Stalin used to have people removed from photos after they died or were removed from office.
259. More than two percent of the American population was killed during the Civil War.
260. George Washington owned a whiskey distillery.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are FAQs about fun facts in the world
What are some did you know facts about the world?
▸ Glaciers and ice sheets hold about 69 percent of the worlds freshwater.
▸ The fastest gust of wind ever recorded on Earth was 253 miles per hour.
▸ Recent droughts in Europe were the worst in 2,100 years.
▸ The best place in the world to see rainbows is in Hawaii.
What is your favorite ‘weird’ fact about the world?
▸ Avocados are a fruit, not a vegetable.
▸ The Eiffel Tower can be 15 cm taller during the summer, due to thermal expansion meaning the iron heats up, the particles gain kinetic energy and take up more space.
▸ Trypophobia is the fear of closely-packed holes.
▸ Australia is wider than the moon.
What are some things that only 1% of the world knows about?
▸ If what you will do is important how you will do it is more important
▸ If how you will do it is important where you will do it could be more important
▸ If where you will do it is important when you will do it could be more important
▸ If what, where and when you will do it is important then how you could sustain and improve it becomes more important.
What is the world’s biggest fact?
▸ The stage before frostbite is known as “frostnip.”
▸ People who suffer from boanthropy believe they are a cow and will try to live their life as a cow.
▸ Every continent except Antarctica has at least one McDonald’s.
▸ A duel between three people is called a truel.
▸ Baked beans aren’t baked.
Most Interesting Facts About the World?
▸ Earth is not a perfect sphere.
▸ The circumference of Earth is 24,901 miles.
▸ Earth has an uneven gravitational field.
▸ Earth is a terrestrial planet.
▸ Melting glaciers have an impact on Earth’s shape.
▸ The planet is constantly spinning.
▸ Earth is about 4.54 billion years old
What can happen when world population reaches 18 billion?
In the hypothetical scenario of earth having 18 Billion inhabitants what can happen depends on where those billions are.
If they are concentrated in one region, there would be massive problems regarding water and food availability.
However, if they are well scattered in cities across the world, they would manage to provide everything they need for themselves.
What are some fun facts most people don’t know about?
▸ It is physically impossible for you to lick your elbow.
▸ Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
▸ Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
▸ It takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest.
▸ A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.
How often does the world population double?
World numbers are projected to reach 8 billion around 2023, a doubling time of 49 years, and barring the unforeseen, expected to level off around 10 to 12 billion by 2100.
What are the funniest facts in the world?
▸ Humans are the Only Animals That Enjoy Spicy Foods.
▸ Humans Are Also the Only Animals Whose Brains Shrink.
▸ Potato Chips Cause More Weight Gain Than Any Other Food.
▸ Still, That Fish is probably labeled wrong.
▸ Also, Bananas Can’t Reproduce.
▸ It’s Impossible to Hum While You Hold Your Nose.
What are some fun facts you feel the world needs to know?
▸ Consequently, Nobody owes you anything.
▸ Second, Asking for help doesn’t mean you’re weak.
▸ You can’t share what you don’t have yourself.
▸ Worrying is like rocking a chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere.
▸ However, Two halves don’t make a whole. Two wholes make a whole.
▸ Talent, in itself, isn’t enough.
▸ Time is of the essence.
▸ If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.
▸ Hence, Commitment is key.
▸ Perspective is everything, but action is more important.
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