Did you know that ants never sleep or a goldfish has a memory span of just three seconds? Read on to know few more interesting but useless facts.

Interesting Trivia Facts

With innumerable subjects in the world, there is no end to facts. Most of them are of some use to us, but there are several facts which we consider to be absolutely useless. Though amusing at times, quite often we wonder what is the actual use of such a trivia. These facts, however, can come in handy at times when you want to bore your group of friends or break the ice at a small gathering. This article provides you with a bunch of interesting and useless facts to pick from and quote it to your friends. 
Funny Interesting Facts
  • The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
  • Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.
  • What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France.
  • A cockroach can live for several weeks with its head cut off.
  • You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
  • It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland.
  • Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.
  • The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump.
  • Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
  • Honey is the only food that does not spoil.
  • Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."
  • Coca-Cola would be green if coloring weren’t added to it.
  • The average lead pencil can draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
  • Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
  • Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
  • It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.
  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  • Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.
  • A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
  • The average person laughs 10 times a day.
  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Hitler and Napoleon both had only one testicle.
  • In ancient Rome, when a man testified in court he would swear on his testicles.
  • In Alaska it is illegal to whisper in someone's ear while they are moose hunting.
  • It's against the law in Willowdale, Oregon, for a husband to curse during sex.
  • In Britain, failed suicides were hanged in the 19th century.
  • In California, animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
  • Humans are the only animals that use a smile as an emotional response.
  • Homosexuality remained on the American Psychiatric Association's list of mental illnesses until 1973.
  • The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.
  • A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
  • The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
  • American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.
  • There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
  • Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  • During World War II, wooden Oscars were given as metal was scarce.
  • A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
  • The average McDonald's Big Mac bun has 198 sesame seeds on it.
  • Native Americans never actually ate turkey; killing such a timid bird was thought to indicate laziness.
  • Astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.
  • Canada is an Indian word meaning "Big Village".
  • The town of Calma, Chile in the Atacama Desert has never had rain.
  • In ancient Greece, "idiot" meant a private citizen or layman.
  • The name "Kangaroo" came about when some of the first white settlers saw this strange animal hopping along and they asked the Aborigines what it was called. They replied "Kanguru", which in their language means "I don't know".

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