You’ll never guess what?


Keep your brain ticking over whilst relaxing on that sun lounger with a round up our favourite fascinating facts for you to quiz your family and friends! 

  1. The first pair of Doc Martens were made from old tyres
  2. It was so cold in 1684 that the Thames River froze solid for 2 months
  3. Coco Chanel introduced trousers for women
  4. Hummingbirds can beat their wings up to 200 times a second
  5. Elephants can recognize themselves – something very few animals are known to do
  6. HOT drinks taste different according to the cup colour
  7. Bananas are curved because they grow towards the sun
  8. Melting glaciers and icebergs make a distinctive zzing noise known as “bergy seltzer”
  9. The DOT on top of the letter ‘I’ is called a TITTLE
  10. Coca-Cola would be green if colouring wasn’t added to it
  11. Although polar bears have white fur, their skin underneath is black
  12. Less time separates us from Tyrannosaurus Rex than separated T. Rex from Stegosaurus
  13. People who like collecting ties are known as grabatologists
  14. High heels were fashionable for children in the 18th century
  15. For each minute of the day, 1 billion tonnes of rain falls on the Earth
  16. You’d need an 8ft-high table to ensure toast lands butter side up when dropped
  17. Leftover fabric scraps are recycled into paper money


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