The world is filled with awesome stuff, just waiting for it to be discovered. Whether you’re walking on the streets of Paris or enjoying an exotic getaway on the beaches of the Philippines, you’re bound to find something cool and exciting.
Since it’s literally impossible to get to know everything in this vast world of ours, we’ve compiled a list of totally random stuff that can impress even the well-versed bookworm. Without further ado, here are some totally random facts that you should know about:
600 per Second
No, that’s not the number of beats a hummingbird’s heart can do. 600 isn’t also the number of bones in an ocean sunfish. Instead, 600, $600 to be precise, is what Nike earns per second. This fact is just one of the many cool random facts you should know about!
With the number of pro athletes that Nike has, it’s no surprise that they are earning so much per second. Athletes like Lebron James, Tiger Woods, Rafael Nadal, and Neymar, you’ll expect that Nike can and will surpass that $600 figure in no time.
For human beings, giving birth to twins is often rare. It gets even more unusual when it comes to triplets, quadruplets, and so on. However, there’s one animal that doesn’t consider giving birth to quadruplets as a rarity. Meet the armadillo. The armadillo is a mammal that often lives in barren, warm places. These animals have the rare quirk of giving quadruplets. If you’re faced with having to guess how many pups an armadillo gives birth, always go for four. It’s a sure win.
Benjamin Franklin Is Cool
Aside from helping with the application of electricity and being one of the founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin was a known inventor. One of his inventions, the swimming fins, landed him in the Swimming Hall of fame.
Sneezing With Your Eyes Open
Like many other involuntary reflexes, sneezing is a reflex in the body that helps rid it of something foreign. Sneezing can be triggered by allergies or any other stuff that doesn’t belong in your body. With that said, No one can ever sneeze with their eyes open. Go on; you can try this one if you’re having doubts. If you’re worried that your eyes might pop out, then don’t worry, health experts have already claimed that fact as false.
Speaking of famous sports brands, did you know that ASICS is an acronym? ASICS means “anima sana in corpore sano.” It’s an Italian phrase that literally translates into “a sound mind in a sound body.” Although the acronym is Italian, ASICS is a Japanese company that provides activewear for a wide range of sports. ASICS has Irene Siragusa, Marzia Caravelli, Tom Bosworth, and Luke Gunn as their premier athletes.
One of tv’s most popular series is Breaking Bad. The series is about Walter White, a disgruntled, highschool chemistry teacher who cooks drugs and sells them to dealers. In the series, Walter White develops a pseudonym of Heisenberg. Walter White, a.k.a Heisenberg is played by Bryan Cranston.
Believe it or not, before Bryan got the role, he was accused of being a murder suspect. Although he was ultimately proven innocent, it’s safe to say that Bryan Cranston is perfect for the protagonist’s role in one of the world’s most popular tv series.
The Most Expensive Watch
When it comes to fortune, a lot of people always want to get the most expensive. Even if they have no reason for using such a thing, they just want to get that elusive item. Perhaps one of the items that a lot of ultra-rich people want is the world’s most expensive watch.
The “Hallucination” watch is the world’s most expensive watch with a value of a whopping $55,000,000. The watch was made with the most expensive diamonds and materials you could ever imagine.
The Most Expensive Car
Speaking of the most expensive stuff, did you know that the most expensive car ever sold on auction is the Ferrari 250 GTO? It sold for $70 million. Aside from the price, one of the factors that the ultra-rich consider when buying expensive stuff is the rarity. Only 39 Ferrari 250 GTOs have been made.
If you’re curious about who owns one of these cars, well, you’ll be disappointed as there are only four known people to drive this awesome machine. David MacNeil, Nick Mason of Pink Floyd, Fashion Icon Ralph Lauren, and multi-billionaire Lord Anthony Bramford are the ones who share the fame of owning the most expensive car in the world.
It’s simply impossible for a person to learn everything in the world in a single lifespan. With a world that’s vast, you literally have an awesome time discovering facts all over. From the most expensive cars and watches to armadillos casually giving birth to quadruplets, the world is simply amazing.