Some Fun Random Facts That You Might Find Fascinating

By Dickson Osas

 

Random Facts

Three hearts are found in octopuses.

While the other two pump blood to the gills, the first circulates blood throughout the body because there is much copper in the blood; it is blue.

Dogs can smell better than humans.

Dogs have one-sixth as many taste buds as humans, but their sense of smell is around 100,000 times better.

A spider rope can ground an aircraft.

A single spider silk strand is five times stronger than steel of the same width and thinner than a human hair. As a result, a jet might be stopped with a rope only 2 inches thick.

Rats don’t throw up

Squirrels cannot vomit or burp. No other rodent can either. The fact that other mammals try to excrete any poisonous chemical they take explains why rat poison is so effective.

Experiment with Tootsie Pops

Because this is crucial scientific information, experiments with both machine and human lickers have been conducted in colleges to determine how many licks it takes to reach the core of a Tootsie Pop. 

Teddy bear nicknamed Theodore Roosevelt as president

Theodore Roosevelt is honored in the name of the teddy bear. A stuffed animal maker decided to build a bear and name it after the president after he declined to shoot a black bear that had been captured during a hunt.

Wombat waste

The only mammal whose feces are shaped like cubes is a wombat. This is because of the way that its intestines produce excrement. Then, to indicate their area, the animals stack the cubes.

Richard Montanez is the creator of Hot Cheetos.

Richard Montanez, a janitor at Frito-Lay, came up with the idea for the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos after adding chili powder to some leftover Cheetos. He then submitted the picture to the CEO. As a result, he is now a successful CEO and motivational speaker, and a film about his life is in the works.

In Japan, Coca-Cola sells soup.

Coca-Cola offers canned soup. In Japan, bistrone is a quick-filling lunch that comes in two varieties.
Coca-Cola Japan recently added a new seasonal choice to its collection of savory soups. The intriguing line, known as “Go: Good,” is offered in vending machines with warming features.

The world’s tallest structure

The Burg Khalifa in Dubai, nearly 2,700 feet tall, is the world’s highest structure.

Formerly, the Empire State Building was the highest structure

From 1931 through 1971, the Empire State Building in New York, which had more than 100 stories, was the world’s tallest structure.

The Great wall is invisible in space.

Contrary to common perception, it isn’t easy to see the Great Wall of China from space, especially with the naked eye. The first lunar footprints will last for a million years.

Venus has longer days than Earth does.

Days are longer on Venus than they are on Earth. Due to Earth’s slow axis rotation takes 243 Earth days to spin once, yet only 225 Earth days to orbit the sun. 

Some planets contain gas.

Because they are comprised of gas and have no solid surface, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are all inaccessible to humans.

Polar bears have dark skin.

The skin of polar bears is black. And although though their fur is transparent and not white, light reflection makes it appear white.

Frankenstein, written by Mary Shelley.

At 18, while visiting Lord Byron and Percy Shelley in Switzerland for a ghost story competition, Mary Shelley created Frankenstein.

Sam made the Hawaiian Pizza.

Sam Panopoulos, a Greek immigrant, invented Hawaiian pizza in Ontario, Canada, in 1962.

Artichokes came to California.

99.9% of artichokes used in commercial production come from California. The “Artichoke Capital of the World” is a nickname given to one town, particularly Castroville.

Pound cake gets its name from the pound.

The phrase “pound cake” comes from the original recipe’s requirement for one pound of butter, flour, sugar, and eggs. 

Although there is a lot of cake, it is meant to be eaten slowly.

Jam and jelly variations.

Jam is produced using mashed fruit, whereas jelly is made with fruit juice. This is the main distinction between the two.

You can skate on the Moon.

One of Jupiter’s moons, Europa, is coated in ice so you could ice skate there. You may soar 22 feet in the air with an axel jump!

Coca-Cola supplied the red Santa Clause fabric.

Due mainly to Christmas Coca-Cola advertisements that started in 1931, Santa Claus as we know him today is depicted as having a red suit and white beard.

Queen Charlotte discovered the Christmas tree.

Christmas trees were initially brought to Britain from Germany in the late 1700s by Queen Charlotte, not the spouse of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert. But towards the middle of the 1800s, Victoria and Albert are recognized for popularizing the practice.