There are pieces of useless trivia that you don't really need to know, but will find fascinating. It's always nice to be able to tell your friends random facts when you're hanging out. It'll make you appear intelligent, even though you're only spitting out pieces of useless trivia. Here are a few interesting tidbits that you can pass along to your pals:
1. A Jellyfish is 95 Percent Water
Our human bodies are more than 50% water, so it shouldn't surprise you that jellyfish are 95% water. It's one of the pieces of useless trivia that isn't hard to believe, but is pretty darn interesting.
2. Most Lipstick Contains Fish Scales
Don't let this stop you from applying your favorite brands of make-up. It may sound gross, but you'd be surprised about what kind of weird items are found in your cosmetics... and even your food. Sometimes, it's better not to know.
3. The King of Hearts is the Only King without a Mustache
If you're a big fan of Poker, you've probably noticed this already. While the King of spades, diamonds, and clubs have facial hair, the King of hearts likes to keep it clean.
4. A Sheet of Computer Paper Can't Be Folded in Half More than 8 Times
Go ahead, and try it. It sounds ridiculous, but after folding a sheet of paper a certain amount of times, you'll be unable to do it again. There's even an episode of MythBusters about this.
5. Clinophobia is the Fear of Going to Bed
If your little sister is scared to drift off to dream land, tell her she has clinophobia. It's actually more common than you'd think.
6. Porcupines Float in Water
If you find porcupines adorable when they're on all fours, then you'll love seeing them in water. Head to YouTube to check it out.
7. A Bee Hummingbird Weighs Less than a Penny
Hummingbirds are certainly impressive creatures. They get to brag about their wing speed, but Bee Hummingbirds can also brag about their weight (or lack thereof).
8. The State of Florida is Bigger than England
It's crazy to think that a country is smaller than the state of Florida. However, it's the truth!
9. Everyone Has a Different Tongue Print
Your fingerprints aren't your only distinguishing feature. Your tongue print is different than everyone else's. Of course, it's a little harder to stamp your tongue than your fingertip.
10. An Adult Has Fewer Bones than a Baby
Over time, the bones that babies have will fuse together to become one bone. That means that your baby cousin actually has more bones than you do.
11. Your Nose Can Remember 50,000 Different Scents
Our noses aren't as talented as a dog's nose, but they're still pretty impressive. We can remember thousands of smells, which is why you'll never forget the scent of your first love.
12. Sneezes Travel at 100 Miles per Hour
Did you ever stop to wonder how fast your sneezes travel? Well, now you know, and can share the info the next time you have to say, "Bless you."
13. Your Brain Cannot Feel Pain
Your brain holds no pain receptors, which means it cannot feel pain inside of it. When you have a headache, it's the area around your brain hurting, and not the brain itself.
Useless trivia won't help you much in life, but it could score you some points on a game show. What's the most interesting fact that you've ever heard?