Feeling bored here is a list of 50 random fun facts that will definitely make you laugh. Do let us know in the comment section how do you like them?
Fun Fact #1
Hippos produce their own sunscreen, in the form of a sticky reddish sweat from special glands in their skin. This reddish oily fluid is sometimes called “blood sweat”.
But the fluid is not sweat and it functions as a skin moisturizer, water repellent and antibiotic for hippos.
Hippos skin is very sensitive to drying and sunburn, so the secretion acts like an automatic skin ointment.
Fun Fact #2
Cherophobia is the fear of fun happiness, joyfulness or rejoicing. The term comes from the Greek word “chero,” which means “to rejoice.” When a person experiences cherophobia, they’re often afraid to participate in activities that many would characterize as fun, or of being happy.
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Fun Fact #3
Kangaroos are the only large animals that move by hopping. If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop.
They use their tails to balance while jumping.
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Fun Fact #4
Hyphephilia are people who get aroused by touching fabrics. A fetish in which the sexuoerotism is associated with touching skin, hair, leather, fur, and fabric, especially if worn on or near erotically significant body parts.
For persons with this fetish, touching or rubbing a human or non-human object is essential for achieving sexual arousal.
Fun Fact #5
During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.
Fun Fact #6
Bikinis and tampons invented by men. Louis Réard, a Parisian engineer, coined the name “bikini” in 1946 after Bikini Atoll. The modern tampon was invented by Doctor Earle Haas in 1929.
Fun Fact #7
If you consistently fart for 6 years & 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb!
Fun Fact #8
“Fart Battles” were popular art scrolls created in Japan during the Edo period.
Fun Fact #9
A “butt” is a traditional unit of measure for wine. A buttload of wine is about 475 litres, or 126 gallons
Fun Fact #10
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words. People suffering from Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia tend to experience a great deal of anxiety when faced with long words. It is indeed ironical that the scientific name given to this phobia is such a long one.
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Fun Fact #11
In Spanish, the word “esposas” means both “wives” and “handcuffs.”
Fun Fact #12
Every human being starts out as an asshole: it’s the first part of the body to form in the womb
Fun Fact #13
6 million Kenyans practice the “sport” of naked night-running
Fun Fact #14
In 2011, a woman bought a “non-visible” piece of art for $10,000
Fun Fact #15
Ronaldinho’s deal with Coca-Cola ended after he was caught sipping a Pepsi in a news conference. They quickly pulled the plug on the endorsement deal and now the Brazilian’s pockets are $760,000 lighter
Fun Fact #16
Svangerskabsforebyggende middel is a Danish word for “condom.” The most common term for a condom here is ‘gummimand,’ meaning ‘rubberman.’
Fun Fact #17
In 2001, there were more than 300 banana-related accidents in Britain, most involving people slipping on skins.
Fun Fact #18
The word “Gaga” in Filipino Refers to a Stupid and Idiotic Girl.
Fun Fact #19
In Norway TEXAS is slang for CRAZY
Fun Fact #20
Jack Daniel’s Last Words were “One last drink, please.”
Fun Fact #21
There’s a species of fish called “Slippery Dick”
Fun Fact #22
The more features your phone has, the longer you spend in the toilet
Fun Fact #23
Construction workers in Brazil cemented a car on a pavement after its driver refused to move it.
Fun Fact #24
There’s a “DUMB Starbucks” where every product has the word “dumb” in front of it.
Fun Fact #25
When Montenegro became independent from Yugoslavia, its Internet domain name went from .yu to .me
Fun Fact #26
Shakira was rejected from the school choir because the teacher thought she sounded like a goat.
Fun Fact #27
A group of owls is called a Parliament.
Fun Fact #28
The American secret service tried to spike Hitler’s food with female hormones to feminize him. Agents planned to smuggle doses of oestrogen into his food to make him less aggressive and more like his docile younger sister Paula, who worked as a secretary.
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Fun Fact #29
A group of crows is called a “murder”
Fun Fact #30
Benjamin Franklin wrote “Fart Proudly”, a scientific essay about farts around 1781. The essay goes on to discuss the way different foods affect the odour of flatulence and to propose scientific testing of farting. (also called “A Letter to a Royal Academy”, and “To the Royal Academy of Farting”) is the popular name of a “notorious essay” about flatulence written by Benjamin Franklin.
Fun Fact #31
There’s a hill in New Zealand called Taumata-whakatangihanga-koauau-o-tamatea-turi-pukakapiki-maunga-horo-nuku-pokai-whenua-kitanatahu.
Fun Fact #32
The only member of the band “ZZ Top” without a beard is Frank Beard. ZZ Top is a rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. Current members are bassist and lead vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons (the band’s leader, main lyricist and musical arranger), and drummer Frank Beard.
One of just a few major label recording groups with the same lineup for more than 45 years, critics and fellow musicians praise ZZ Top for its technical mastery
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Fun Fact #33
There is a French company that you can hire to kidnap you. They charge US$1600.
Fun Fact #34
Saddam Hussein used Whitney Houston’s song “I will always love you” for his 2002 campaign.
Fun Fact #35
There’s a lizard known as Jesus Christ Lizard due to its ability to run on the water
Fun Fact #36
Mariah Carey’s legs are insured for US$1 billion
Fun Fact #37
In Victoria, Australia, only a licensed electrician is allowed to change a light bulb
Fun Fact #38
Jim Carrey used to send funny letters to rapper Tupac Shakur when he was in prison to help him laugh and smile. Tupac said that Carrey was his favourite actor.
Fun Fact #39
Leo Fender, inventor of the Telecaster and Stratocaster, could not play the guitar
Fun Fact #40
Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal
Fun Fact #41
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogery-chwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is the official name of a village in Wales.
Fun Fact #42
In the Arabic version of The Simpsons, Homer is called Omar Shamshoom. MBC, the first independent Arabic satellite TV station, wanted to make a splash, so they presented a “culturally modified” and Arabic-dubbed version of The Simpsons in 2005. The new version of the show was titled Al Shamshoon.
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Fun Fact #43
Leonardo DiCaprio’s name is Leonardo because his mother was standing in front of a Leonardo Da Vinci’s portrait when he first kicked.
Fun Fact #44
The logo of the Royal New Zealand Air Force is the Kiwi, a flightless bird
Fun Fact #45
Leonardo Da Vinci was a prankster: he would put fake wings and horns on lizards to scare people in the Vatican. He loved to wear pink and other vibrant colours.
Fun Fact #46
When scientist Niels Bohr won the Nobel Prize in 1922, the Carlsberg brewery gave him a perpetual supply of beer piped into his house
Fun Fact #47
When the Spice Girls first met Nelson Mandela in 1997, he joked: “This is one of the greatest moments of my life.”
Fun Fact #48
Scientists have nicknamed a caterpillar the ‘Trumpapillar’. Its venomous barbed hairs cause irritation and pain.
Fun Fact #49
In Japan, Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald due to a lack of a clear “r” sound in Japanese.
Fun Fact #50
There’s a pill that makes farts smell like chocolate. The sweet-smelling product is the creation of Christian Poincheval, a 65-year-old inventor who hails from the village of Gesvres and looks like Santa Claus’ younger hippie brother.