Top Ten Weirdest Facts About Humans

Hello everyone, today I decided to share with the-top-tens users a list of the 10 weirdest facts that I've discovered about humans via my website, WeirdPoll.

The Top Ten

1 If the police knew everything, almost half of the people would be in jail now.

Also here the number could be higher. I saw some people discussing this on forums, claiming that this question can be a trick from FBI.

And you think that the police doesn't do anything wrong? They would be in jail too.

We all wish the police knew everything, then we would literally have absolutely nothing to worry about.

Yeah... Like they new the time that you stole or shoplifted. Hello big bail and jail time - SoldierOfFortune

Police is bribed... - RichardSSG

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2 1 out of 4 kids have masturbated in school.

I believe that if the question was asked only for boys, the number would be even higher. Can you imagine that 1 out of 4 kids from your class (including girls!) have masturbated in school? I hope you find that weird.

People in school have done it or people have done it in the actual school building? - Cheese567

I haven't seen anyone masturbate at my school, luckily. - Powerfulgirl10

Oh,i should have voted for this - PugsfromMoon

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3 99% of people can't lick their elbows (90% of people who read this will try!)

I'm one of the 10% that didn't try this when I read it. Guess I'm endangered.

I've tried this before, and I know I can't. - Minecraftcrazy530's EASY guys I'll tell you a tip. But some ice cream, name it elbow, then lick it. Easy. - AlphaQ

I'm in the 10% - PeeledBanana

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4 3 out of 4 of your friends from the other gender fantasize about having sex with you.

Well this is a bit awkward. The number here also could be higher as some people are homosexual and some don't even have friends from the other gender. We can conclude that your friends from the other gender probably want to have sex with you.

Now this fact pleases me, and interests me. - burningdagger

I just hope most of it is involuntary. - PositronWildhawk

I’m actually not surprised in my case - InsertCleverName

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5 A person once "hiccuped" for 68 years

Man, I would feel sorry for that person. - cosmo

He must've lived a bad life. - JaysTop10List

I think he was faking A. It has the sarcastic commas or whatever you like to call them B. That's pretty much impossible I think the guy or woman said that happened for attention

That's so unfortunate. That's like a 3/4 of your life - Ohno

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6 93% of people don't find the "duck face" expression attractive.

Duck faces look ridiculous

This didn't surprise me at all. I knew no one finds it attractive. But I've created this poll anyway, maybe it can prove girls that it's not really attractive.

What should have been the weird fact is that "7% of people find the duck face expression attractive." Id vote for that, because holy crap, someone finds it attractive?

That 7% are stupid

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7 Almost half of the people love their mother more than they love their father, sister, brother, or God.

Why do people love god more than their own mother or father? "God" didn't carry you for mine months than suffer labour to get you into this world!

Also, father had the lowest votes, even less than brothers/sisters (though not all people have brothers or sisters).

I like my entire family equally, I don't have a Sister (I am one, though, and I quite like myself), and I'm an Atheist. - Blight

Well guess what I am muslim and we like god more than our parent (parents come second:)) think about it if it wasn't for god the world wouldn't be created your mother wouldn't be alive god created us so we like god more

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8 A single sperm cell contains 37.5 MB of DNA information. that means an ejaculation yields about 15,875 GB of data-the equivalent of 62 Macbook pros

Seriously?!?! So I become dumber?! When I ejaculate?!?! - JohnPierre846

I don't even understand this... - Powerfulgirl10

Ok, since my sperm is smart, it's time to masturbate and make my Sperm do my Meth homework. - AlphaQ


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9 1 out of 8 people have worked at McDonald's in their life

In other words, 1 in 8 people concoct putrid cheeseburgers that mean that they have to be disinfected and quarantined. - PositronWildhawk

Mcdonalds doesn't really pay that good.

Doesn't surprise me. Even my fifth grade science teacher did. - PianoQueen

Hey it pays and that's all that matters. - Cheese567

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10 A hot drink can sometimes cool you down faster than a cold drink

Its true. I drank I hot and cold drink but the hot one made me cold

TEA for best example

The Contenders

11 Most people think they are good.

Well people do but they aren't even close there is no perfect or good

Is there such thing as good people?

Thinking you're good doesn't make you arrogant. It makes you confident. But if you think you're perfect and put it on everyone's face, then you sure are arrogant. - Ohno

I think I am terrible. - Lucretia

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12 A man was struck by lightning 7 times and lived!

