OMGFacts - Facts with a wow factor in them

Another recommended entertaining website with some educational value added to it. Find out plethora of random facts and the background information on them. From sex to science, all of the facts are fun and interesting to read. OMGFacts
Here are some of the Top Facts from the website:

  • Having sex can reduce a fever because of the sweat produced. 

  • Cracking your knuckles does not actually hurt your bones or cause arthritis. The sound you hear is just gas bubbles bursting. 

  • Anatidaephobia is the fear that somewhere in the world, there is a duck watching you.

  • You can't hum while holding your nose closed.

  • You're more likely to die on your way to buy a lottery ticket than you are to actually win the lottery.

  • If you touch your tongue while yawning, it can stop the yawn.

  • Women speak about 7000 words a day. The average man averages just over 2000.

  • On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

  • When a person is tickled, the response is actually a form of panic, as the brain interprets the tickling sensation as produced by spiders or other creepy crawlies on your skin - the uncontrollable laughter is aresponse to panic.

  • Those stars and colours you see when you rub your eyes are called phosphenes.

  • Yawning is contagious - even thinking about yawning is enough. After reading this fact, there is a 50% chance you will yawn. 

  • The total weight of all the ants on Earth is about the same as the weight of all the humans on earth.

  • A Rubik's cube has 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 possible configurations.

  • When you kiss someone for a minute, you both burn about 2.6 calories.


  1. those are true facts specialy the sex one :)

  2. i dont believe some of these

  3. Aw man, I read about the Rubiks cube. And I didn't know about the cracking your knuckles part. Also, these are really cool facts.

  4. I just tried to hum with my nose closed....it does not work ;)

  5. i like this one: "Having sex can reduce a fever because of the sweat produced. "

  6. Wow I never knew that about holding your nose and humming. I just sat here like an idiot trying to do it!

  7. impressive stuff. the Yawning one almost got me

  8. Cool going to check it out, thanks for sharing.

  9. sex is also a great hangover cure lol. cool link thanks

  10. If you touch your tongue while yawning, it can stop the yawn.

    It's really working! Useful :P
    But that 1st with sex is useful too ;)