The Top 55 Quick Facts of the Year

It’s been about a year since we did our last “Top Quick Facts” post here on TodayIFoundOut, so here are 55 of our favorites from all the quick facts we’ve posted since last summer. (And if you’re interested, here’s last summer’s top quick fact list).

Ronald MacDonald Fact

Odd and Even Names

Astrology etymology

Grammar Nazis

Hack the System

Buzz Aldrin

Magic Johnson Money

Largest Golden Statue

Hachiko the Dog

The Original Little Mermaid

Martin Luther King's Real Name


The Man Who Won a Gold in a Female Event in the Olympics

Dumbledore's Office Books

Compiling the OED

The Tallest Dwarf

Going Over the Niagara

The Fugates Blue People

The Etymology of Slut

The World Sex Record


Edgar Allen Poe's Very Young Wife


When Hell Freezes Over

That Ad


The Largest Employer

Chitty Bang Bang, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


The Slave Trade

Misquoting Niel Armstrong

That Town in Austria

The Killer Bed

Sniper Ruth

A Free Meal

Patrick Stewart's Wedding

That New Car Smell

The Roman Swiss Army Knife

The Longest Boxing Match

Brad Pitt and Mike Tyson's Taste in Women

Mark Hamill as the Joker

Etymology of Gorilla

The Guillotine

The Last Guillitine Execution

The Hercules Beetle

140 Trillion Earth Oceans

The Achilles

Frito Genius

Mark hamill and a Dental Hygienist

Moustache Cups

Brazilian Prisoners and Reading

Whatever He Hits, He Destroys

Richard Harris the Singer


Never Give Up

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