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Useless Trivia!

Useless Trivia!
  • The opposite side of a die will always add up to seven.
  • No number from 1 to 99 includes the letter a in it word form.
  • Playing dance music can help ward off mosquitoes.
  • If you open your eye in a pitch black room, the colour you’ll see is called “eigengrau”.
  • Cats can’t taste sweet things because of a genetic defect.
  • It is scientifically possible to turn peanut butter into diamonds.
  • A group of hippos is a called bloat.
  • Pogonophobia is the fear of beards.
  • Your fingernails grow faster on your dominant hand.
  • A jiffy is about one trillionth of a second.
  • Dragonflies have six legs but can’t walk.
  • Apple seeds contain cyanide.
  • Jupiter is twice as massive as all the other planets combined.
  • Your boy contains about 100,000 miles of blood vessels.
  • The little dot above a lowercase “i” and “j” has a name.
  • The chicken and the ostrich are the closest living relatives of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
  • The real name of the Monopoly mascot is Milburn Pennybags.
  • Riding rollercoasters can help you pass kidney stones.
  • Spoon-fed is the longest English word with its letters in reverse alphabetical order.
  • Dr Seuss invented the word “nerd”.
  • There is a city called ”Rome” on every continent except Antarctica.
  • Octopus and squids each have three hearts.
  • The lint you find in the bottom of your pocket is called “gnurr”.
  • People used to answer the phone with “ahoy” instead of “hello”.
  • Pound cake got its name as originally the recipe included one pound of all it ingredients.
  • Space travel makes mice run in circles.
  • Frank Sinatra was offered the starring role of the Die Hard franchise at aged 70 due to contractual obligations. The role later went to Bruce Willis.
  • Around 16 million people alive today are direct descendants of Genghis Khan.
  • The cheesiest pizza ever was topped with 154 different varieties of cheese.
  • Most pandas in the world are on loan from China.
  • The average person has between four and six dreams a night.
  • Queen Elizabeth II’s cows sleep on waterbeds.
  • According to the bible, the chicken came before the egg.
  • Neither the platypus nor the echidna have stomachs.
  • Sharks have been on the planet for longer than trees.
  • Your tongue print is as unique as your fingerprints.
  • Women blink more often than men.