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111 Fun Facts That Will Blow Your Mind and Make You Think

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  1. The world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is 9,000 years old. It was found in a cave in Sweden.
  2. The average person produces about 1.5 liters of saliva per day.
  3. The world’s largest snowflake was 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. It fell in Montana in 1887.
  4. The world’s deepest postbox is in the village of Foula, Shetland, Scotland. It is 1,500 feet above sea level.
  5. The world’s largest ball of paint is in Alexandria, Indiana. It is 12 feet in diameter and weighs 15,000 pounds.
  6. The world’s largest ball of yarn is in Brainerd, Minnesota. It is 12 feet in diameter and weighs 10,000 pounds.
  7. The world’s largest ball of string is in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England. It is 10 feet in diameter and weighs 12,000 pounds.
  8. The world’s largest ball of rubber bands is in Long Beach, California. It is 10 feet in diameter and weighs 10,000 pounds.
  9. The world’s largest ball of paper is in Japan. It is 10 feet in diameter and weighs 10,000 pounds.
  10. The average person blinks 15-20 times per minute.
  11. The world’s oldest living land animal is a tortoise named Jonathan. He is 190 years old and lives on St. Helena Island in the South Atlantic Ocean.
  12. The world’s smallest country is Vatican City. It is only 0.44 square kilometers in size.
  13. The world’s largest ocean is the Pacific Ocean. It covers about one-third of the Earth’s surface.
  14. The world’s highest mountain is Mount Everest. It is 29,031 feet tall.
  15. The world’s deepest lake is Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. It is 5,387 feet deep.
  16. The world’s longest river is the Nile River in Africa. It is 4,132 miles long.
  17. The world’s largest desert is the Sahara Desert in Africa. It covers about 3.5 million square miles.
  18. The world’s largest rainforest is the Amazon rainforest in South America. It covers about 2.5 million square miles.
  19. The world’s largest ocean trench is the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. It is 36,070 feet deep.
  20. The world’s largest producer of chocolate is the Ivory Coast.
  21. The world’s largest producer of bananas is Ecuador.
  22. The world’s largest producer of coffee is Brazil.
  23. The world’s largest producer of tea is China.
  24. The world’s largest producer of wine is France.
  25. The world’s largest producer of beer is Germany.
  26. The world’s largest producer of diamonds is Russia.
  27. The world’s largest producer of gold is China.
  28. The world’s largest producer of oil is Saudi Arabia.
  29. The world’s largest producer of natural gas is Russia.
  30. The world’s largest ocean sunfish can weigh up to 2,000 pounds.
  31. The world’s largest snake is the reticulated python, which can grow up to 33 feet long.
  32. The world’s largest land mammal is the African elephant, which can weigh up to 14,000 pounds.
  33. The world’s largest bird is the ostrich, which can grow up to 9 feet tall.
  34. The world’s fastest land animal is the cheetah, which can reach speeds of up to 75 miles per hour.
  35. The world’s fastest bird is the peregrine falcon, which can reach speeds of up to 242 miles per hour.
  36. The world’s largest flying bird is the wandering albatross, which has a wingspan of up to 11 feet.
  37. The world’s deepest diving bird is the emperor penguin, which can dive to depths of up to 1,800 feet.
  38. The world’s largest fish is the whale shark, which can grow up to 40 feet long.
  39. The world’s deepest fish is the hadal fish, which lives in the Mariana Trench at depths of up to 36,000 feet.
  40. The world’s largest insect is the goliath beetle, which can grow up to 4 inches long.
  41. The world’s smallest insect is the fairyfly, which is only about 0.08 inches long.
  42. The world’s largest spider is the Goliath birdeater, which can grow up to 12 inches long.
  43. The world’s smallest spider is the Patu digua, which is only about 0.03 inches long.
  44. The world’s largest jellyfish is the lion’s mane jellyfish, which can have a bell that is up to 6 feet in diameter.
  45. The world’s smallest jellyfish is the Turritopsis dohrnii, which is also known as the immortal jellyfish because it can revert to its polyp stage and start its life over again.
  46. The world’s largest coral reef is the Great Barrier Reef, which is located off the coast of Australia and is about 2,300 miles long.
  47. The world’s smallest coral reef is the mushroom coral, which is only about 1 inch in diameter.
  48. The world’s largest volcano is Mauna Loa in Hawaii, which is about 28,000 feet tall.
  49. The world’s smallest volcano is Surtsey, which is a volcanic island that emerged from the sea off the coast of Iceland in 1963.
  50. The world’s largest library is the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. It has over 160 million items.
  51. The world’s largest airport is King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It has a land area of over 77 square miles.
  52. The world’s largest stadium is Rungrado 1st of May Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea. It has a capacity of over 150,000 people.
  53. The world’s largest Ferris wheel is the Singapore Flyer. It is 550 feet tall and has 36 capsules.
  54. The world’s largest aquarium is the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia. It has over 500,000 animals from over 600 species.
  55. The world’s largest chocolate fountain is in the Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria. It is 15 feet tall and can hold over 1,000 pounds of chocolate.
  56. The world’s largest golf ball is in the Guinness World Records Museum in London, England. It is 2 feet in diameter and weighs 100 pounds.
  57. The world’s largest pizza was made in Rome, Italy in 2017. It was 13,000 square feet and weighed over 4 tons.
  58. The world’s longest fingernails belonged to Shridhar Chillal of India. They were 28 feet long when he cut them off in 2013.
