World’s Most Useless Facts

Leonardo da Vinci Body
Show Some Organ? Skin is the largest organ of the human body.
My Lovely Wife, Fern
My Lovely Wife, Fern Hindu men once believed it to be unluckily to marry a third time. They could avoid misfortune by marrying a tree first. The tree (his third wife) was then burnt, freeing him to marry again.
Ferret A female ferret can die if she goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
Sweet! An apple, potato, and onion all taste the same if you eat them with your nose plugged. They all taste sweet.
A Hare's Tale According to legend, if a hare crosses a person’s path as he starts out on a journey, the trip will be unlucky and it’s best to return home and start again. If a pregnant woman sees a hare, her child may be born with a hare-lip. If a hare runs down the main street of a town, it foretells a fire. Cornish legend says that girls who die of grief after being rejected by a lover turn into white hares and haunt their former beaus.
Casket Casket. (Getty Images.)
Caterpillar Caterpillar means “hairy cat” in Old French.
Dirty Work
Dirty Work An office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet.
Oh No Hippo!
Oh No Hippo! The first soup ever made was made from hippo meat.
Michelangelo's David
The Work Of Art The artist Michelangelo’s full name in Italian is Michaelangelo di Lodovico di Lionardo di Buonarroto Simoni.
Double Bubble
Double Bubble Although your system cannot digest gum like other foods, it won’t be stuck inside of you forever. It comes out with other waste your body can’t use.
Earthworm An earthworm has five hearts.
U.S. Flag
To the Tune Of… The music for “The Star Spangled Banner” comes from a British drinking song named “Anacreon.”
Flower Eating dandelions can make you urinate more.
Goats Male goats will urinate on each other in order to attract mates.
Keep Family CLose? Cleopatra married two of her brothers.
She's A Doll Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
Frosted Flakes
Family Man Frosted Flakes mascot “Tony the Tiger” has a wife, son (Tony Jr.) and daughter (Antoinette) that were used in early advertising commercials.
Like Pinocchio Between the ages of 30 and 70, you nose may lengthen and widen by as much as half an inch.
Everyday Rapunzel During his or her lifetime, the average human will grow 590 miles of hair.
I’ve Been Missing Out on Cake! Santa Claus has a brother named Bells Nichols according to French Tradition. He visits homes on New Year’s Eve after everyone is asleep, and if a plate is set out for him, he fills it with cookies and cakes.
Jimmy Carter
Covert Operation Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter had an operation for hemorrhoids while he was in office.
Sweet Kisses A passionate kiss uses up 6.4 calories per minute.
Abraham Lincoln
Bad Luck Abraham Lincoln’s mother died when she drank the milk of a cow that grazed on poisonous snakeroot.
A Lock on It If you lock your knees while standing long enough, you will pass out. (We do not recommend you try and find out for yourself.)
Mind Leech A leech has 32 brains.
LL Cool J
Hey Ladies Rapper LL Cool J’s name is short for “Ladies Love Cool James.”
Our Pick Maine is considered the toothpick capital of the world.
New Jersey
What’s in a Name Ho-Ho-Kus, a small town in New Jersey, is the only town in the United States of America that has two dashes in its name.
Eight Arms That Can't Hold You A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it’s born.
Fancy Pants Hundreds of years ago, only the wealthy people used to wear underwear.
Bright Baby A fetus that is four months old, will become startled and turn away if a light is flashed on the mother’s stomach.
Down the Drain The first toilet being flushed in a motion picture was in the movie “Psycho.”
A tip...
A tip... Q-Tip Cotton Swabs were originally called Baby Gays.
A ring to it… The sensitivity of a woman’s middle finger is reduced during certain times of her reproductive cycle.
Full of Hot Air An average adult produces about half a litre of flatulent gas per day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day.
The better to smell you with… A slug has four noses.
Achoo! It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
Where’s My Stapler?
Where’s My Stapler? (credit: CBS)
Future’s So Bright… It takes between about 8 to 9 minutes for light to get from the sun to earth.
If they scare you, get used to it Tarantulas can live up to 30 years.
Time's Flying A jiffy is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. Thus the saying, “I will be there in a jiffy.”
Toilet Paper
Toilet Paper A person uses approximately 57 sheets of toilet paper each day.
Man And Dog
Man's Best Friend First place for the country with the greatest dog population goes to United States Second for les chiens is France.
Turtle A turtle can breathe through its anus.
That Hurts!
That Hurts! Pain travels through the body at 350 feet per second.
Uranus Uranus has 27 moons.
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