Random Facts Generator

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11Trevi fountain

The coins that are tossed into many of the world's most famous fountains are collected and donated to charities. The Trevi Fountain in Italy alone collects about $15,000 a week!

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Categories: Currency, Places

12Department of Energy

The budget for nuclear weapons in the USA is not included in the Department of Defense spending. It falls under the Department of Energy.

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Categories: Countries, Places, Weapons

13Spider

The "fact" that you eat 8 spiders a year was a social experiment to show how fast false information spreads on the internet.

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Categories: Animals, People

14Bob Dylan

After Bob Dylan offered The Beatles marijuana when he first met them in 1964, he was shocked to find out they weren't regular smokers. Dylan had misheard the lyric 'I can't hide' from 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' as 'I get high'.

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Categories: Drugs, People

15George Aldrich

NASA hires a man named George Aldrich to sniff everything that they send to space. If he doesn't like the smell, it doesn't go to space.

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Categories: People, Space

16NY subway

An experiment was conducted on the New York subway where seated passengers were asked: "Excuse me, may I please have your seat?" 56% of them moved.

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Categories: People, Transport

17Wendy's Frosty

Wendy's Frosty is actually a mixture of chocolate and vanilla flavors. This was because Dave Thomas thought that 100% chocolate would be too overpowering a flavor when paired with a Wendy's burger and fries meal.

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Categories: Food

18Paddy Hitler

Hitler had a relative called "Paddy Hitler" who ended up joining the US Navy, where, along with all recruits, he had to fill out a form listing any relatives who might be fighting for the enemy.

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Categories: Badass, People

19Hippos

Hippos don't swim. They charge through the water, always maintaining some contact with the riverbed or lakebed, using their feet to bounce off the bottom to propel themselves forward.

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Categories: Death, People, Places

20Ned Kelly

In 1880, an Australian outlaw and his gang (Ned Kelly) smithed steel suits out of ploughshares and held off the Victorian Police with their bulletproof armor

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Categories: People, Weapons

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