50 Interesting weird but true facts to impress your friends

Do you like fun weird facts? we also do, here is a quick list of 50 interesting weird but true facts that you didn’t know about and will make you want to go out and impress your friends.


1 – After his sucess in the harry potter movies Rupert Grint bought a 1974 Mr. Wippy Bedford van to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming an ice cream man


2 – CVS Pharmacies sales took a $2 billion dip after they stopped selling tobacco


3 – Silly String is used by the military to reveal tripwires, It’s light enough it doesn’t set them off


4 – Happy cows make more milk, Calling the cow by an individual name can up production by 3.5%


5 – Judy Garland’s diet while filming the wizard of oz consisted of chicken soup, coffee and 80 cigarettes a day. She was 16!


6 – Toilet paper was first advertised as “splinter-free” in 1935


7 – Molecular biologist James Watson auctioned his Nobel Prize due to financial hardship. It sold for $4.1 million and was promptly returned


8 – Elvis manager sold “I Hate Elvis” badges to make money from his haters


9 – If you sleep on your right side you will fall asleep faster than sleeping on your left side


10 – The acid in your stomach is so powerful that it could dissolve a razor blade


11 – People who swear a lot tend to be more honest, loyal and upfront with their friends


12 – Talking to yourself can improve your mood, enchance your intelligence and boost self esteem


13 – Depression is the result of over thinking. The mind creates problems that didn’t even exist


14 – Warm colors such as yellow, orange and red make you hungry – Which is why many fast food restaurants are yellow, orange and red


15 – Lemon juice with a pinch of salt every morning lowers cholesterol levels and brings down your weight


16 – Playing video games can reduce your nightmares, because gamers “resolve threats” during game play instead of in their dreams


17 – A person usually makes a lot of hand gestures when telling a true story, When telling a lie a person’s hands will stay noticeably still


18 – When the T-Rex breaks into the car in Jurassic Park, the children’s screams are real, it wasn’t supposed to break the glass


19 – Listening to music for at least 5-10 minutes a day strengthens the mind, making it easier to deal with emotional stress


20 – Before Pixar settled on Toy Story, other names suggested were Made in Taiwan, Moving Buddies, and Toyz in the Hood


21 – A Paris shooting survivor sued a TV station for revealing his hiding spot during the shooting


22 – Harrison Ford made $10,000 for the original Star Wars in 1977. He made $20 million for the most recent the force Awakens


23 – During WW2 Canada gave out badges to those who tried to enlist, but couldn’t serve for medical reasons to show their willingness to fight


24 – The average Bugatti customer owns 84 cars, 3 jets and one yacht


25 – September 16 is the most common birthday in the United States


26 – Blockbuster had the chance to buy Netflix in 2000. Instead, they chose to go into business with Enron


27 – Only modern countries were never colonized by Europe : Japan, Korea, Thailand and Liberia


28 – Google’s internet services run 2 billion lines of code. 5000 times as many as the space shuttle


29 – Watching horror movies actually burns more calories than any other genre


30 – The creator of Johnny Bravo, the creator of Powerpuff Girls, and the creator of Dexter’s Laboratory were all roommates in college


31 – Hugging or holding hands with someone special can instantly reduce stress


32 – The “Pinky Promise” originally meant that the person who breaks the promise must cut off their pinky finger


33 – Eating chocolate makes you happy because it contains phenylethylamine – the same hormone the brain triggers when you fall in love


34 – Inhale through your mouth, swallow saliva twice and slowly exhale through your nose for a 100% effective hiccup cure


35 – Smiling, even in a bad mood, can immediately improve your mood because these muscles are enough to trigger happy chemicals in the brain


36 – Queen Victoria survived seven assassination attempts


37 – Search engines can only access 0.03% of the internet, the rest in the “deep web”


38 – You spend 10% of your waking life blinking


39 – At his peak, Pablo Escobar earned $420 million a week


40 – Every US President with a beard has been a Republican


41 – Streaming services like Netflix prevent kids from having to watch more than 150 hours of ads a year


42 – Australians are the world’s biggest meat eaters. They consume almost 200lbs each annually


43 – Liars blink less frequently than normal during the lie and speed up afterwards


44 – An elephant’s trunk has more than 40,000 muscles


45 – 56% of Russians regret the collapse of the Soviet Union


46 – Touching someone’s shoulder or arm while asking them out increases their chances of saying “yes”


47 – Simply rubbing the inside of a banana peel against your skin will brighten up and tone your skin, help reduce acne, and enhance your glow


48 – Our brains have a negativity bias and will remember negative memories more than good ones. This is to help us better protect ourselves


49 – Drinking green tea before bed allows your body to burn calories while sleeping. Green tea also increases your metabolism


50 – When someone smells good, it automatically makes them more attractive




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