List of Fun and Interesting Facts and Statistics – Page 13

List of Fun and Interesting Facts and Statistics – Page 13
  • More than 20 million meteoroids enter Earth’s atmosphere every day
  • More than 25% of the world’s forests are in Siberia
  • More than 40,000 parasites and 250 types of bacteria are exchanged during a typical French kiss
  • More than 400,000 U.S. houses still lack indoor plumbing
  • More than 50% of Americans fall asleep on their sides
  • More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call
  • More than 6,000 people with pillow-related injuries check into U.S. emergency rooms every year
  • More than 90% of shark attack victims survive
  • More than half the population of Kenya is under the age of 15
  • More than ten people a year are killed by vending machines
  • Moscow weathermen can be fined for inaccurate weather forecasting
  • Mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue twice as much as any other color.
  • Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, blondes to brunettes.
  • Most alcoholic beverages contain all 13 minerals necessary to sustain human life.
  • Most burglaries occur during the daytime!
  • Most cell phone antennas have no purpose other than to make people believe that flipping up a 2 inch antenna just gave them better reception. They are not connected to any circuitry.
  • Most dreams last only 5 to 20 minutes.
  • Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin
  • Most lipstick contains fish scales
  • Most liquid laundry detergents are alive with living organisms that help to break down stains
  • Most NASCAR Teams use nitrogen in their tires instead of air
  • Most of a hog’s sweat glands are in its snout
  • Most of the world’s people must walk at least 3 hours to fetch water
  • Most people who read the word ”yawning” will yawn
  • Most tropical marine fish could survive in a tank filled with human blood
  • Motorists who talk on cell phones are more impaired than drunk drivers with blood-alcohol levels exceeding .08
  • Mr. Rogers was an ordained minister
  • Muhammad is the most common name in the world
  • Murder is the only crime that does not increase during the full moon. Theft, disorderly conduct, larceny, armed robbery, assault and battery, and rape all statistically increase dramatically during the full moon.
  • Mussolini dodged the Italian draft.
  • Nachos is the food most craved by pregnant women
  • Napoleon constructed his battle plans in a sandbox.
  • Napoleon had conquered Italy by the time he was twenty-six
  • Native Americans do not have to pay tax on their land.
  • Natural gas has no smell. The odor is artificially added so that people will be able to identify leaks and take measures to stop them
  • Neanderthal man had a brain capacity 100cc larger than modern man’s
  • Nearly 10% of American households dress their pets in Halloween costumes
  • Nearly 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong account over the next hour
  • Nearly 30% of female lottery winners hide their winning ticket in their bras
  • Nearly 50% of the world’s scientists are assigned to military projects
  • Nearly 80 percent of all sudden cardiac arrests happen at home
  • Neither the saxophone, the tuba, the coronet, nor the valve trumpet existed before 1800
  • New Zealand is the first country to allow women to vote
  • Nike Air Soles do not actually have ”air” in them
  • Ninety-nine percent of pumpkins sold in the United States are for the sole purpose of decoration
  • No 2 cornflakes are identical
  • No high jumper has ever been able to stay off the ground for more than one second
  • No matter how cold it gets, gasoline will not freeze
  • No matter its size or thickness, no piece of paper can be folded in half more than 8 times
  • No one has ever been able to domesticate the African elephant. Only the Indian elephant can be trained by man
  • No one knows how many people died during the sinking of the Titanic
  • No one knows where Mozart is buried
  • No one knows who designed the first American Flag
  • No patent can ever be taken out on a gambling machine in the United States
  • No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half
  • No president of the United States was an only child
  • Non-dairy creamer is flammable
  • None of the Beatles knew how to read music. (Paul McCartney eventually taught himself.)
  • Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints
  • Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously
  • Oak trees are struck by lightning more than any other tree
  • Oak trees can live 200 or more years
  • Oak trees do not have acorns until they are fifty years old or older
  • Oenophobia is the Fear of wines
  • Of all the words in the English language, the word set has the most definitions
  • Of all things, Andrew Jackson’s tombstone does not mention that he served as the president of the United States
  • Of the six men who made up the Three Stooges, three of them were real brothers (Moe, Curly, and Shemp)
  • On average women can hear better than men
  • On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year
  • On average, a person will spend about five years eating during his or her lifetime
  • On average, half of all false teeth have some form of radioactivity

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