7 Fun and Interesting Facts About Everything

There are a lot of facts about a lot of things in the world that would interest you and would blow your mind. Here are some for you!

1) McDonald’s once made bubblegum-flavored broccoli


2)The first oranges weren’t orange

The original oranges from Southeast Asia were a tangerine-pomelo hybrid and were green in color. 

3) A cow-bison hybrid is called a “beefalo”

You can even buy its meat in at least 21 states.

4)Scotland has 421 words for “snow”

Yes, —421! Words like sneesl (to start raining or snowing); feefle (to swirl); flinkdrinkin (a light snow) are used frequently in Scotland.

5) Peanuts aren’t technically nuts

These are legumes. According to the dictionary, a nut is only a nut if it’s a hard-shelled dry fruit, or seed with a separable ring. So now that means walnuts, almonds and cashews aren’t nuts either but seeds.

6) Octopuses lay 56,000 eggs at a time

The mother spends six months so devoted that to protect the eggs, she doesn’t eat. The babies are the size of a grain of rice when they’re born.

7) Most Disney characters wear gloves to keep animation simple

Walt Disney was the first to put gloves on his characters in 1929 in The Opry House starring Mickey MouseIn addition to being easier to animate, there’s another reason Disney opted for gloves; he was supposed to be more human.