20 Random Facts


Random Facts

Introduction:

A random fact is a true statement about random things, i.e., it is not related to the others. Random facts are often random pieces of information that are not needed to know to understand.

Types:

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Random facts are interesting to know and can make for good conversation starters. There are three types of random facts- random pieces of information that are not needed to understand or complete something else, random true statements about random things, and collected random facts. 

Facts:

1. A random fact is a true statement about random things, i.e., it is not related to the others.

2. Random facts are often random pieces of information that are not needed to know to understand or complete something else.

3. Random facts are interesting to know and can make for good conversation starters.

4. Penguins have an extra bone in their wings that helps them fly better.

5. The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

6. The world’s largest desert is located in Africa and is called the Sahara Desert.

7. A baby kangaroo is called a joey.

8. It takes the average person about 23 minutes to fall asleep.

9. Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

10. The average person has over 7,000 thoughts per day.

11. Sharks have been on Earth for about 400 million years – 200 million years longer than the dinosaurs.

12. Dolphins sleep with one eye open so they can keep watch for predators.

13. An octopus has three hearts.

14. The average person laughs about 15 times a day.

15. A crocodile’s tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth, which means it can’t stick out its tongue as other animals do.

16. Koalas have two thumbs on each hand to help them grip the branches of trees.

17. Ostriches can run up to 40 mph (64 km/h).

18. The average person blinks their eyes about 12,000 times a day.

19. A hummingbird’s heart beats up to 1,200 times per minute!

20. Although it is illegal to hunt them, male narwhals often get hunted by other whales. Females aren’t usually attacked because they are known for having a lot of oil in their skin that the other whales like to eat.

21. On December 3rd each year is National Random Acts of Kindness Day promoting people to perform good deeds for others without expecting anything in return.

22. A baby kangaroo is called a joey and it takes the average person 23 minutes to fall asleep. A hummingbird’s heart beats 1,200 times per minute.

23. The average person has over 7,000 thoughts per day and an octopus has three hearts.

24. Penguins have an extra bone in their wings that helps them fly better.

25. Sharks have been on Earth for about 400 million years – 200 million years longer than the dinosaurs.

26.  Dolphins sleep with one eye open so they can keep watch for predators.

27. Humans are the only animals with fingerprints.

28. Your heart beats 100,000 times per day.

29. The skin is the largest organ in the human body.

30. Human pregnancy lasts 266 days on average (40 weeks), but it can be as short as eight days (10 weeks).

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