Amazing Funny Facts and Crazy Statistics

Funny man with funny facts
Funny man with funny facts.
There is an app for everything! And that includes incredible stats. Back in the day one of my faves was a Blackberry App called ‘5001 Fun Facts’. I don’t know if you can still download it from the Blackberry App World, but if you can it’s worth it. That formed the basis of this collection, later more were added from an Android app called ‘10,500+ Cool Facts’. So what this means is if they are not actually true, don’t blame us :p

  • An adulterous Greek male was sometimes punished by removal of his pubic hair and the insertion of a radish into his rectum.
  • In Atlanta, GA, USA, it is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.
  • It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories per hour.
  • Coca-cola is green without coloring.
  • 0.3% of all accidents in Canada involve a Moose.
  • The longest place name is in New Zealand, it is Tetaumatawhakatangihangakoauaotamateaurehaeaturipukapihimaungahoronukupok. Can you read it out loud?
  • Cows can have regional accents.
  • Black Cow FartsA Cow farts enough each day to fill 30 party balloons.
  • The average adult produces about half a litre of gas per day, which results in an average of about 14 farts per day – silent or violent!
  • Crocodiles cannot stick their tongues out.
  • Your body odor is unique to you, unless you have an identical twin.
  • Only 30% of people can flare their nostrils. Can you?
  • 29% of people are virgins when they get married.
  • The average woman spends 1 year of her lifetime deciding what to wear. The average man spends half a lifetime fearing telling the truth about what women wear. (Psst we don’t care, if we think you’re hot you’ll look hot in anything).

If you love these sorts of stats and want deeper reading, get yourself a QI book because they are brilliant, there are a few different ones, here is 2016’s.QI book released 2016.

Okay let’s carry on with more funny facts and crazy stats!

  • 70% of dust in the home is from human skin.
  • People photocopying their bum are the cause of 23% of all worldwide photocopier faults.
  • There is no record of anyone being named ‘Wendy’ before the Peter Pan book.
  • In the White House there are over 13,000 knives, forks and spoons.
  • Gold is about eight times heavier than any other metal on Earth.
  • Most marine fish can survive in a tank filled with human blood.
  • You can’t plow a cotton field with an elephant in North Carolina, USA.
  • 1 penny doubled every day becomes 5 million dollars in 30 days.
  • Only 80% of women wash their hands when they leave the restroom.
  • Public toilet seat30% of people refuse to sit on a public toilet seat.
  • Darwin married his first cousin.
  • Ketchup was sold in the 1830’s as medicine.
  • In the 1800’s people believed that gin could cure stomach problems.
  • Nachos are the food most craved for by pregnant women.
  • Impotence is grounds for divorce in 24 US states.
  • The most common disease in the world is tooth decay.
  • The UK eats more cans of baked beans then the rest of the world combined.
  • A small airplane can fly backwards.
  • Dell computers was started by a 19 year old.
  • Astronauts cannot burp in space. There is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their stomachs.
  • February 1865 is the only month recorded in history not to have had a full moon.
  • The bible is the most shoplifted book.
  • Men have nipples because, as an embryo, everyone is a female until the Y chromosome kicks in.
  • World record: The longest Monopoly game in a bathtub was 99hours long.
  • You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork then a poisonous spider.
  • The average human will eat 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
  • Some insects can live for up to a year without their heads.
  • Sheep can recognize other sheep from pictures.
  • The average person has over 1460 dreams per year.
  • The average human will grow 590 miles of hair in their lifetime.
  • In Hartford, Connecticut, USA, you may not, under any circumstances, cross the street walking on your hands.
  • In some smaller towns in the State of Arizona, USA, it is illegal to wear suspenders.
  • Time slows down near a black hole. But speeds up when looking at cat pictures on the internet.

Know of any that we don’t? They can be about the law, humans, animals, science, history or anything – get in touch with us and the rest of the world with your findings using the comments section below! Or share your thoughts or opinions on these crazy statistics, perhaps you thing some of them are wrong?


Amazing Funny Facts and Crazy Statistics
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29 thoughts on “Amazing Funny Facts and Crazy Statistics

  1. Well New Brunswick nj u can’t bounce an old pickle on the sidewalk.
    East Brunswick nj u can’t have ice cream in ur pocket on Sunday. Also you can’t slurp soup on a train forgot what state

  2. “1 cent doubled everyday for 30 days becomes 5 million dollars.” Let me try that! I have been trying to do a get rich quick scheme for awhile now. Plus I have lots of pennies to start off with. You can’t walk on your hands while crossing the street in Connecticut. Who does that anyways lol

  3. I live in Ohio, so I figured I would add some funny Ohio laws.

    It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
    In Marion, you can’t eat a donut and walk backward down a city street.
    In Columbus, it is illegal for stores to sell corn flakes on Sunday.
    In North Canton, it is against the law to roller skate without notifying the police.
    In McDonald, your goose may not paraded down Main Street.
    In Toledo, throwing a snake at anyone is illegal.

  4. Hahaha I live in georgia. That must be why I have never seen a giraff tie to a street post. I can also stick my tongue out and flare my nostrils but an alligator would still eat me.and flaring my nostrils doesn’t get me anywhere in life….

  5. Cool facts bro, they really fix your humour but the one’s that crack me up in laughter are the funny laws of USA like the one with the giraffe. Keep it up.

  6. Cows have regional accents – the fact that I just sat here trying out different “moo” sounds is hilarious!! I think the oldest (most popular) one on here is that it’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. Half the time we forget to test it and the other half we can’t really validate if we did it or not!

  7. I love that Darwin married his first cousin!

    I will be sure not to cross the street in Hartford on my hands…what about on my elbows, though? Is that ok?

    I have heard that there was a study that proved that crows recognize human faces. I don’t know if they’d recognize someone in a photo, though. Maybe in a lineup!

  8. I love reading things like these. So many interesting facts and a lot of them I didn’t already know. Such a fun read. I hope to see more articles like this. Some of these are really funny. :p

  9. Facts like these make me wonder what people were thinking when making some of these laws. Like in California it is illegal to peel an orange in a hotel room or you will get arrested. How odd is that? But thanks for the facts, next time I go to Atalanta I will make sure not to bring my giraffe.

  10. I find it kind of funny that Charles Darwin married his first cousin.I guess he was a victim of his own scientific discovery.

  11. Lots of cool facts. Several had me rolling. A cow farts enough in a day to fill thirty gallons and a hummingbird doesn’t even fill one capsule. One thing is for sure, you can’t turn shit back into cornbread.

  12. Keeping a tiny onion in each of you armpits heats the body temperature and thus makes it appear like you are suffering from fever.

  13. You have more chance of dying on your way to pick up a lottery ticket than of winning.

  14. Roadrunner is correct. Fingernails do look longer on a dead person, because the tissues of the finger shrink due to dehydration of the cells.
    However, the hair continues to grow for some time even after death. (But the growth is miniscule.It can not be seen, but measured. )

  15. finger nails and hair don’t actually continue growing per se after death, they appear longer since the skin becomes dehydrated and contracts, causing more of the hair and finger nails to become visible.

  16. Golf is the only sport to be played on the moon.
    On a planet that can support 5.5 billion people,7 billion now reside. Can you guess what planet that is ???

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