Well, he was probably extremely, badly injured. - funnyuser

What's more sadder is that he committed suicide

Dang. The biggest amount I've seen was two times. - Powerfulgirl10

That is quite shocking

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13 A sneeze travels 100 miles (161 km) an hour

Faster than the Airplane! - JohnPierre846

Never hold sneezes, kids. - Ohno

Yes u are truly right. It can travel more than 100 miles. So weird fact

14 Most people prefer the death of 5000 other people to stay alive.

I've put those two together for a reason. Most of us believe we are good, however, when it comes to our lives, we prefer the death of 5000 others.

It depends on the people. The world would be better off without some people, but if it was some people that are innocent or I care about, I would give up my own life.

As for animals, I'd rather die no matter what.

Sometimes, I don't like believing in the cruelty of our primitive instincts, but its true. We were built to survive. I want to believe I wouldn't though... - keycha1n

I want to think I don't... - Lucretia

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15 Most people would rather be rich, than good looking.

I might actually rather be good looking

Another poll showing how important money has become to us. So if you are rich and ugly, you can use this to tease your beautiful but poor friends.

My friend gave a different friend a test have 1000000 dollars or be prettiest girl ever but marry class idiot with no chance of divorce. She chose the second one but I said. 10000000 dollars cause I could have plastic surgery, be prettiest and not have to marry him! - AnonymousChick

I don't know. If you were rich, you would spend money on beauty. If you were beautiful, you would POSSIBLY become a model or a celebrity involving beauty and become rich. - Ohno

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16 Most people are socially awkward.

If you are also socially awkward, you may see other people as socially awesome. But in fact, most of the people are socially awkward. Ok, this is awkward.

Just like most of my family. - funnyuser


true story

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17 All men think they have a big penis

I don't think I do.

I don't care what my penis size is. As long as I have it, I'm satisfied. Whenever someone tells me I have a small penis, I ask him how he knows how big it is, just to embarass him.

Actually I think I'm pretty average

Is 6 inches big? I need to know - TheRemixr

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18 Most people won't pay $500 to save a kid in Africa.

Another one related to the goodness of people. I understand that some people may not have 500$, but if you have an internet connection, and the time to surf WeirdPoll, you probably have 500$. I'm not saying that if you don't do that you are a bad person. I believe in human's good nature, but this is a bit weird.

That's horrible! I would say more but this is the Internet! I would pay 100,000,000,000 to save a kid in Africa, of course I don't have that money, but 500 isn't that much, and what of that was you, or your child

The real question is would you rather spend $500 to save a kid in Africa or to save the rhinoceros from extinction? I'm not going to answer this question, though because everyone would judge me...

I'm currently too poor though but I would like to help such people

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19 A 2009 study found that when men interact with an attractive woman, they may become "cognitively impaired"

Further studies found that the mere thought of talking to a pretty girl increases a man's likelihood of saying something really, really stupid. This is fact.

20 You can get a sunburn on your eyes

Maybe by keeping your eyes wide open in the sun for too long. - funnyuser

Isn't that just simply going blind? Or asking for future cataracts? - keycha1n

These are the kinds of things that make me paranoid. - Miauzer

It's a creepy thought.

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21 Humans can recognize about 10,000 different smells

Yes. Over 10,000 different smells, actually. - Blight

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22 1 out of 9 people are left handed

Yay to left handed people... We rock

10% of the population is left handed, we rock! Left handed people Yeah! It's cool to be different. - Ananya

Yeah I'm one of them!

I met 2 - 5 of those people. Guess I found some rare species of humans. - Ohno

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23 Most household dust contains dead skin
24 studies show that painting your room blue could make you more creative

My room is blue no wonder why some of my classmates think Say I'm a nerd

My room is blue. - Monkles

My room is green and I have a natural talent in writing and I can draw simple yet good identifiable creatures. Go Green! - Anonymousxcxc

Aw, my room is purple :3 - cosmo

My room is white. - Ohno

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25 You use 72 different muscles every time you talk

I'd hate to see how many muscles are used when musicians sing. - NikBrusk

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26 Some people who have lost a limb can still feel it

What the - Doggus

27 You can't move your body when you're dreaming

Some people do (unnamed sleep disorder) and they have to sleep in zipped up, tied down sleeping bags to avoid doing anything harmful to themselves or others. One man jumped out of a hotel windows to escape a guided missile in his his dream and had to get 33 stitches! But for most of us, our brain stems block out the messages from the motor cortex, making us paralyzed except for our eyes. Hence "Rapid Eye Movement". - keycha1n

I roll off my bed in sleep

Not true! Sleepwalking happens only when you're dreaming.

