1. In 1986, a volcanic lake in Cameroon, Africa burped a C02 gas cloud that killed 1,746 people in minutes.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  2. The weird bright dots you see floating when you look at the sky are your white blood cells.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  3. Dreams get weirder as the night wears on.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  4. Being hit by lightning causes weird skin designs called "Lichtenberg figures."
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  5. In Ancient Rome, the punishment for killing one's father was the death penalty, consisting of being sewn up in a sack along with a viper, a dog, and a cock.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  6. A cat has been the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska for 15 years.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  7. Holding a vibrator against a person's throat relaxes the vocal muscles, thereby improving their voice quality.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  8. Dead people can get goose bumps.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  9. You have Taste receptors
    in the stomach, intestines,
    pancreas, lungs, anus,
    testicles and the brain.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  10. If you eat too many carrots you may turn orange.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  11. Viagra can keep cut flowers standing up straight for up to a week longer than normal.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  12. Rapper Tupac's ashes were mixed with weed and smoked by the members of his hip hop band.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  13. Anatidaephobia is the weird fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  14. A person can spontaneously burst into flames.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  15. Hippopotamus' milk is pink.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  16. In 1945, a rooster named Mike, lived 18 months without a head.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  17. Leeches
    have
    32 brains.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  18. Headless cockroaches are capable of living for weeks. They die from starvation.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  19. A snail has about 25,600 "teeth".
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  20. Humans can inflate balloons with their ears.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  21. Some turtles breathe through their butts.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  22. Gold is edible.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  23. A baby was born in 2005 with a conjoined head that had no body. The head could blink and smile.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  24. Female koalas, when in captivity, can engage in lesbian behaviour.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  25. If you inhale a pea, it can sprout and grow in your lungs.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  26. Sound waves
    can be used
    to make objects
    levitate.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  27. Ice Age Britons used human skulls as cups.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  28. During the 18th century, you could pay your admission ticket to the zoo in London by bringing a cat or a dog to feed the lions.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  29. Like all living things, humans are bio­luminescent: We glow.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  30. "Rain of fish" is an annual weather event in which hundreds of fish rain from the sky onto the city Yoro in Honduras.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  31. There are beers made out of fossils.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  32. Many expensive Perfumes contain whale poop.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  33. Snakes can have two heads and fight each other for food.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  34. Diabetics' urine can be made into whiskey because of the urine's high sugar content.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  35. Men can lactate too, but only under extreme circumstances.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  36. Galileo's middle finger is on display at a museum in Florence, Italy.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  37. A slug's anus is on its head.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  38. Capuchin Male Monkeys urinate on themselves to attract a mate.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  39. In 1971, Evita Peron's body was exhumed and flown to Spain, where Argentina's Ex-President Juan Peron and his new wife kept the corpse in their dining room.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  40. Dogs Poop in Alignment with Earth's Magnetic Field.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  41. Human saliva contains a painkiller called opiorphin that is six times more powerful than morphine.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  42. As soon as tiger shark embryos develop teeth, they attack and eat each other in the womb.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  43. Cocks don't have cocks. In 97% of bird species, the males don't have penises.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  44. .
    Sucking a king's nipples was a gesture of submission in ancient Ireland.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  45. Farts have been clocked at a speed of 10 feet per second (7 mph).
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  46. In older versions of Little Red Riding Hood, the girl and the wolf eat grandma together.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  47. The boomslang snake's venom causes you to bleed from all holes of your body.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  48. Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  49. The Mimic Octopus can impersonate up to 15 marine species, including Sea Snakes, Stingrays, Lionfishes, and Jellyfishes.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  50. It snows metal
    on planet Venus.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  51. Slugs
    like beer.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  52. The inhabitants of ancient Rome had a sewer goddess, a toilet god, and a god of excrement.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  53. Honeybees
    can
    distinguish
