Interesting Facts

30 interesting facts that you may not have heard before.

- Muhammad is the most common name in the world.

- Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

- Oyster can change its gender.

- 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321.

- Jellyfish is 95% water.

- After Sun and Moon, Venus is the brightest object in the sky.

- There is a Town or City or a County named Lincoln in every state in the United States.

- 2% of the world population has red hair.

- Chewing gums while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

- Chewing Gum is banned in Singapore.

- Honey is easy to digest as it is already digested by bee.

- Googol is 1 followed by 100 zeros. Internet Search Giant Google is named after Googol.

- There are probably more bacteria in your mouth than the humans in the entire world.

- United States has the highest number of English speaking population in the world and surprisingly India has the second highest number.

- California State has more population than the whole of Canada.

- An average human spends about 3 years of their life in Toilet.

- Contrary to the popular belief that fortune cookies were invented in China, they were actually invented in the United States.

- Popsicles were accidentally invented by an 11 year old named Frank Epperson in 1905.

- Benjamin Franklin is the only person on a U.S. bill who was never a President or Secretary.

- Barbie’s full name is Barbara Milicent Roberts.

- Birds never sweat as they don’t have sweat glands.

- Mosquitoes have teeth. Another interesting fact: the fear of teeth is called Odontophobia

- Mexico City keeps sinking and it is estimated that during the 20th century, it has sunk 29 to 36 feet (9 to 11 m) approximately

- Most of the Men are potent even at the age of 70

- A cow approximately gives about 200,000 glasses of milk in its lifetime

- Group of crows is called Murder and group of Frogs is called an Army!

- Approximately 65,000 to 75,000 trees are cut to print one Sunday edition of NY Times. (Request from Please recycle paper. Go Green.)

-  An eyelash has a lifespan of only 150 days

-  To conserve space, farmers in Japan grow square shaped watermelon

-  General Electric in Schenectady, New York has the Zip Code 12345

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  • Janene

    Wow! These are really interesting facts. I’ll have to use some of them at parties to fool people into thinking I am intelligent. :) Thanks!