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3, 2, 1… Factourism has launched! We’re super excited to have you on board. Factourism brings you the most fascinating facts of our world. It’s funny, horrible, and unbelievable facts about people, animals, science, history, you name it. Let’s go explore!

If you lose your thumb, surgeons can replace it with your big toe

400 million years ago, the Earth was covered with giant mushrooms that were 8 metres tall

IKEA sells a Billy bookcase every 5th second

The current US flag was designed by a high school student for a class project

If the Earth were the size of a grain of sand, the Sun would be the size of a tennis ball

An octopus actually has 6 arms and 2 legs, not 8 legs

The Harvard University Library has several books bound in human skin

A teaspoon of honey is the life work of 12 bees

There are only 14 possible calendar configurations. You can reuse your 2013 calendar in 2019.

Everyone has a unique tongue print, just like with fingerprints

Eating chocolate could improve your math skills

Santa Claus received 670 votes in the 2012 US presidential election

Russia and America are less than 4 km apart at the nearest point

You are 14% more likely to die on your birthday than on any other day of the year

Ketchup was sold as medicine for digestive disorders in the 1830s

An average person produces 25,000 litres of saliva in a lifetime or equal to 2 swimming pools

Women’s voices has deepened 23 Hz over the past five decades

Coca-Cola is used as a pesticide by farmers in India, since it’s cheaper and get the job done

A woman’s left boob is usually bigger than the right

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