    human faces.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  54. Some sloths remain hanging from branches even after death.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  55. Giving birth can cause an orgasm: the release of hormones during delivery can push some women to ecstasy.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  56. Goldfish can distinguish the music of one composer from another.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  57. Seals like to have sex with penguins.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  58. Male kangaroos flex their biceps to impress females.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  59. Animals avoid power lines because they see frightening ultraviolet flashes that are invisible to humans.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  60. Before trees were common, the Earth was covered with giant mushrooms.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  61. Red Wine Kills Cancer Cells.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  62. Diabetic people have sweet urine.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  63. Goats have rectangular pupils.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  64. Baby Chicks are smarter than Baby Humans .
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  65. Bird poop is white because they don't pee.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  66. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you might rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  67. A woman can get pregnant while she is already pregnant.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  68. There are completely Black Chickens that have black plumage, black legs and nails, black tongue, black meat and bones, and even black organs.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  69. The wombat's poop is cubic.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  70. There's a Spa in Jakarta using pythons to massage clients.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  71. Instead of kissing, mothers of the Manchu tribe used to show affection by sucking their child's penis in public, because kissing was considered sexual.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  72. Before the mid-19th century, dentures were commonly made with teeth pulled from the mouths of dead soldiers.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  73. Ancient Romans used a sponge on a stick to clean themselves after pooping, and shared it with everyone.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  74. There is a Poop Bank where you can get human feces by the bottle.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  75. A Rhino's horn is made of compacted hair.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  76. Lake Hillier in Australia is a bright pink color and scientists aren't sure why.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  77. Nero, the Roman Emperor,
    married a man,
    one of his freedmen,
    taking the role of the bride.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  78. Albert Einstein's eyes remain in a safe box in NYC.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  79. The Bororo people of Brazil are one of the few groups of people where all have the same blood type: "O".
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  80. Alpacas can die of loneliness. When bought, they always need to be bought in pairs.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  81. A porcupine can fight off a pride of lions.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  82. Viruses can get viruses.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  83. A 10-Year-Old Goldfish Had a 45-Minute Surgery To Remove A Tumor in 2014.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  84. Dynamite is made with peanuts.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  85. Goldfish can see infrared radiation that is invisible to us.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  86. 1 in 7 of American adults who have a tattoo, regret it.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  87. There's a pill that makes farts smell like chocolate.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  88. In Panama, there's a valley where trees have square trunks.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  89. 90% of all creatures who live underwater, below 1,500 feet, are luminous.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  90. Some Fish, like the Triggerfish, can swim backward.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  91. Fish cough.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  92. Lobsters breathe with the gills at the base of their legs.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  93. Pandas can poop
    up to
    40 times
    a day.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  94. The weird offspring of a donkey and a zebra is called a "zonkey."
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  95. Farting helps reduce high blood pressure and is good for your health.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  96. Many female black widow spiders eat their males after mating.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  97. Every piece of plastic ever made still exists.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  98. Until 1913, children in America could legally be sent by parcel post.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  99. Women can fly airplanes in Saudi Arabia, but can't drive cars.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  100. The common basilisk is also known as the "Jesus Christ Lizard" for its ability to run on the surface of water.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  101. The U.S. military has a 26-page manual on baking brownies and oatmeal cookies.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  102. Netflix uses disguised warehouses and unmarked trucks for security purposes.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  103. Astronauts aboard Apollo 10 heard unexplained "outer spacey" music while orbiting the dark side of the moon.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
  104. "El Colacho" is a traditional holiday in Burgos, Spain, where men dressed as the Devil leap over infants who are lying on mattresses in the street.
    ♦ SOURCE
    ♺ SHARE
Asia
America
Africa
Europe
Oceania
Antarctica
U.S.A.
United Nations
Cities
Places
Historic Events
People & Civilizations
Social Issues
Life & Love
Tech & Invention
Humor & Offbeat
Religion
Books & Language
Movies & TV
Art & Music
Food & Drink
Business & Economy
Sports & Games
Science
Animals & other lifeforms
Body & Health
Space
Global Issues
Phenomena
Plants & Minerals
World
History
Society
Nature
X
share
 
  
FACTSLIDES BOOK
Introducing our first book:

1001 Facts to Make your Brain Explode!

Even if you visit Factslides.com every day to get your dosis of new facts —just like over 1 million visitors do every month—, in this book you'll find facts you've never seen before!
Check it out on Amazon »