Fun Facts: Random Edition

Fun Facts: Random Edition

Story by Casey Hitchcock, Staff Writer

No theme. No sense. Just random.Ever impressed someone with a random fact? A lot of times, random snippets of information are great conversation starters. Whether these are used for conversation starters or just to confuse you’re friends with spontaneous facts. These are wonderful:

1. The movie Red Dawn (1984) was the first movie released with a PG-13 rating.
2. The United States consumes more oil than any other country in the World. In 2001, the US consumed as much as the entire European Union and Japan.
3. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
4. More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby.
5. A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.
6. Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year.
7. Hummingbirds can’t walk.
8. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
9. Skin is the body’s largest organ and receives one-third of all the blood circulating through the body.
10. Average lifespan of a major league baseball is 7 pitches.

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