35 Random Fun Facts

By: Bill Yan, 5th grade

#1: There is a one in an infinity chance of pi existing, and an infinity infinitieth chance on infinity not existing.

#2. One in every five adults believe that aliens are hiding in our planet disguised as humans.

#3. If you believe that you’re truly one in a million, there are still approximately 7,184 more people out there just like you.

#4 A single cloud can weigh more than 1 million pounds.

#5. A human will eat on average 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders while sleeping.

#6The average person walks the equivalent of three times around the world in a lifetime.

#7. Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.

#8. Coca-Cola would be green if coloring wasn’t added to it.

#9 The world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9,000 years old!

#10 A coyote can hear a mouse moving underneath a foot of snow.

#11. Bolts of lightning can shoot out of an erupting volcano.

#12. New York drifts about one inch farther away from London each year.

#13. A U.S. dollar bill can be folded approximately 4,000 times in the same place before it will tear.

#14. A sneeze travels about 100 miles per hour.

#15. Earth has traveled more than 5,000 miles in the past 5 minutes.

#16 It would take a sloth one month to travel one mile.

#17 10% of the World’s population is left handed.

#18. A broken clock is right two times every day.

#19 According to Amazon, the most highlighted books on Kindle are the Bible, the Steve Jobs biography, and The Hunger Games.

#20: Most toilets flush in E flat.

 #21: a female ferret will die in a  year if she doesn’t mate.

#22. Cap’n Crunch’s full name is Horatio Magellan Crunch.

#23: About 43,500 Americans are injured by toilets each year.

#24: Ketchup was originally sold in the 1830’s as medicine

#25. Cotton candy was originally called “fairy floss”

#26. Cotton was invented by a dentist.

#27. Sean Connery wore a toupee in all his James Bond movies.

#28:All swans in England belong to the queen.

#29. No piece of square paper can be folded more than 7 times in half

#30.The US Treasury once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins

#32. Steve Jobs relieved stress by soaking his feet in Apple’s company toilets.

#33.Vending machines kill 4 times as many people per year as sharks.

#34.The HULK was origanally going to be red in the movvies

#35. Fredric Baur was the man who invented the iconic “Pringles” can. When he died, his ashes were buried in one.