Top 50 Weirdest Facts

We live in a world full of fascinating and bizarre things that may seem too strange to be true. From unusual animal behaviors to mind-boggling scientific discoveries, there are countless facts out there that will leave you scratching your head in disbelief. In this blog post, we bring you the top 20 weirdest facts that will blow your mind and make you question everything you thought you knew.

1. The world’s smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat, which weighs less than a penny and can fit on your fingertip. This tiny creature can only be found in Thailand and Burma.

2. The average person produces enough saliva in their lifetime to fill two swimming pools.

3. The strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter or the jaw muscle, which can exert a force of up to 200 pounds on the molars.

4. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky. Their necks are not flexible enough to do so.

5. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance.

6. The weeping willow tree is not actually a willow. It is a type of tree in the poplar family.

7. Every year, millions of trees grow thanks to squirrels forgetting where they buried their nuts.

8. The Eiffel Tower in Paris can actually grow up to 6 inches taller during the summer due to the expansion of the metal in the heat.

9. Honey never spoils. It can remain preserved for thousands of years.

10. Cows have best friends and get stressed when they are separated.

11. There are more possible iterations of a deck of playing cards than there are stars in the universe.

12. The only part of your body that never stops growing is your nose.

13. The world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9,000 years old.

14. A cockroach can live for weeks without its head before dying of starvation.

15. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.

16. Every day, the human body sheds about 1.5 million skin cells.

17. The dot over an “i” is called a tittle.

18. The human body has enough iron in it to make a 3-inch nail.

19. A group of hedgehogs is called a prickle.

20. The world’s largest snowflake was found in Montana in 1887 and was 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick.

21. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It is believed that during the 16th century, it was fashionable for women to pluck their eyebrows completely.

22. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

23. The longest time between two twins being born is 87 days.

24. An octopus has three hearts.

25. Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals in the world, responsible for over 1 million human deaths each year.

26. Koalas have two thumbs on each hand.

27. A snail can sleep for three years without eating.

28. The fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth is called arachibutyrophobia.

29. The Great Wall of China is not visible from space, despite popular belief.

30. In a room of 23 people, there is a 50% chance that two of them share the same birthday.

31. Cows have a special “accent” based on where they are from.

32. It is possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs. Their knees cannot bend to go down stairs.

33. Before the invention of erasers, people used bread to erase mistakes.

34. The shortest war in history lasted only 38 minutes. It was between Britain and Zanzibar in 1896.

35. A group of camels is called a caravan.

36. Cats can make over 100 vocal sounds, while dogs can only make about 10.

37. Pigs can get sunburned and build their own sunscreen by rolling in the mud.

38. Humans are the only animals that blush.

39. There are about 200 corpses on Mount Everest that serve as landmarks for climbers.

40. The cotton candy machine was invented by a dentist.

41. A group of ravens is called an unkindness.

42. Tomato ketchup was sold as medicine in the 1830s.

43. The Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters.

44. A shrimp’s heart is located in its head.

45. Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.

46. The most traded item in the world is oil.

47. The longest English word without a vowel is “rhythms.”

48. The human nose can remember up to 50,000 different scents.

49. A group of porcupines is called a prickle.

50. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

These 50 facts are just a glimpse into the weird and wonderful world we live in. It’s amazing to think about all the strange and unusual things that exist on our planet. And the more we learn, the more we realize that there are still so many mysteries waiting to be discovered.

Whether you find these facts intriguing or just plain bizarre, they are a reminder that there is always something new and strange to learn. So the next time you come across something weird, embrace it and remember that the world is full of wonders, both big and small.