Fun Facts That Will Amaze You

The last time I did Fun Facts people raved about how informative and funny they were so I wanted to start a new weekend tradition.

Alexander the Great was the first person to be pictured on a coin.

FDR’s portrait was on the dime because of his association with the March of Dimes charity.

The sun weighs 2,000 million million million million tons.

Shoes that were specific to left and right were not made until the Civil War.

The Turks call the turkey an “American bird.”

Lightning kills about 10,000 people a year worldwide, more people than tornadoes or flooding.

At an average of 15 breaths per minute, we take about 400 million breaths during a lifetime. This is equivalent to about 53 million gallons of air.

The shiniest living thing on earth is the Pollia Condensata, an African fruit.

The bee hummingbird drinks from up to 1,500 flowers a day

We throw away enough ribbon each year to tie a bow around the entire Earth.

Enjoy!

Melinda

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