Part of what makes the internet such a wonderful place is the fact that there are plenty of websites which just beg for you to waste time on. The best of these websites usually offer you pages upon pages of bizarre and interesting facts that you can amaze all of your family and friends.
Here we take a look 27 bizarre facts that you probably did not know.
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself.
One birthday is celebrated by at least one million people in the world.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
The longest distance travelled by a deep water lobster is 225 miles.
The average thickness of the Arctic sheet is 10 feet but some areas are up to 65 foot thick.
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog uses every letter in the English language.
Money is the number one thing that most people argue about.
A spider’s skeleton is located on the outside of it’s body. This is called an exoskeleton.
Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to s-l-o-w film down so you could see his moves. That’s the opposite of the norm.
The average golf ball has 336 dimples used for aerodynamics.
Women blink twice as much as men.
Snails can sleep for three years.
Grapes explode when you put them in a microwave.
Cockroaches live several weeks after they have their head cut off.
The USA bought Alaska from Russia for 2 cents an acre.
A leach has 32 brains.
In Belgium their is a strawberry museum.
Emus can not walk backwards.
China has more people who speak English than the USA and UK combined.
Venus is the only planet to rotate clockwise.
The first domain name that was ever registered was Symbolics.com.
The only animal that cannot jump is the elephant.
There is no piece of paper than can be folded in half more than 7 times.
The average iceberg weighs 20,000,000 tonnes.
Butterflies taste with their feet.
A normal lead pencil can draw a line 35 miles long.
It is impossible to lick your elbow.
…and yes we are rolling around laughing at you trying to stick your elbow in your mouth.