25 Random Facts To Feed Your Insatiable Lust For Trivia.
The only thing we love more than learning new facts is sharing them with you. Our main point is not to teach you anything new — we are no experts at the subject matters below —but to give reminders and plant curiosity of subjects that might not be on your radar on a daily basis.
Don't get us wrong, we indulge in celebrity gossip and social media just as much as the next person, but sometimes we like to switch it up by delving into history, science, sports, and the realities of people living in other countries, among other things.
Before we get started, why don't you take a stab at the following questions: What's been proven to be more dangerous, taking a selfie or swimming with sharks? Speaking of sharks, how long can female sharks store sperm before utilizing it to fertilize their eggs? And last one, how many people do you think are born every minute on average?
#1. The President of the United States is not allowed to drive (there are some exceptions, for example, they can drive on Camp David). This also applies to former presidents and their spouses.
#2. If you run in a fasted state, you can burn up to 20% more fat. Try running in the morning on an empty stomach.
#3. Economist Ruth Judson estimates that about two-thirds of all $100 bills can be found outside the U.S. This is because central banks that hold foreign reserves prefer dollars.
#4. Just how much is the multinational technology company Apple worth? In 2015, it was worth more than Sweden, Switzerland, and Nigeria.
#5. In 2015, there were more people who lost their lives taking selfies than from shark attacks.
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