Top 100 Weird World Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

Top 100 Weird world facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random world facts.

1. The World Health Organization has declared tanning beds to be as dangerous as mustard gas and arsenic.
2. Almost three fourths of all the fresh water in the world is in Canada
3. Iceland has no army and is also recognized as the worlds most peaceful country.
4. By distributing all the money in the world equally to everyone, you would get $10, 000.
5. If everyone in the world washed their hands properly, we could save more than 1 million lives a year.
6. Panama is the only place in the world where one can see the sun rise on the Pacific Ocean and set on the Atlantic without moving.
7. People aged 18 33 are the most stressed individuals in the world. After the age of 33 stress levels tend to reduce.
8. Michael Kevin Kearney, possibly the smartest person in the world with an IQ of 325, graduated high school at age 6 and c...
9. Disney World is actually larger than 17 other countries.
10. Mohammed is the most common name in the world.
11. The most popular beverage in the world is coffee, with more than 400 billion cups consumed each year.
12. The cost of a tourist visa for China is $130 for Americans and $30 for the rest of the world.
13. By the time you finish reading this tweet, three kids have already died of hunger somewhere in the world.
14. Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world— it has been destroyed twice, besieged 23 times, and attacked 52 times.
15. Since 2012, 900 workers have died building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar— around 4, 000 workers may die to complete it.
16. The pornography industry is a $97 billion business worldwide.
17. The whole world watches less porn on Christmas, except for Japan.
18. When I talk to you, the rest of the world disappears.
19. China is home to 26 out of the 86 most populated cities in the world.
20. Henry Ford astonished the world in 1914 by offering a $5 per day wage ($110 today), which more than doubled the rate of most of his workers.
21. "I sleep to forget the world."
22. With 150, 000 post offices, India has the largest postal network in the world. However, a letter can take two weeks to travel just 30 miles.
23. The genre of music you listen to affects how you perceive the world.
24. Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world, after water.
25. The mango is the most popular fruit in the world. It also prevents cancer, clears skin and lowers cholesterol.
26. Osama The best Hide and go Seek player the World has ever seen.
27. New Yorkers bite 10 times more people than sharks do worldwide.
28. Since the beginning of recorded history, the world has been at peace for a total of 268 years, only 8 percent.
29. Cigarettes are the leading cause of fire deaths in the world.
30. 40% of the world’s land is in 6 countries.
31. Worldwide, approximately 6% of divorced couples remarry the same person.
32. In 2012, the 100 richest people world wide earned enough money to end global poverty 4 times.
33. In 2014, more people watched the League of Legends Championship than the World Series, NBA Finals, BCS Championship, or the Final Four.
34. Subway has 10, 000 more locations than McDonald’s worldwide.
35. America has 19 aircraft carriers—the rest of the world has 12 combined.
36. The music you listen to affects, figuratively colors, the way you perceive the world.
37. The internet runs 24 hours a day in some parts of the world, but in Asia, South America, and Eastern Europe the internet “sleeps.”
38. There are more chickens than people in the world.
39. Jerrie Mock was the first woman to fly a plane solo around the world she disliked the spotlight so much, hardly anyone knew about it.
40. Rider Strong stole the leather jacket he often wore, from the set of "Boy Meets World" and it was later stolen from his car.
41. Japan is the safest country in the world.
42. According to Michael Burlingame, author of "The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln", Mary Todd used to beat the hell out of Abraham Lincoln.
43. Panama is the only place in the world where you can see the sun rise over the Pacific Ocean and set on the Atlantic.
44. A person needs just three things to be truly happy in the world, someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
45. The easiest item to be stolen in the world is Music.
46. If the whole world lived like Americans, we would need 5 Earths just to sustain the population.
47. The most common English word in writing around the world is "the".
48. There are roughly 10 million more baby boys than girls born worldwide each year.
49. Only 11% of the world is left handed.
50. The oldest living thing in the world is a type of Mediterranean seagrass that is up to 200, 000 years old.
51. If New York City were its own country and the NYPD was its army, it would be the twentieth best funded army in the world.
52. 3.9% of women around the world do not wear underwear.
