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.
There’s a 95% chance of human extinction in the next 9,000 years.
Russia and Japan have still not signed a peace treaty to end World War II.
Human female birth control pills work on gorillas.
The average NHL player loses 7 pounds in one game.
In the 1800′s, the entire city of Chicago was raised several feet to fix a drainage problem.
The state sport of Maryland is Jousting.
Bruce Lee could snatch a dime off a person’s open palm and leave a penny behind, all this before they could close it.
The average lifespan of a MLB baseball is 5-7 pitches.
One third of the land in the United States is owned by the government.
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under is cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.
The average cell phone contains more bacteria than a toilet seat.
The Hubble telescope takes pictures in black and white. The color is added later.
Formicophilia is the fetish for having insects crawl on your genitals.
In the original version of the fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty was raped.
Married men change their underwear twice as often as single men.
Before Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’, MTV did not air videos by black artists because they were not perceived as ‘rock’ enough.
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants. Ew.
Dave Matthews is South African.
The term ‘computer bug’ was coined after a moth flew into into a computer’s circuitry.
If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb. However, it only takes a pregnant Kardashian 1/1,000th of time to amount to create that kind of power.
The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head.
John Madden is an accomplished ballroom dancer.
About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they’re still sitting on it.
Hall of Fame QB Steve Young is the Great-Great-Great Grandson of Brigham Young. Guess he kind of had to go to BYU.
Jellyfish are 98% water.
Barbie’s measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33 and 7 feet tall. Sexy AND a breeder. Nice.
Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
Clownfish (like Nemo) are transexuals.
On average, a man has up to 10 erections during a normal night’s sleep.
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.