Trivia Tuesday: 30 Useless Random Facts You Need To Know
Every Tuesday we’ll give you a number of random facts that are a good bet to be asked at trivia nights. And even if you don’t go to trivia, this should be a good toilet read, too. A win-win if I’ve ever heard of one.
Male Honey Bees’ balls explode after they reach an orgasm and they die shortly after.
Tom Selleck was offered the role of Indiana Jones but his schedule with Magnum: PI forced him to turn it down.
Lemons float in water while limes sink to the bottom.
A group of ferrets is called a “business.”
Benjamin Harrison (1889-93), the 23nd President, was the first President to attend a baseball game. He saw the Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Senators 7 to 4 on June 6, 1892.
Did you know that Koalas have two vaginas?
Did you also know that vagina in the plural form is vaginae? Because I sure as hell didn’t.
Midnight Cowboy is the only movie to be rated X and and win Best Picture.
An Octopus can attach itself to any surface but Astro-Turf.
What do James Cameron, Mike Tyson, Ozzy Osbourne and Arian Foster have in common? They’re all strict Vegans.
Every time you shuffle a deck of cards, it’s extremely likely that your specific arrangement of cards has never existed and will never exist again. The chance that you’ve recreated a shuffled deck from any point in human history is similar to winning the lottery 100 times over.
The Blue Whale has the biggest heart of any animal and can exceed the size of a Volkswagen Beetle.
3,000 puppies are born in the US every second of every day.
Ronald Reagan is the only US President to go through a divorce in his lifetime.
Overrated basketball player Elton Brand produced the underrated Christain Bale war movie, Rescue Dawn.
A tiger’s skin is striped along with its fur.
The first meal ever on the moon was roast turkey, eaten of course by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
A cubic mile of fog is 56,000 gallons of water.
A scorpion can hold its breath for 6 days.
Frank Oz, the dude who does the voice of Yoda, is also the voice of Miss Piggy.
You use 200 muscles to take just one step.
There are more toilets in the US (350 million) than people (315 million).
Donald Duck films were once banned in Finland because Donald Duck doesn’t wear any pants.
Woody Harrelson’s dad was a hitman for the mob and a convicted murderer. He was suspected for a time of killing JFK.
The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
The tallest President was Abraham Lincoln at 6 feet, 4 inches tall.
Lincoln was also the only President to be a licensed bartender as he co-owned Berry and Lincoln, a saloon in Springfield, Illinois.
3 out of every 4 creatures on Earth are insects.
The average person laughs 13 times and passes gas 14 times in a single day. One fart a day must be so bad it can not be considered comical.
Now take this gift of useless knowledge, win some money and buy us thank you beers. Because there is never such a thing as too much thank you beers.