The Lean Mean Fact Machine

Fact #19 Coke without colouring is green.

Fact #18 When threatened, the hairy frog (or “horror frog”) intentionally breaks its own bones to produce claws that puncture through the frog’s toe pads to become defensive weapons.

Fact #17 31 Britons have died since 1996 by watering their Christmas trees whilst the lights are still plugged in.

Fact #16 Fourteen years before the Titanic sank, novelist Morgan Robertson published ‘Futility’, a story about a luxury ocean liner that struck an iceberg on an April night. The name of his ship – The Titan.

Fact #15 The first man to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel later died from slipping on an orange peel.

Fact #14 From fossil evidence that was uncovered in New Zealand, researchers have found that penguins actually coexisted with dinosaurs.

Fact #13 Psychologists have found the more friends a user has on Facebook, the more likely they are to suffer from stress and anxiety

Fact #12 A Rubik’s cube has 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 possible configurations.

Fact #11 You’re more likely to die on your way to buy a lottery ticket than you are to actually win the lottery.

Fact #10 Anatidaephobia is the fear that somewhere in the world, there is a duck watching you.

Fact #9 If all the Atheists/Agnostics left America, they’d lose 93% of the National Academy of Sciences, but less than 1% of the prison population

Fact #8 The most searched for terms on is “google”.

Fact #7 Hippo milk is pink.

Fact #6 All Best Before dates on packets of crisps manufactured in the UK fall on a Saturday.

Fact #5 There are roughly 60 Lego bricks for every human on Earth.

Fact #4 A photon that takes eight minutes to travel from the Sun to Earth took 100,000 years to get from the centre to the surface of the Sun.

Fact #3 Both male and female hyenas have penises. The female can have a full erection yet they still give birth through them.

Fact #2 Not once in the bible does Jesus say “I am the son of god”

Fact #1 The planet Neptune orbits the Sun so slowly, it hasn’t even completed one orbital period since its discovery in 1846.


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