Random Factshttp://facts.randomhistory.comRecent 10 fact listsFri, 29 Aug 2014 09:00:30 -0500en-us64 Interesting Facts about Moroccohttp://facts.randomhistory.com/morocco-facts.html<ol> <li>An Arabic name for Morocco, <em>al-Magrib al-Aqsa</em>, means the extreme west and attests to Moroccos place as the westernmost country in the Arab world.<sup>f</sup></li> <li>Morocco is only 8 miles (13 km) from Europe, across the Strait of Gibraltar.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>Morocco is one of the worlds largest producers of illicit...Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:00:45 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/morocco-facts.html86 Disgusting Facts about Human Parasiteshttp://facts.randomhistory.com/human-parasites-facts.html<ol> <li>Parasites are the most common form of life on <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/09/17_earth.html">Earth</a>. Scientists believe that over 80% of all living things are parasites.<sup>d</sup></li> <li>Modern parasitologists recognize that they have not found all human parasites. They estimate that hundreds if not t...Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:29:29 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/human-parasites-facts.html40 Interesting Facts about 911 Emergency Callhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/911-emergency-calls-facts.html<ol> <li>Over 240 million calls are made to 911 in the U.S. each year.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>Over 70% of 911 calls in the United States are placed from wireless phones, and the rate is increasing.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>The telephone number 911 is for emergency calls in North America. To use it for any ...Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:59:53 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/911-emergency-calls-facts.html39 Fun Facts about Flirtinghttp://facts.randomhistory.com/flirting-facts.html<ol> <li>People flirt to bond or to express sexual interest. Flirting is a universal and essential form of human interaction.<sup>i</sup></li> <li>Flirting is a series of nonverbal and verbal actions we do when expressing our interest in or <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/human-attraction-facts.html">attraction</a> to anothe...Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:14:11 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/flirting-facts.html66 Interesting Facts about Catholicismhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/catholicism-facts.html<ol> <li>Catholicism has been a moving force in the development of Western culture. It continues to be influential in religious issues, social institutions, art, education, medicine, science, music, philosophy, literature, and politics.<sup>g</sup></li> <li>The Catholic Churchs Vatican has diplomatic relations with almost every coun...Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:30:16 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/catholicism-facts.html69 Glamorous Facts about Makeup and Cosmeticshttp://facts.randomhistory.com/makeup-and-cosmetics-facts.html<ol> <li>Roman philosopher Plautus once quipped, A woman without paint is like food without salt.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>Cosmetics are symbolic of a civilizations practical concerns, such as class hierarchies and conventions of beauty.<sup>j</sup></li> <li>In ancient <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/i...Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:08:12 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/makeup-and-cosmetics-facts.html79 Little-Known Facts about Pornographyhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/pornography-facts.html<ol> <li>According to PornHub (one of the Webs largest porn sites), Americans porn-watching sessions are, on average, the longest in the world. Americans spend an average of 10 minutes and 39 seconds on the website every time they visited. The U.K was second, with Germany taking third.<sup>n</sup></li> <li>According to PornHub, in 2013 the ...Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:18:12 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/pornography-facts.html72 Interesting Facts about Polandhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/poland-facts.html<ol> <li>Polands formal name is <em>Rzeczpospolita Polska</em> (Republic of Poland).<sup>o</sup></li> <li>Poland has 120,562 square miles (312,255 km2) of area, which makes the country slightly smaller than New Mexico.<sup>o</sup></li> <li>Polands highest point is Mt. Rysy at 8,199 feet (2,499 m); it...Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:48:08 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/poland-facts.html47 Radioactive Facts about X-Rayshttp://facts.randomhistory.com/x-ray-facts.html<ol> <li>X-rays were discovered by accident when German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen (27 March 184510 February 1923) was experimenting with vacuum tubes in 1895.<sup>e</sup></li> <li>Wilhelm Roentgen, the scientist who discovered X-rays, was awarded the very first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. He refused to take patents out relat...Sat, 21 Jun 2014 11:31:59 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/x-ray-facts.html91 Interesting Facts about Birth Controlhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/birth-control-facts.html<ol> <li>The typical U.S. woman wants two children. To achieve this goal, she must use birth control for about three decades.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>There are 62 million U.S. <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/04/30_women.html">women</a> in their childbearing years (15-44).<sup>c</sup></li> <li>In the de...Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:27:49 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/birth-control-facts.html