Weird Facts Most People Do Not Think About


Haylee Denney, Writer

“Ice pops were invented by an 11-year-old by accident.”

“Froot Loops are all the same flavor.”

“It’s impossible to hum while holding your nose.”

“Octopuses have three hearts.”

“People used to say ‘prunes’ instead of ‘cheese’ when having their pictures taken.”

“Lobsters taste with their feet.”

“3 Musketeers bars got their name because they used to come with three flavors.”

“Before toilet paper was invented, Americans used to use corn cobs.”

“The Empire State Building has its own ZIP code.” 

“Sloths can hold their breath longer than dolphins can.”

“The shortest war in history lasted 38 minutes.”

“Blue whales tongues can weigh as much as an elephant.”

“The world’s largest waterfall is underwater.”

“Shadows are darker on the moon.”

“The inventor of the internet regrets the URL setup.”

“The Statue of Liberty used to be a lighthouse.”

“Strawberries are not berries.”

“A flock of ravens is called unkindness.”

“ManhattAns are an ant species unique to New York city.”

“Fancy riding on a bike is illegal in Illinois.”

“The world’s smallest wasp is smaller than an ameba.”

“Some single celled organisms are bigger than a wasp.”

“British military tanks are equipped to make tea.”

“Pez candy was invented to help smokers quit smoking.”

“There is only one Shell gas station shaped like a shell.”

“The letter Q does not appear in any state name.”