Fun Facts

1. The actor who is the voice of Winnie the Pooh calls up children in cancer wards to cheer them up.

2. A six year-old applied for a job at a railroad museum and was hired as its director of fun.

3. There’s an island called Okunoshima in Japan filled with tame bunnies.

4. Blind people smile even if they haven’t seen a smile before.

5. The actors who voiced Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse were married in real life.

6. There is an uninhabited island called Pig Beach in the Bahamas where pigs swim around all day.

7. There is a group of nine women in West Tennessee who call themselves the nine Nanas. They bake cakes together and leave them on the doorsteps of the needy, unemployed, or those who have lost family members.

8.  If you yelled for eight years, seven months and six days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

9. The strongest muscle in proportion to its size in the human body is the tongue.

10. Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming one tenth of a calorie.

11. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

12. The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.

13. Snails can sleep for three years without eating.

14. Porcupines float in water.

15. Armadillos are the only animal besides humans that can get leprosy.

16. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.