1. There is a tree called Fruit Salad Tree that sprouts 3 to 7 different fruits in the same tree.
  2. Sony sold more than 12 millions of floppy disks in 2009.
  3. In 2000, Spain's Paralympic basketball team had to return their gold medals after nearly all of their players were found to have no disability.
  4. On April Fool's day of 2007, Google sent an e-mail out to its employees warning that a python was loose in the facilities. It wasn't a joke.
  5. In 2004, Samsung passed on the opportunity of investing in Android because they "didn't see potential" in it.
  6. Since all British passports are issued in the Queen Elizabeth II's name, she herself doesn't have one.
  7. 68% of the people suffer from Phantom Vibration Syndrome, the feeling that one's phone is vibrating when it's not.
  8. 47% of All Jobs Will Be Automated By Computers in 2034.
  9. Paris Syndrome is a psychological disorder, mainly suffered by Japanese people, caused after realizing Paris isn't what they expected.
  10. Winston Churchill's mother was American.
  11. The use of seat belts in the F1 wasn't mandatory until 1972.
  12. At age 10, Mussolini was expelled from a religious boarding school in Italy for stabbing a classmate in the hand.
  13. The Philippines has the slowest Internet speed in the entire Southeast Asian region with an average speed of 3.54 Mbps.
  14. On average, the brain burns 20% of the body's calories.
  15. In China, you can major in Bra Studies.
  16. The farthest flight made by a paper aircraft is of 69.14 m (around 226 ft).
  17. In Japan, KFC is a typical feast of Christmas Eve.
  18. The first Selfie was taken in 1839 by Robert Cornelius.
  19. The term "laser" is an acronym for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation".
  20. The name “Super Bowl” was originally inspired by the game “Super Ball”.
  21. In the '20s, the blue color was used for girls
    and the pink for boys.
  22. Internet Users Send 204 Million Emails Per Minute.
  23. Facebook earns an average of US$5.85 from every U.S. user.
  24. In 1942, it was prohibited for American radios to take listener requests because the government feared that spies would embed secret messages on them.
  25. Water constitutes only 0.07% of the earth by mass or 0.4% of the earth by volume.
  26. From 2003 to 2006, Hooters had its own airline called “Hooters Air”.
  27. In Japan, there are Pepsi-flavored Cheetos.
  28. Climbing the Mount Everest cost around US$65,000.
  29. The man in the Pringles' logo is called Julius Pringles.
  30. Hyperthymesia is the condition of remembering every single experience in your life.
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 »