Five Random Facts

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  The tallest man ever recorded was American giant Robert Wadlow (1918–1940), who stood 8 feet 11 inches. Wadlow’s size was the result of abnormally enlarged pituitary gland.

2.  Experiments in universities have actually been carried out to figure out how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop, both with machine and human lickers. The results ranged from 252 to 411. 

3.  The word “strengths” is the longest word in the English language with only one vowel. 

4.  Days on Venus are longer than years. Due to its slow axis rotation, it takes 243 Earth days to spin once; but it only takes 225 Earth days to go around the sun. 

5.  Google images was literally created after Jennifer Lopez wore that infamous dress at the 2000 Grammys.  So many people were searching for her outfit, the search engine added an imagine function.


(Guinness / Tootsie / Guinness  / Nasa  /  Insider)