50 Fun Facts You Can Use to Impress Your Friends in 2018

The new year is upon us…cure that social anxiety and be ready to impress your friends at NYE with these fun and completely random facts that are sure to make you the talk of 2018!


50 Fun Facts You Can Use to Impress Your Friends in 2018

  1. Since humans have not developed a need for wisdom teeth, appendixes, or even little toes, scientists believe that those items may be phased out as humans evolve.
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  2. The American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-V handbook classifies caffeine withdrawal as a mental disorder.
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  3. The cotton candy machine was invented by a dentist.
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  4. Twelve percent of sleepers dream in black and white.
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  5. Zebra coats are actually black…their undercoat has white stripes.
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  6. The oldest star known to man is 13.8 billion years old. Its name is Methuselah.
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  7. There is no sound in space, but it does have a distinct smell: a bouquet of diesel fumes, gunpowder, and barbecue. The aroma is mostly produced by dying stars.
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  8. Baby carrots are a $1 billion business.
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  9. There is a committee in Iceland named Mannanafnanefnd. Its purpose is to prevent parents from giving their babies weird names.
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  10. Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift apart.
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  11. German chocolate cake isn’t German…it’s named for Sam German, an American baker.
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  12. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.
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  13. The best man’s original purpose was to serve as an accomplice in case the bride needed to be kidnapped from disapproving parents.
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  14. The first sales pitch for the Nerf Ball was, “Nerf: You can’t hurt babies or old people!”
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  15. For an aspirin to save your life during a heart attack, you need to chew it. Aspirin, which inhibits platelets that speed blood clots, works fastest if chewed.
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  16. Frankenstein is the name of the DOCTOR, not the MONSTER.
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  17. Most cars have an arrow on the fuel gauge that tells you what side of the car the gas tank is on.
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  18. The limits of the human body tend to follow a “Rule of 3”: 3 minutes without air, 3 hours without shelter in extreme conditions, 3 days without water and 3 weeks without food.
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  19. Of all the words in the English language, the word “set” has the most definitions.
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  20. There is a city called Rome on every continent.
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  21. The elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump.
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  22. Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian and only had one testicle.
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  23. All Froot Loops taste the same, no matter what color they are.
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  24. The average person has more than 2 million sweat glands on the surface of their body.
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  25. Speaking of sweat, it’s actually odorless. It’s the bacteria on your body that causes the stink.
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  26. Norway sends a Christmas tree to Britain every year as a symbol of gratitude for their help preserving Norwegian liberty during WW II.
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  27. The voice actor who plays Winnie the Pooh (Jim Cummings) calls sick children who are in the hospital to chat with them as Winnie the Pooh.
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  28. There are 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 ways to scramble a Rubik’s Cube.
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  29. Billy Joel never sells front-row seats…instead he gives them away for free to fans who can’t afford them.
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  30. Swedish blood donors receive a text whenever their blood is used to help someone.
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  31. There is a place in Costa Rica called Territorio De Zaguates (Land of the Strays) that is basically a huge, no-kill dog shelter. #HEAVEN
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  32. The creature that kills the most people every year isn’t snakes, sharks, or even other humans…it’s the mosquito.
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  33. There are more public libraries in the US than McDonald’s restaurants.
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  34. It’s illegal to own just one guinea pig in Switzerland because they get lonely.
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  35. Richard Nixon once smuggled a suitcase full of weed through the airport for Louis Armstrong.
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  36. Cows have “best friends” and they get stressed when they’re separated.
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  37. Miami is the only US city founded by a woman.
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  38. Cornflakes were invented to prevent masturbation.
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  39. Red Sour Patch Kids are the exact same candy as Swedish Fish, just with some sour sugar sprinkled on them.
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  40. The last wooly mammoth died after most of the major pyramids were built.
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  41. In a room of 23 people, there’s a 50% chance that two people have the same birthday.
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  42. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
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  43. Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour.
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  44. The top six foods that make you fart are beans, corn, bell peppers, cauliflower, cabbage, and milk.
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  45. Tommy Lee Jones and Al Gore were college roommates.
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  46. Honey is the only food that never expires. The same honey that was buried with the pharaohs in Egypt is still considered ‘edible’ by scientists.
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  47. You can fit all the planets of the solar system between Earth and its moon.
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  48. Pirates wore eye patches so one eye would always be acclimated to the darkness, allowing them to see in the darkness below decks in an instant.
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  49. It actually takes 142.18 licks to reach the center of a Tootsie pop.
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  50. At any one time, about 0.7% of the world’s population is drunk.
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Sometimes you just need a little fun in your life! Check back every week for a new “Just Bee-cause” post, where I discuss everything from celebrity news to favorite videos and websites!



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3 responses to “50 Fun Facts You Can Use to Impress Your Friends in 2018

  1. So fun! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Ender

    Fun fact: kolas finger prints are closer to human fingers than any other animal.

    Liked by 1 person

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