Random Facts

  • The fastest, most drastic temperature change ever recorded was a 49 °F (27 °C) rise in just two minutes.
  • In Argentina, political parties have their own brands of beer.
  • Paraguay’s president own a stolen car.
  • In 2001, Argentina had 5 presidents in 10 days.
  • Famous soccer player Mario Balotelli is an Italian, born to immigrants from Ghana, raised by a Jewish
  • If Texas were a nation, it would be the world’s 7th largest oil producer.
  • Egypt is the most populated country in Middle East and has the world’s largest Arab population.
  • Uranus was originally called “George’s Star”(Georgium Sidus).
  • Corn can grow in multiple colours by mixing special seeds.
  • The top six crops in the world, wheat, corn, rice, barley, sorghum, and soy, are all fruits in the
    botanical sense of the word.
  • The world’s first underground park will be inaugurated in 2018 in New York.
  • Pencil sales increased 700% in the year after Sudoku became popular.
  • Humans can live unprotected in space for about 30 seconds if they don’t hold their breath.
  • It would take the average person walking nonstop approximately 347 days to walk around the world
  • Steve Jobs was awarded 141 new patents since his death.
  • 20% of office coffee mugs contain fecal bacteria.
  • The only thing left on Bill Gates’ bucket list is not to die.
  • The founders of Adidas and Puma were both NAZI.
  • The tallest man living is Sultan Kosen from Turkey, measuring 2.51 m or 8 ft 3 in.
  • The day after tomorrow is called “Overmorrow.”
  • Berlin is 9 times bigger than Paris and has more bridges than Venice
  • Wal-mart parking lots alone take up roughly the size of Tampa, Florida.
  •  Between 100 to 300 tonnes of cosmic dust enter the Earth‘s atmosphere each day.
  • The heart symbol was first used to denote love in the 1250.
  • The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.
  • The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees.
  • The opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympics had 965 drummers there.
  • It is illegal to take Indian currency (rupees) out of India.
  • India has one of the world’s highest rates of abortion.
  • India is the world’s largest producer of dried beans, such as kidney beans and chickpeas. It also leads the world in banana exports; Brazil is second.
  • India has the world’s largest movie industry, based in the city of Mumbai (known as the “City of Dreams”). The B in “Bollywood” comes from Bombay, the former name for Mumbai.
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