Random Factshttp://facts.randomhistory.comRecent 10 fact listsSun, 21 Dec 2014 03:52:30 -0600en-us40 Sensational Facts about Foreplayhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/foreplay-facts.html<ol> <li>Any act that creates and enhances sexual desire in a sexual partnerincluding <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/01/22_kissing.html">kissing</a>, touching, embracing, talking, and teasingmay constitute foreplay. Its definition is flexible and depends on individual sexual preferences and beliefs.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>A recent Austral...Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:16:33 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/foreplay-facts.html70 Interesting Facts about Norwayhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/norway-facts.html<ol> <li>Norways formal name is <em>Kongeriket Norge</em> (Kingdom of Norway).<sup>m</sup></li> <li>Norway was originally called <em>Nordweg</em>, meaning the Northern Way.<sup>f</sup></li> <li>Norways national symbol is the lion.<sup>m</sup></li> <li>Norway has a total area of 125,021 square miles (323...Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:26:06 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/norway-facts.html45 Interesting Facts about Nappinghttp://facts.randomhistory.com/napping-facts.html<ol> <li>Most Europeans, except the Germans, usually snooze or relax in the middle of the day. <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/05/04_china.html">China</a>, <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/07/21_india.html">India</a>, and parts of the Middle East are also big napping territories.<sup>k</sup></li> <li>Napping offers several be...Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:56:51 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/napping-facts.html45 Enlightening Facts about Teachershttp://facts.randomhistory.com/teacher-facts.html<ol> <li>A University of Pennsylvania study found that 33% of teachers leave within the first three years of beginning their careers and 46% leave within the first five. The numbers have been increasing since the late 1980s.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>A teachers contract day does not include time spent at home planning lessons or grading student work. Work...Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:03:18 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/teacher-facts.html59 Cold Facts about Winterhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/winter-facts.html<ol> <li>Every winter, at least one septillion (thats 1 followed by 24 zeros) snow crystals fall from the sky.<sup>d</sup></li> <li>Winter cold kills more than twice as many Americans as summer heat does.<sup>r</sup></li> <li>In one study, <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/06/11_men.html">men</a> rated pictures of womens breast...Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:13:26 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/winter-facts.html32 Interesting Facts about Chivalryhttp://facts.randomhistory.com/chivalry-facts.html<ol> <li>The term chivalry is from the Latin word <em>caballus</em>, meaning nag, pack-horse, and is related to the word cavalier.<sup>d</sup></li> <li>A 2013 MSN survey found that while nearly two-thirds of <a href="http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/04/30_women.html">women</a> 35 and younger say they offer to pay for dates, 39% hope the guy will t...Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:25:03 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/chivalry-facts.html46 Interesting Facts about Crabshttp://facts.randomhistory.com/crab-facts.html<ol> <li>Both crabs and lobsters are decapods, or crustaceans with 10 limbs. Other decapods include crayfish, prawns, and shrimp.<sup>e</sup></li> <li>While lobsters have a long, segmented abdomen that sticks out at the back of their bodies, crabs have a similar but smaller abdomen that is curled up underneath the main shell.<sup>c</sup></li> ...Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:46:02 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/crab-facts.html93 Revealing Facts about Body Languagehttp://facts.randomhistory.com/body-language-facts.html<ol> <li>Body language is the means by which humans (and some other animals) convey information through conscious or subconscious body movements or facial expressions. Body language is officially known as kinesics (kin-EE-siks).<sup>f</sup></li> <li>Body language seems to have three major uses: 1) as a conscious replacement for speech, 2) to reinforce sp...Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:04:53 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/body-language-facts.html70 Interesting Facts about Costa Ricahttp://facts.randomhistory.com/costa-rica-facts.html<ol> <li>From northwest to southwest, Costa Rica measures only 285 miles (460 km) and at its narrowest, it is only 74 miles (120 km). It is smaller than Lake Michigan.<sup>c</sup></li> <li>In 1539, officials in Panama used the name <em>Costa Rica</em> (Rich Coast) for the first time to distinguish the territory between Panama and Nicaragua.<sup>c</sup></...Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:05:26 -0600http://facts.randomhistory.com/costa-rica-facts.html67 Interesting Facts about Mongoliahttp://facts.randomhistory.com/mongolia-facts.html<ol> <li>The country the world knows as Mongolia is actually the historic Outer Mongolia; Inner Mongolia is still an autonomous region of China.<sup>z</sup></li> <li>Mongolias capital is Ulaanbaatar, or Ulan Bator, which comes from the Mongolian <em>Ulayanbayatur</em>, which means Red Hero. The city is not part of any Mongolian <em>aimag</em>, or provinc...Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:30:57 -0500http://facts.randomhistory.com/mongolia-facts.html