As our journey of compiling a list of 1 million random facts continue, we bring to you our next 20 little-known and mind-boggling random facts list for you. Sit back and enjoy…
861. The original name of the State of New Jersey in USA was Lorraine New Sweden.
862. There are a few bamboo species in this world that are capable of growing all the way up to 3 feet in a single day!
865. Google as a unique policy. If an employee of Google in US dies while working as an employee of the Search Giant, the spouse or the employees domestic partner will get 50% of the employees salary every month for a decade.
866. Only one sandwich is consumed per day by 49% of all US adults.
867. Rubbing noses is the ‘kiss‘ for Egyptians and Eskimos.
868. 40% of US adults have never slept on the other side of the bed apart from the side on which they sleep.
869. Lions that have darker manes are more attractive among lionesses.
870. The word ‘CAPTCHA’ is actually an acronym. It stands for ‘Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart’.
871. The Nepal Earthquake shrunk Mount Everest by 2.5 centimeters or 1 inch.
872. Six million people see the ‘Monalisa’ by Leonardo da Vinci. It is located in Louvre Museum in Paris, France and is world’s most famous painting.
873. North Korea doesn’t classify Marijuana as a drug. It is a legal item that can be bought and sold in the country.
874. Alberta – a province in Canada has been free of rats for last 50 years!
875. The role of Neo in the famous movie – ‘The Matrix’ was given to Keanu Reeves after the role was offered to Leo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage and Will Smith.
876. Today, there are more slaves in the world than in history of humankind. Source
877. In ancient Ireland, a person sucking a King’s nipples simply meant that he was submitting to the king.
878. Every day, around million hate accounts are closed by Facebook.
879. Harvard University actually offers a course of ‘Game of Thrones’.
880. In a study, it was found that your hair will turn gray faster if you smoke. Source