  59. The world’s oldest living person is Kane Tanaka of Japan. She was born in 1903 and is 119 years old.
  60. The world’s largest Lego structure is a model of the Taj Mahal in India. It is made up of over 50 million Lego bricks and is over 20 feet tall.
  61. The world’s largest Rubik’s Cube is 17 feet tall and weighs over 1,000 pounds.
  62. The world’s largest yo-yo is 10 feet in diameter and weighs over 100 pounds.
  63. The world’s largest pencil is 75 feet long and weighs over 200 pounds.
  64. The world’s largest eraser is 15 feet long and weighs over 1,000 pounds.
  65. The world’s largest Monopoly board is 65 feet long and 30 feet wide.
  66. The world’s largest chess set is made up of pieces that are over 10 feet tall.
  67. The world’s largest deck of cards is 10 feet tall and 7 feet wide.
  68. The world’s largest playing card is 2 feet tall and 1 foot wide.
  69. The world’s largest game of darts is played on a board that is 100 feet long and 50 feet wide.
  70. The world’s largest hot dog was made in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2011. It was 60 feet long and weighed over 1,000 pounds.
  71. The world’s largest hamburger was made in New York City in 2012. It was 1,295 pounds and had 230 pounds of beef.
  72. The world’s largest pizza pie was made in Italy in 2017. It was 13,000 square feet and weighed over 4 tons.
  73. The world’s largest chocolate bar weighed over 5,000 pounds and was made in Switzerland in 2011.
  74. The world’s largest gummy bear weighed over 1,000 pounds and was made in Germany in 2012.
  75. The world’s largest lollipop was made in Canada in 2012. It was 16 feet long and weighed over 100 pounds.
  76. The world’s largest popsicle was made in the United States in 2013. It was 26 feet long and weighed over 1,000 pounds.
  77. The world’s largest ice cream sundae was made in the United States in 2014. It weighed over 10,000 pounds and had over 1,000 toppings.
  78. The world’s largest burrito was made in Mexico in 2015. It weighed over 1,000 pounds and was over 10 feet long.
  79. The world’s largest pizza delivery was made in Italy in 2016. It was 1,200 square feet and was delivered to over 1,000 people.
  80. The world’s largest popcorn kernel was found in Nebraska in 2013. It was 7 inches long and weighed over 8 ounces.
  81. The world’s largest strawberry was grown in Japan in 2015. It weighed over 1 pound.
  82. The world’s largest carrot was grown in the United States in 2016. It weighed over 10 pounds.
  83. The world’s largest potato was grown in the United Kingdom in 2017. It weighed over 17 pounds.
  84. The world’s largest onion was grown in the Netherlands in 2018. It weighed over 18 pounds.
  85. The world’s largest tomato was grown in the United States in 2019. It weighed over 4 pounds.
  86. The world’s largest watermelon was grown in the United States in 2020. It weighed over 300 pounds.
  87. The world’s largest pumpkin was grown in the United States in 2021. It weighed over 2,000 pounds.
  88. The world’s largest sunflower was grown in Germany in 2022. It was over 30 feet tall.
  89. The world’s largest flower is the Rafflesia arnoldii, which can grow up to 3 feet wide.
  90. The world’s largest bird egg is laid by the ostrich, which can weigh up to 3 pounds.
  91. The world’s smallest bird egg is laid by the hummingbird, which can weigh less than 0.005 ounces.
  92. The world’s largest insect is the Goliath beetle, which can grow up to 4 inches long.
  93. The world’s smallest insect is the fairyfly, which is only about 0.08 inches long.
  94. The world’s largest spider is the Goliath birdeater, which can grow up to 12 inches long.
  95. The world’s smallest spider is the Patu digua, which is only about 0.03 inches long.
  96. The world’s largest jellyfish is the lion’s mane jellyfish, which can have a bell that is up to 6 feet in diameter.
  97. The world’s smallest jellyfish is the Turritopsis dohrnii, which is also known as the immortal jellyfish because it can revert to its polyp stage and start its life over again.
  98. The world’s largest coral reef is the Great Barrier Reef, which is located off the coast of Australia and is about 2,300 miles long.
  99. The world’s smallest coral reef is the mushroom coral, which is only about 1 inch in diameter.
  100. The world’s largest language model is Google AI’s LaMDA, which has 137 billion parameters.
  101. The world’s largest atom smasher is the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, which is 27 kilometers in circumference.
  102. The world’s largest telescope is the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), which is currently under construction in Hawaii.
  103. The world’s largest wind turbine is the Haliade-X, which has a rotor diameter of 220 meters.
  104. The world’s largest solar farm is the Tengger Desert Solar Park in China, which has a capacity of 10 gigawatts.
  105. The world’s largest battery is the Hornsdale Power Reserve in Australia, which has a capacity of 150 megawatts.
  106. The world’s largest cruise ship is the Wonder of the Seas, which is 1,188 feet long and can carry over 6,700 passengers.
  107. The world’s largest passenger airplane is the Airbus A380, which is 238 feet long and can carry over 850 passengers.
  108. The world’s largest cargo airplane is the Antonov An-225, which is 275 feet long and can carry over 250 tons.
  109. The world’s largest passenger train is the CRH380A, which is 1,000 feet long and can carry over 1,000 passengers.
  110. The world’s largest freight train is the Yuxinou, which is 6,000 feet long and can carry over 4,000 tons.

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