1. Antarctica was once as warm as modern-day California.
  2. Rats can feel regret.
  3. At their current birth rate, South Koreans will go extinct by 2750.
  4. You can make vegan cheese out of human DNA.
  5. Sharks can be introverts or extroverts.
  6. In 1964, the most common age of death in England and Wales was zero.
  7. Nepal is the country with the highest per-capita number of communist parties on Earth with 18.
  8. Dead passengers on British Airways flights used to be given sunglasses, a vodka and tonic and a copy of the Daily Mail to disguise them from other passengers.
  9. Over 33,000 Ph.D. graduates are receiving public aid in the U.S.
  10. American teachers are allowed to whack children with a paddle in 19 states.
  11. The dark side of the Moon is actually turquoise.
  12. Hillary Clinton hasn't driven a car since 1996.
  13. Elephants can differentiate between men and women, and between different ethnicities, when they hear a voice.
  14. There are more bicycles in Copenhagen, Denmark, than people.
  15. A porcupine can fight off a pride of lions.
  16. Dreams get weirder as the night wears on.
  17. The Pentagon has a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.
  18. Seals like to have sex with penguins.
  19. The runway at the Gibraltar International Airport has a road crossing it.
  20. 86% of holy water tested in Austria contained fecal matter, mostly from people's hands.
  21. You are 3 times more likely to die at work than you are at war, a UN report found.
  22. Using Skype in Ethiopia carries a 15 year maximum jail term.
  23. Norway was ranked the world's #1 country in the 2014 Prosperity Index for wealth and well-being.
  24. Yucatan, Mexico, was named after a misunderstanding. Spaniards asked the locals what was the place called. They replied "Yucatan," which in their language means "I don't understand you."
  25. In 2013, a Zoo in China angered visitors by trying to pass off a Tibetan mastiff dog as a lion.
  26. Netflix employees get unlimited vacation days.
  27. Every year since 1966, the town of Gavle, Sweden, erects a giant straw goat for Christmas, and almost every year, vandals burn it.
  28. 8.6 million people in the U.S. live with a serious illness caused by smoking.
  29. The smallest living dog in terms of length is a chihuahua who measured 15.2 cm (6 in).
  30. In 2014, Germany officially abolished college tuition fees, even for international students.
Jesus Facts
South Korea Facts
Banana Facts
Asia
America
Africa
Europe
Oceania
Antarctica
U.S.A.
United Nations
Cities
Places
Historic Events
People & Civilizations
Social Issues
Life & Love
Tech & Invention
Humor & Offbeat
Religion
Books & Language
Movies & TV
Art & Music
Food & Drink
Business & Economy
Sports & Games
Science
Animals & other lifeforms
Body & Health
Space
Global Issues
Phenomena
Plants & Minerals
World
History
Society
Nature
SOURCE
♺ SHARE
FAV
Loading...
X
welcome back
 
Log In With Facebook
- or -
 
 
X
sign up
Step 1
 
Sign Up With Facebook
- or -
 
 
 
 
I'm a
 
X
you're registered, but please specify...
X
share
 
  
X
change password
 
 
 
X
profile
Step 2
 
 
 
 
X
my interests
Step 3
X
slide settings
 
 
X
Like Factslides? Register!
 
✔ See only NEW facts you haven't seen before.
Filter Random Facts by Interest (Humor, History, ...)
Save Favorites
and more!

X
about
 
Factslides a high traffic content website (over 1 million visits / month) that takes relevant and complex information from NGOs, think tanks, journals, specialized magazines and media and converts it into colorful and animated slideshows that are easy and fun to read, making the information accessible to students, teachers and curious minds for fun, research, lesson planning, and homework.

Factslides is dedicated to provide well-sourced and verified information that will help young people access the information and critical thinking skills they need to make our world a better place.

Launched in July, 2013, it has shown its facts over 1000 million times, and was selected among the Top 100 websites of 2013 by the prestigious PC Magazine, and as one of the 99 Sites That Every Professional Should Know About by BusinessInsider. It was also featured in sites such as The Awesomer, Design Taxi, I-Am-Bored.com, Neatorama, and DONG, a YouTube show with over a million subscribers.
How do I know your facts are credible?
All facts are verified and well sourced. The source URL is located at the bottom of each fact.

Can I use your facts on my site / video / whatever?
You sure can. Just be sure to include a link back to FACTSlides.com as your source.

I found a mistake or have a suggestion! What should I do?
Contact us!
OUR NEW BOOK
Introducing our first book:

1001 Facts to Make your Brain Explode!

Even if you visit Factslides.com every day to get your dosis of new facts —just like over 1 million visitors do every month—, in this book you'll find facts you've never seen before!
Check it out on Amazon »