53. Native Americans lost their history, their land, their culture in one of the least discussed genocides in world history.
54. Panama is the only place in the world where one can see the sun rise on the Pacific Ocean and set on the Atlantic.
55. Over 300 million children worldwide have no shoes, exposing them to soil transmitted parasites and diseases.
56. Apple has a "secret police" called the Worldwide Loyalty Team that makes sure no employees leak something.
57. Bill Gates is the richest person in the world again � worth $75 billion.
58. "Armageddon, " "Apollo 13, " and "Around the World in 80 Days" are among the movies that NASA keeps aboard the International Space Station.
59. If the Chinese, one day, use as much oil per person as Americans, then the world will need seven more Saudi Arabias to meet their demand.
60. Colombia is the kidnapping capital of the world
61. The United States experiences 75% of the worlds known tornadoes
62. Australians have the highest rate of gambling in the world.
63. In the real world, even if Batman never lost a fight, his body would only hold up for three years before he would have to retire.
64. A survey found that 94% of people in Thailand are religious, making it the most religious country in the world — China is the least with 7%.
65. The smallest shark in the world is the dwarf lantern shark, which is about 8 inches long.
66. Iran has one of the largest rates of "brain drain" in the world. Up to 180, 000 specialists and academic elite leave the country every year.
67. London has the most billionaires of any city in the world.
68. Half of all food is wasted worldwide.
69. Norwegian women enjoy the best standard of living in the world.
70. World renowned physicist and author Stephen Hawking has joined Facebook.
71. The widest freeway in the world is the I 10 in Houston, Texas at 26 lanes across.
72. Liechtenstein, the world’s sixth smallest country, is the largest exporter of false teeth.
73. The most beer drinking country in the world is the Czech Republic with a per capita beer consumption of almost 40 gallons a year.
74. The largest flower in the world is called Rafflesia Arnoldii. It can grow as big as an umbrella and smells like decaying flesh.
75. Usain Bolt broke the world record in the 100 meter race with his shoelace undone.
76. According to a Pew survey, by 2050, just 13% of people in the world will say they are religiously unaffiliated.
77. According to the International Narcotics Control Board, more people in Britain have tried cocaine than anywhere else in the world.
78. One third of girls in the developing world are married before the age of 18 – 1 in 9 are married before the age of 15.
79. The world’s oldest piece of chewing gum dates back to over 5000 years ago.
80. More than 4 billion LEGO people have been made – making them the world’s largest population group.
81. In 2011, cheese was the most stolen food in the world.
82. It has been estimated that there are only 250 sets of identical twins married to identical twins in the world.
83. The Tommy Gun was shipped out only two days before World War I ended.
84. McDonald’s serves 1% of the world’s population every day.
85. Disney World is second only to the U.S. Military when it comes to purchasing explosives in the United States.
86. Having minimal social interaction with the outside world is equally harmful, to smoking 15 cigarettes a day or being an alcoholic.
87. Pharrell Williams produced the world’s first 24 hour music video.
88. If you have blue eyes, then you share a common ancestor with every other blue eyed person in the world.
89. Scotland has the highest rate of cocaine use in the world.
90. Child soldiers participate in about three quarters of all the ongoing conflicts in the world.
91. Every minute, enough sunlight hits the surface of the earth to power the world for an entire year.
92. Singapore has the world’s highest percentage of millionaires. One out of every six households has at least $1, 000, 000 US dollars.
93. 205 new countries would exist if all the active separatist movements around the world succeeded.
94. One jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds in the world.
95. The largest item on any menu in the world is camel stuffed with lamb stuffed with chickens stuffed with fish stuffed with eggs.
96. 90% of all the rice in the world is consumed in Asia.
97. Russia and Japan are still technically at war because both countries still haven’t signed a peace treaty to end World War II.
98. Cows kill approximately 22 people every single year in the US. Sharks are responsible for <1 death in the US, and fewer than six worldwide.
99. In the 1980s, the KGB had a propaganda campaign to convince the third world that the CIA created the AIDS virus.
100. Music is so influential on the brain that the type you listen to actually has the ability to change the way you think and look at the world.
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