Random Factshttp://facts.randomhistory.comRecent 10 fact listsThu, 24 Apr 2014 02:55:13 -0500en-us53 Interesting Facts about Credit Scoreshttp://facts.randomhistory.com/credit-score-facts.html<ol> <li>There is an online dating service called CreditScoreDating.com for those who are concerned with the financial situation of a potential mate. The sites motto is Credit Scores Are Sexy.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>According to a recent study by Experian, Gen Yers have the lowest Vantage Scores of the four generations (the Vantgage Score was est...Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:04:40 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/credit-score-facts.html50 Interesting Facts about Alaskahttp://facts.randomhistory.com/alaska-facts.html<ol> <li>Alaska has 591,000 square miles (375,000,000 acres) and is double the size of the next largest state, <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/texas-facts.html">Texas</a>.<sup>a</sup></li><li>Alaska boasts both the highest point (Mount Denali at 20,306 feet [6,189 m]), and the lowest point (the Aleutian Trench at 25,000 feet [7,620 m] below sea level) in North Am...Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:00:18 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/alaska-facts.html65 Pinspiring Facts about Pinteresthttp://facts.randomhistory.com/pinterest-facts.html<ol> <li>Pinterest has been called Digital Crack for women.<sup>h</sup></li> <li>The idea for Pinterest grew from Pinterests CEO and cofounder Ben Silbermanns love for collecting bugs. He says his bug collection is Pinterest 1.0.<sup>a</sup></li> <li>Pinterest was initially launched in 2009 as a closed-beta, invitation-only...Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:49:51 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/pinterest-facts.html100 Interesting Facts about Islamhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/islam-facts.html<ol> <li>Islam is the name of the religion. A person who practices Islam is known as a Muslim. The adjective Islamic usually refers to objects and places, not people. The term Mohammedanism is an outdated term for the faith and is usually considered insulting.<sup>e</sup></li> <li><em>Islam</em> is an Arabic word that means peace, security, and surrend...Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:58:46 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/islam-facts.html46 Important Facts about Obamacarehttp://facts.randomhistory.com/obamacare-facts.html<ol> <li>Obamacare is officially known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACAP). It also known as Obama care, Affordable Care Act (ACA), and health care reform.<sup>l</sup></li> <li>President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010, and after several court challenges, it was upheld by the Supreme Court on Ju...Sun, 09 Feb 2014 03:25:04 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/obamacare-facts.html97 Fab Facts about the Beatleshttp://facts.randomhistory.com/beatles-facts.html<ol> <li>As of 2012, the Beatles have sold over 2 billion albums.<sup>a</sup></li> <li>The total number of Beatles albums sold on iTunes as of July 2012 is 585,000. The total amount of their iTunes singles is 2.8 million.<sup>a</sup></li> <li>John Lennon started a band in 1957 called the Quarry Men and later asked Paul McCartney to joi...Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:50:18 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/beatles-facts.html58 Interesting Facts about Brazilhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/brazil-facts.html<ol> <li>Brazils official name is <em>Repblica Federativa do Brasil</em> (Federative Republic of Brazil).<sup>o</sup></li> <li>The word Brazil, meaning red like an ember, comes from <em>pau brasil</em> (brazilwood), a tree that once grew abundantly along the Brazilian coast that produced a deep, red dye. Brazilwood was valued by European traders who came from ...Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:26:55 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/brazil-facts.html96 Super-Sized Facts about Obesityhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/obesity-facts.html<ol> <li>Over 300,000 deaths in the U.S. a year are attributed to obesity. Obesity is second only to smoking as a cause of premature death in the United States.<sup>n</sup></li> <li>Obesity is the abnormal accumulation of body fat, usually 20% or more over an individuals ideal body weight. Obesity is associated with increased risk of illness, disability, and death...Tue, 21 Jan 2014 01:08:45 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/obesity-facts.html58 Fun Facts about Footballhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/football-facts.html<ol> <li>American Football grew out of English sports such as rugby and soccer and became popular on American college campuses in the late 1800s.<sup>m</sup></li> <li>In 1876, a coach named Walter Camp, who is considered the Father of American Football, helped produce the first rules of American football. Among important changes were the introduction of line scrimma...Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:21:02 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/football-facts.html46 Interesting Facts about Knittinghttp://facts.randomhistory.com/knitting-facts.html<ol> <li>No one knows how old knitting really is, though it is generally thought to be older than handcrafts (rug hooking) but not as old as weaving.<sup>d</sup></li> <li>Many ancient textile fragments thought to be knitting have turned out to be <em>nlebinding</em> (Danish for literally binding with a needle), an ancient form of needlecraft that is sometimes referr...Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:58:06 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/knitting-facts.html