Armadillos are among the most curious-looking creatures in the animal kingdom. Beyond appearance, they also have another unusual characteristic: they always give birth to identical quadruplets.
If you want to write the words “upside down” upside down, the words “umop apisdn” will give you an upside-down mirror image. Just to avoid confusion, the upside down “e” resembles a […]
If you are looking for a place to fill your water bottle, look no further than Lake Superior. With 3,000,000,000,000,000 (3 quadrillion) gallons of water, the contents of Lake Superior could cover […]
Many of us had a teacher whom we suspected was a witch. In the case of Jim Backus, it was very nearly true.
If you suffer from pteronophobia, you have an irrational fear of being tickled by feathers. Learn about more strange phobias. Read more fun facts about psychology.
The Little Mermaid has been one of Disney’s most successful and beloved movies. The story of Ariel overcoming obstacles and winning the love of a prince (not to mention some of the […]
If the thought of being around a dead person gives you goosebumps, you will find your time in your coffin to be more than a little unsettling. Goosebumps continue to form on […]
Although the blue whale holds the record for the largest heart of any creature on the planet, its heart consists of a mere 0.12 percent of its entire body mass. Most animals […]
Before you gulp down that glass of strawberry-flavored milk, you’d better make sure that you haven’t grabbed a beverage intended for a baby hippopotamus. The two milks may look identical, but the […]
The next time you look around and begin to think that Planet Earth is getting a little crowded, you might want to look at the population explosion a lot closer to you. […]
Helen Keller (1880-1968), the legendary speaker, author, and political activist who overcame deafness and blindness, made an often-overlooked contribution to American dog lovers; she introduced the Akita breed to the United States. […]
Special thanks to The Zebra for this infographic with 10 fun facts about the strangest state lines and landmarks in the USA. Check out the infographic below, and be sure to stop at these […]
When Ernest Vincent Wright published his novel Gadsby in 1939, it was an immediate sensation. The plot centers around the life of a man who is committed to transforming his community through […]
Anyone who has taken a class on typing (or keyboarding, as it is now known), has encountered the sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” In typing that word, […]
In honor of Presidents’ Day, here are some fun facts about the 44 men who served as the 45 Presidents of the United States. Click on the President’s name for more fun […]