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.
1% of the world’s population is drunk at any given moment.
Six NFL teams don’t have cheerleaders (Bears, Browns, Giants, Lions, Packers and Steelers). Probably best that way for Pittsburgh.
Otters can hold hands while sleeping so they don’t float apart.
George Washington made the shortest inauguration speech on record—133 words and less than two minutes long.
The first American film to show a toilet flushing was Psycho.
The Rubix Cube is the best selling product of all-time. The Iphone is second.
In New Zealand, it’s a criminal offense to own the game Manhunt.
65% of Americans believe Ouija Boards are dangerous.
Tug-of-War was an official Olympic event from 1900-1920.
A pig’s orgasm lasts 30 minutes.
The first attempt to assassinate a president was on Andrew Jackson by Richard Lawrence, a house painter. Both of his guns misfired, an event that statisticians say could occur only once in 125,000 times. Andrew Jackson then proceeded to beat the crap out of Lawrence with his walking stick.
The only cells that survive from the time you are born until death are in your eye.
Mushrooms are more related to humans than they are to plants.
Kermit the Frog is left handed.
Having sex while sick can reduce a fever due to the sweat produced.
Phil Collins made an appearance as a cop in Steven Speilberg’s Hook.
Over $43 billion worth of unopened, edible food is thrown away in the U.S. every year.
An office chair will travel seven and a half miles a year.
Chewing gum while cutting onions can keep you from crying.
President Warren Harding repeatedly had sex with a young girl, Nan Britton, in a White House closet. On one occasion, Secret Service agents had to stop his wife from beating down the closet door.
The chicken in the closest living relative of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Anatidaephobia is the fear that somewhere in the world there is a duck watching you.
Seth McFarlane, the creator of Family Guy, was supposed to be on one of the planes that hit the towers on 9/11.
Each of the main characters in Spongebob Squarepants was inspired by one of the seven deadly sins.
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. One leg in the air means the individual was wounded but survived. If both legs of the horse are on the ground it implies the person went through the event unscathed.
The average engagement ring in the US currently costs roughly $5,200.
The ’72 Champion Boston Bruins Are Misspelled on the Stanley Cup as the city name is spelled “BQSTQN”.
Colgate had troubles marketing in Spanish-speaking countries as their brand name translates to “Go hang yourself.”
All of the Wookie suits in the Star Wars movies were made from human hair.
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.