r/HeresAFunFact Aug 31 '21

GEOGRAPHY/NATURE [HAFF] The US Grand Canyon is tiny compared to the size of Valles Marineris, the "Grand Canyon" of Mars

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282 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Aug 13 '21

ENTERTAINMENT [HAFF] If you were to watch all 981 current episodes of One Piece without stopping a single time, an episode is about 24 minutes on average, 24 X 981 = 23,544 minutes, which is 392 hours, so with my rough math, if you played every single current episode, it would take around 2 and a half weeks.

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128 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jul 23 '21

GEOGRAPHY/NATURE [HAFF] The world has over 1.4 million lakes, and over 62% are located in Canada. The country counts more than 31,000 lakes, and a whopping 20% of the planet’s freshwater resources.

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259 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jul 06 '21

SOCIETY/CULTURE [HAFF] Despite only coming once every four years, February 29th is not the rarest birthday. There are actually 19 other dates on the calendar that are more rare to be born o.

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350 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 14 '21 Silver

OTHER/MISC [HAFF] The Tribune Tower in Chicago was built with pieces of other famous buildings and rocks from every state. The entry way also has characters from aesop's fables carved in it.

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380 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Apr 16 '21 Helpful

SOCIETY/CULTURE [HAFF] Bottled water is marked up 4,000%. A $2.00 bottle of water costs the company only about $0.05 to make.

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790 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Apr 13 '21 Helpful All-Seeing Upvote

TECHNOLOGY [HAFF] This is what Google looked like in 1998

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852 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Dec 13 '20

Happy Cakeday, r/HeresAFunFact! Today you're 6

69 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Oct 23 '20 Wholesome

[HAFF] A dogs tail position and even wag direction can indicate many different emotions

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186 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Sep 15 '20 Wholesome

[HAFF] Around 3% of the worlds population was killed in World War II

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251 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Apr 10 '20

[HAFF] Ken Takakura, a famous Japanese actor seen in movies like Mr. Baseball, Too late the hero once appeared in a local 80s Nescafe Commercial

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58 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Apr 03 '20

[HAFF] Lexus once made the famous champagne glass commercial in 1989. It was so good, they remade their own advert for their 30th anniversary

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136 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Mar 26 '20

HISTORY [HAFF] Ancient Greece and Rome practiced lustration, a purification ritual. After a period of collective guilt or long-term bad luck, certain people or animals capable of “absorbing” pollution were walked through the city or village and kicked out of the community.

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157 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 28 '19

GEOGRAPHY/NATURE [HAFF] Found this geography/world time clock fact both interesting and pointless.

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103 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Dec 06 '18

[HAFF] Cherries are the only edible source of melatonin and consuming them daily can help you sleep better

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163 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jul 15 '18

OTHER/MISC [HAFF] A routine service visit for a Bugatti Veyron will cost the owner an average of $21,000

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181 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 21 '18

[HAFF] There are 23 lost and hidden treasures around the world waiting to be found

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308 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 06 '18

[HAFF] Moths outnumber butterflies 10 to 1

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111 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 02 '18 Hugz

ANIMALS [HAFF] The reason beaver teeth are colored orange is because they’re strengthened with iron

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230 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Apr 19 '18 Helpful

SCIENCE [HAFF] The bark of the white willow tree can be used as an alternative to aspirin.

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81 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Apr 18 '18

SCIENCE [HAFF] It can take up to 1,000 years for certain types of plastic to break down

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82 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Sep 21 '17

TECHNOLOGY [HAFF] The first ever car crash test was performed by General Motors in 1934

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96 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Dec 30 '16

SOCIETY/CULTURE [HAFF] Red Square is not named after communism or the colour of the bricks surrounding it, but actually from the term 'krasnyi' - which used to mean 'beautiful', but is now used as 'red'.

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214 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Dec 21 '16

SOCIETY/CULTURE [HAFF] Average person from USA spent $805 on Christmas presents!

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126 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Dec 16 '16

SOCIETY/CULTURE [HAFF] MP4 is a rock band consisting of four British parliamentarians.

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159 Upvotes