29 Random Things You'll Want To Tell Everyone Immediately Even Though They're Completely Useless
"Humanity has collectively spent about 11,300 years watching the 'Love the Way You Lie' music video on YouTube."
Yesterday, a Reddit thread asked users, "What's your favorite piece of useless trivia?" The answers were pretty insane, and, well, useless. While we can't verify that all of these are true, here are some of the best:
1. "Paul Winchell, the voice of Tigger in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, invented an artificial heart."
3. "Penguins have glands under their eyes to extract and secrete excess salt. These are powerful enough that they allow them to drink seawater as their primary water source."
6. "If you push a living sponge through a fine mesh screen, it will rearrange itself in a few hours."
9. "The killer whale is the natural predator of moose. Killer whales attack moose as they swim from island to island in search of food."
11. "Dr. Suess wrote Green Eggs and Ham because someone bet him it was impossible to write a children's book with less than 50 different words in it."
12. "The whole of Australia could fit comfortably into the Sahara desert, with plenty of room to spare."
13. "In feudal Japan, lords purposely built homes with squeaky floors as a defensive measure against ninjas."
14. "Honey is the only food that never expires. The same honey that was buried with the pharaohs in Egypt is still edible."
15. "A second is called a second because it is the second division of the hour by 60, the first division being a minute."
16. "From a botanical standpoint, strawberries and raspberries aren't berries, but bananas and avocados are."
19. "The Price Is Right and Grand Theft Auto use the same font."
20. "Trump, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton were all born in different months of the same summer."
21. "Wyoming only has two escalators."
24. "Humanity has collectively spent about 11,300 years watching the 'Love the Way You Lie' music video on YouTube."
26. "Pirates wore eye patches so one eye would always be acclimated to the darkness, allowing them to see in the darkness below decks in an instant."
28. "On Venus, a year is shorter than a day — meaning it takes Venus less time to orbit the Sun (year) than to complete one rotation (day)."
This post has been updated to clarify that we cannot confirm the validity of the users' responses.