Some might say these facts are useless, but we have to agree to disagree. Bring up any of these “useless facts” at the office or at a party and you’ll look like quite the well-read sophisticate and 5 times more interesting.
Later people may wonder why you always seem to forget the simplest of things or can’t seem to remember what you studied the night before a test, and yet can remember the silliest facts. But hey, with this collection of facts you’ll still be the most interesting man or woman at the family barbecue! If we missed a fun one, let us know!
#1. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
#2. A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.
#3. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
#4. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
#5. A snail can sleep for three years.
#6. Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
#7. Almonds are a member of the peach family.
#8. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
#9. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
#10. Butterflies taste with their feet.
#11. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10.
#12. In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
#13. It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
#14. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
#15. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
#16. Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
#17. The Bible does not say there were three wise men; it only says there were three gifts.
#18. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
#19. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
#20. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
#21. The phrase “Beam me up Scotty” was never said in Star Trek
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