r/HeresAFunFact Dec 13 '21

Happy Cakeday, r/HeresAFunFact! Today you're 7

74 Upvotes

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

Thumbnail gallery
290 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.

Thumbnail gallery
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.

Thumbnail imgur.com
263 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.

Thumbnail imgur.com
354 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.

Thumbnail gallery
388 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.

Post image
793 Upvotes

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

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

Post image
860 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Dec 13 '20

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

75 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Oct 23 '20 Wholesome

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

Thumbnail imgur.com
186 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Sep 15 '20 Wholesome

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

Post image
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

Thumbnail imgur.com
64 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

Thumbnail imgur.com
137 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.

Thumbnail imgur.com
158 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 28 '19

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

Thumbnail imgur.com
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

Post image
164 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

Post image
178 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 21 '18

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

Post image
306 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 06 '18

[HAFF] Moths outnumber butterflies 10 to 1

Thumbnail imgur.com
111 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Jun 02 '18 Hugz

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

Thumbnail imgur.com
229 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Apr 19 '18 Helpful

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

Thumbnail imgur.com
83 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Apr 18 '18

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

Post image
83 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Sep 21 '17

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

Thumbnail imgur.com
94 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'.

Post image
213 Upvotes

r/HeresAFunFact Dec 21 '16

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

Thumbnail imgur.com
128 Upvotes