Back in the day one of my faves was a Blackberry App called ‘5001 Fun Facts’. I don’t know if you can still download it from the Blackberry App World, but if you can it’s worth it. That formed the basis of this collection, later more were added from an Android app called ‘10,500+ Cool Facts’. So what this means is if they are not actually true, don’t blame Chuckle Buzz!
There is an app for everything! And that includes incredible stats.
An adulterous Greek male was sometimes punished by removal of his pubic hair and the insertion of a radish into his rectum.
In Atlanta, GA, USA, it is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.
It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories per hour.
Coca-cola is green without coloring.
0.3% of all accidents in Canada involve a Moose.
The longest place name is in New Zealand, it is Tetaumatawhakatangihangakoauaotamateaurehaeaturipukapihimaungahoronukupok. Can you read it out loud?
Cows can have regional accents.
A Cow farts enough each day to fill 30 party balloons.
The average adult produces about half a litre of gas per day, which results in an average of about 14 farts per day – silent or violent!
Crocodiles cannot stick their tongues out.
Your body odor is unique to you, unless you have an identical twin.
Only 30% of people can flare their nostrils. Can you?
29% of people are virgins when they get married.
The average woman spends 1 year of her lifetime deciding what to wear. The average man spends half a lifetime fearing telling the truth about what women wear. (Psst we don’t care, if we think you’re hot you’ll look hot in anything).
If you love these sorts of stats and want deeper reading, get yourself a QI book because they are brilliant, there are a few different ones, here is 2016’s.
Okay let’s carry on with more funny facts and crazy stats!
70% of dust in the home is from human skin.
People photocopying their bum are the cause of 23% of all worldwide photocopier faults.
There is no record of anyone being named ‘Wendy’ before the Peter Pan book.
In the White House there are over 13,000 knives, forks and spoons.
Gold is about eight times heavier than any other metal on Earth.
Most marine fish can survive in a tank filled with human blood.
You can’t plow a cotton field with an elephant in North Carolina, USA.
1 penny doubled every day becomes 5 million dollars in 30 days.
Only 80% of women wash their hands when they leave the restroom.
30% of people refuse to sit on a public toilet seat.
Darwin married his first cousin.
Ketchup was sold in the 1830’s as medicine.
In the 1800’s people believed that gin could cure stomach problems.
Nachos are the food most craved for by pregnant women.
Impotence is grounds for divorce in 24 US states.
The most common disease in the world is tooth decay.
The UK eats more cans of baked beans then the rest of the world combined.
A small airplane can fly backwards.
Dell computers was started by a 19 year old.
Astronauts cannot burp in space. There is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their stomachs.
February 1865 is the only month recorded in history not to have had a full moon.
The bible is the most shoplifted book.
Men have nipples because, as an embryo, everyone is a female until the Y chromosome kicks in.
World record: The longest Monopoly game in a bathtub was 99hours long.
You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork then a poisonous spider.
The average human will eat 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
Some insects can live for up to a year without their heads.
Sheep can recognize other sheep from pictures.
The average person has over 1460 dreams per year.
The average human will grow 590 miles of hair in their lifetime.
In Hartford, Connecticut, USA, you may not, under any circumstances, cross the street walking on your hands.
In some smaller towns in the State of Arizona, USA, it is illegal to wear suspenders.
Time slows down near a black hole. But speeds up when looking at cat pictures on the internet.
Know of any more that you think should be here? They can be about the law, humans, animals, science, history or anything – get in touch with us and the rest of the world with your findings using the comments section below! Or share your thoughts or opinions on these crazy statistics, perhaps you thing some of them are wrong?