If people miss the ability for their brain to stop acting dreams out, sleep walk can happen - Doggus

I move all night and I dream everyday

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28 You can beat brain freeze by pressing your tongue to the roof of your mouth
29 You share 99.9 percent of your DNA with the person sitting right next to you!

How can that be possible? Can somebody explain please

So I share DNA with my desk partner? Kinda weird. - cosmo

I'm sharing my DNA with my brother

I share DNA with my cat, then - Emberflight_of_StormClan

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30 Thirty-five percent of people are born without wisdom teeth

I though most babies are born with no teeth. It surprises me to know that 65% are born with wisdom teeth!

31 Foot fetishism is the most common form of sexual fetish related to the body

I thought most people had dick fetishes

32 An average yawn lasts about six seconds

My friend yawned and it lasted for 17 Seconds! - RockStarr

I Just Yawned Reading This o.O - Stevenpenguin

33 If your tongue was as long as a frog's, it would reach down to your belly button
34 Chewing gum can make your heart beat faster

As I'm reading this I'm chewing gum right now. - PianoQueen

35 Laughter is so contagious that you're more likely to laugh at a show if it has a laugh track

So this is why shows have the laugh track! Because if people cannot place real humour in the shows, they use laughter to cause laughter. I am looking at you Disney Channel (except for Gravity Falls). - Skullkid755

I'm so glad my favorite show doesn't have a laugh track, as I'd rather laugh if it's actually funny, and also because laugh tracks ruin the show. - Blight

Oh so that's why they add massive amounts of laugh tracks in sitcoms - Ohno

I laughed at this - RecklessGreed

36 All of the blood in your body travels through your heart once a minute

Uh I think it is two or you are a genius

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37 If you eat too many carrots, your skin can turn orange

Damn it, one of my favorite vegetables too

Orange like Donald Trump? - Arcxia

Very funny. - Blight

It’s actually a fact. I knew a girl who did this. - Miauzer

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38 Human thighbones are stronger than concrete
39 if humans had the metabolism of a hummingbird, we would need to eat about 400 cheeseburgers a day

And I thought I had fast metabolism! Isn't that quite a disadvantage in the wild? Or is it the exercise regimen of flapping our arms like madmen just to stay in the air? - keycha1n

All burgers (minus the black bean and veggie burger) are DISGUSTING. - Anonymousxcxc

I kinda wanna have that ability. Actually, not really, because that means I'd spend a lot of mpney each day, but I'd rather have to eat a LOT of food a day than not being able to eat just one whole personal-sized pizza because I can get fat easily - FireWasp2004

How awesome would that be?

How about a fat guy

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40 The more you concentrate, the less you blink
41 Some ice age people used human skulls as drinking cups

Cool people back then. - Lucretia


-drinks water-
"Okay, who dies next? " - Emberflight_of_StormClan

42 Some prehistoric people used mammoth bones to build their homes
43 A 7-foot-9-inch (2.1-m) basketball player can dunk without jumping

His name is Sun Ming-Ming. He's Chinese and plays for the Beijing Ducks

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44 People can be allergic to the cold

I am allergic. When it gets cold and I step into a warm room, I get rashes all over my skin.

That may be the allergy to water - Doggus

Wait, like what makes the person so? Do they sneeze, or any other symtoms? - Emberflight_of_StormClan

45 There are about a trillion web pages on the internet-that's about 140 for every person on earth!

And that would sum up at least 750 exabytes of data!

:O, that's a lot.

46 Your heart pumps enough blood in a day to fill 40 bathtubs

I'm imagining that. - Blight

47 People used to chew willow bark as a pain reliever

That must be really good - Ananya

48 All of the adults on earth weigh a combined total of about 319 million tons (287 million metric tons)
49 The human body contains a tiny amount of gold

Don't you mean fool's gold? - Ohno

Wow. I wonder how much gold u can get from the entire human race.

50 Your brain remembers 10,000 scents
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1. A person once "hiccuped" for 68 years
2. 1 out of 4 kids have masturbated in school.
3. If the police knew everything, almost half of the people would be in jail now.
1. If the police knew everything, almost half of the people would be in jail now.
2. Most people think they are good.
3. 93% of people don't find the "duck face" expression attractive.
1. A person once "hiccuped" for 68 years
2. 99% of people can't lick their elbows (90% of people who read this will try!)
3. A single sperm cell contains 37.5 MB of DNA information. that means an ejaculation yields about 15,875 GB of data-the equivalent of 62 Macbook pros

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