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Strange Facts: We Thought You Needed To Know

Mona Lisa, Strange Facts

Fact: Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people.

Fact: A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off – it dies from starvation.

Fact: The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.

Fact: In Kentucky, it’s the law that a person must take a bath once a year.

Fact: Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second.

Fact: During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants.

Fact: It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it basically never wears out and can be recycled an almost infinite amount of times.

Fact: Men are six times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.

Strange Facts: Lightning Man

Fact: Alaska law says that you can’t look at a moose from an airplane.

Fact: Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight!

Fact: Cat urine glows under a black-light.

Fact: Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia!

Fact: The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

Fact: There are six time zones across Canada.

Fact: The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other’s shoulders!

Fact: The average human produces 10000 gallons of saliva in a lifetime.

Fact: In the state of Colorado, a pet cat, if loose, must have a tail-light.

Fact: In Singapore, it is illegal to chew gum

Asian Girl Bubble Gum in Singapore

Fact: The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur!

Fact: A hedgehog’s heart beats 300 times a minute on average!

Fact: A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!

Fact: The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people

Fact: A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day!

And last but not least…

Fact: Most lipstick contains fish scales!

Strange Facts: Lipstick fish scales

Bonus: Our post on the official colour of the universe!

If you have any good, strange facts we should add here, please post in comments below and, if possible, give us a link to help us “fact” check it! 


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