Hello beloved readers! Since we run 2 fact pages on Facebook(factomaniac, factonova), we’ve decided to add a new category(facts category) here on our website, where we will be dropping facts which we post on our Facebook pages. This is to make sure that all our followers(Website and Facebook) gain full access to everything that we post, both on Facebook and on our website. *There will be no limit to the list of facts we post here..Any fact posted on any of our Facebook pages will be updated here.*

  1. Pablo Picasso’s full name was ‘Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso’. (source)
  2. In 2010, an English man was arrested after he recorded his neighbour’s dog bark and replayed the noise over her(his neighbour’s) fence at around 3.am, using radio speakers at full volume. (source)
  3. There is a religious sect in Vanuatu who worship Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. They have the belief that he is a divine being who was born to fulfill a prophecy that “the son of a mountain god would take the form of a pale skinned man, and get married to a powerful lady.” (source)
  4. Cats kill billions of animals every year. They have caused the global extinction of at least 33 species. (source)
  5. German soldiers are allowed to disobey any order which they feel will be a violation to human rights and dignity. (source)
  6. The average four year old asks up to 400 questions in a day. (source)
  7. A 41-year old woman from Uganda, by name Mariam Nabatanzi is dubbed ‘world’s most fertile woman’. She has given birth to a total of 44 children, including 6 sets of twins, 4 sets of triplets, and 5 sets of quadruplets. She is having to raise the children alone after her husband walked out of the marriage. (source)
  8. In India, it is illegal to arrest a woman before sunrise and after sunset. (source)
  9. Men were the first known gender to put on high-heeled shoes, then women copied the trend and started wearing them to look more masculine. (source)
  10. A Texas man(Rogerio Andervade) once staged a kidnapping of himself in front of his wife so that he could go out and party with his friends throughout the night. (source)
  11. The boomslang snake is so deadly that a bite from it can make it’s victim to bleed from every hole in his body. (source)
  12. Former president of the United States, Donald Trump once sued an author for referring to him as ‘millionaire’ instead of ‘billionaire’. (source)
  13. Male giraffes have been known to taste the urine of their females, to check if she’s ready to mate. (source)
  14. Switzerland has enough underground bunkers to fit it’s entire population if the need arises. (source)
  15. A South African woman, Nokubonga Qampi became known as the “Lion mama”, after she killed one of three men raping her daughter, and injured the others. She was charged with murder, but after a public outcry, the prosecution was halted, and she was able to focus her efforts on her daughter’s recovery. (source)
  16. In 2016, 30-year old Erwin Tumiri was one of the only six(6) survivors of the Chapecoense plane crash which killed up to 71 people. On the 3rd of March, 2021, he survived another ghastly bus crash that killed 21 people in Bolivia. (source)
  17. Serial killer, Dorangel Vargas ate at least 10 of his victims. He only ate males’ meat because according to him, their meat tasted better than that of females. Also, he didn’t eat fat people because he thought they contained too much cholesterol. (Read his full story here). (source).
  18. During the 7th century B.C, ancient Roman priestesses called “the vestal virgins” were required to keep their hymens intact as proof of virginity until age 30 or they would be burned alive. (source)
  19. In 2016, a man from Dubai(Mohammed Basheer) bought a lottery ticket before boarding an Emirates flight that crashed. He survived the crash and went on to win the lottery which was $1million. (source)
  20. The line of thinking “if I can’t have it, neither can you” is called ‘crab mentality’ because when a crab in a bucket is trying to escape, the others try everything possible to pull it down. (source)
  21. In 2013, a homeless man(Timothy Dean Alsip) held up and robbed a bank in Portland for $1, then sat and waited for the police to arrest him so that he could receive healthcare in prison. (source)
  22. In 2020, two rival gangs agreed to play a “friendly” prison soccer match. The match ended with 16 deaths and 5 injuries. (source)
  23. In 2007, a Bosnian couple got divorced after discovering that they both had an online affair with each other using fake names. (source)
  24. Prison inmates in Brazil can reduce their sentence by four(4) days for every book they read and write a report on. (source)
  25. A female nurse named Violet Jessop served on three(3) ships(Titanic, Britannic, and Olympic). While she was on board, Olympic collided with a warship and almost sank, while Titanic and Brittanic both sank. She survived all three. (source)
  26. Mike Tyson once offered a zookeeper $10,000 to let him fight with a silver back gorilla. (source)
  27. In 2011, a woman named ‘Aimee Davison’ purchased a non-visible piece of art for $10,000. (source)
  28. According to recent study, dogs can get jealous just like humans, especially when they think their owners are paying more attention to another dog. (source)
  29. Squirrels adopt other baby squirrels if they are orphaned. (source)
  30. There’s a bird known as ‘Honeyguide’ which deliberately leads humans directly to bee colonies, so that they can feast on the grubs and beeswax that are left behind after humans take the honey. (source)
  31. In China, there’s a ‘reverse zoo’ where visitors and tourists are put in cages, while animals are allowed to roam freely. (source)
  32. In 1996, a woman sued a T.V weatherman after he predicted that the day was going to be sunny, causing her to go out lightly dressed. According to her, when the day turned stormy, she contracted a flu, missed four(4) days of work, spent $38 on medication, and suffered stress. The case was settled out of court and she was paid $1000, after which the weatherman apologized. (source)
  33. In 2013, a girl survived ASIANA’s Plane crash, only to be run over and killed by a rescue truck. (source)
  34. In 2018, a man from Peru accidentally found out that his wife was cheating on him with another man when he caught her and her lover on Google street view. (source)
  35. Dogs can actually recognize human emotions. They can tell when we are happy, sad, or angry. (source)
  36. Albert Einstein once wrote: “A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant relentlessness”. This quote was written on a piece of paper, and it was sold for $1.6million. (source)
  37. In 2001, a man named Richard Batista donated his kidney to his wife who was suffering from renal failure. However, in 2009 when his wife filed for a divorce, he demanded her to return his kidney or pay $1.5 million. (source)
  38. In 2016, a French worker sued his former employer for €360,000 because his job was “too boring”. (source)
  39. Raphael Samuel, a 27-year old(as at the time of the suit) Indian businessman once attempted to sue his parents for bringing him into this world without his consent. (source)
  40. A man(Aitabdel Salem) spent 5 months in jail without knowing that his bail was just $2.00. (source)

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