Do you love trivia and facts? Do find the craziest, weirdest and hardest to believe facts and trivia to be the most interesting? WhatTheFFacts.com is a website that posts the most unbelievable, strange, bizarre, and just plain interesting facts found on the web, along with the stories behind them.
Categories include: Weird, Animal, Celebrity, History, People, Science, Sports, and Technology. What The F*** Facts is taking submissions so if you know any strange, bizarre, or otherwise interesting facts send them in and share.
Do you ever listen to a song with peculiar lyrics and wonder what it’s all about? Does it seem like there must be a story behind it? Songfacts.com is a website that lists facts about songs and tells the stories behind them. According to Songfacts:
Songfacts is a searchable database of song information where we do our best to tell the stories behind the songs. We hope using this site will help you better understand and enjoy the songs you listen to, and invite you to share your thoughts about the songs in the comments section. We provide the album, year the song was released, highest US and UK chart position, and “Songfacts” about each song. The “Songfacts” are interesting tidbits like what the song is about, who wrote it, and what makes it different.
Songs can be browsed by year, or alphabetically by artist or song title. Songs are also organized into the following categories: Written By, Performed By, Produced By, Covered By, Featuring, Originally By, Inspired By, About, Awards, Famous, Hits, Used In, Title Quirk, Video, Miscellaneous, and Type. Songfacts also includes discussion forums.
Are you curious as to why your ears “pop” on an airplane? Do you ever wonder how a compass works? If you want real answers then today’s website will be absolutely no help at all, but it will provide some interesting theories. FakeScience.tumblr.com is a blog that posts amusing but completely bogus scientific theories. In addition to the illustrated Fake Science features, there are “facts” posted on Twitter that come out more frequently.
Do you need to find some information quickly? And do you need that information to be backed up with good references? References.net is a website with hundreds of links to factual referenced information that is well organized and easily browsed through. Ref:erences.net describes itself as: “a multidisciplinary web directory of reference resources that can be searched and browsed alphabetically and by category.” References.net has forty eight categories covering everything from acronyms to world records.
Ever wonder why U-Haul trucks all seem to have Arizona license plates, or why beer bottles have bumps on the bottom? Do you wish your shower had more water pressure, and your printer ink cartridges lasted longer? BrokenSecrets.com is a blog that posts daily secrets and tips. According to Broken Secrets: “This site is all about things you probably don’t know but might find entertaining or useful. Generally, the “secrets” are not things you shouldn’t know; more likely, they’re just interesting things you don’t know yet.” Broken Secrets takes reader submissions, so if you have a secret or a tip you’d like to share let them know.
Has surfing the interwebs gotten a little boring? Do you think you’ve seen everything there is to see? DamnInteresting.com begs to differ! Damn Interesting is website that posts articles that are… damn interesting of coarse; from the sex life of bananas to lucid decapitation. According to Damn Interesting:
Though we occasionally post bits which could be described as “news,” our primary aim is to collect and dispense damn interesting facts and ideas, whether they appeared in the past, the present, or the (anticipated) future. We don’t have a regular posting schedule here; each new article appears as soon as our editors decide that it’s shiny and delicious.
Do you love random facts? Do you know what the most shoplifted book of all time is? Do you ever wonder how many left handed people die using machines designed for right handed people? OMG-Facts.com is a website that posts random facts through out the day. Do you know some random facts and want to share? You can submit them, OMG Facts explains how it works: “When a user submits a fact, it gets entered into a queue. Fact lovers vote Yes or No on each fact on the ‘Vote on Upcoming Facts’ page. After 7 days, the facts with the most yes votes are submitted to staff, who then fact check and post them.”
Love trivia but don’t have anyone to play it with? Want to play at your convenience form your computer? Qe.ringorang.com is website that delivers ten trivia questions everyday. (one per hour for ten hours, there is also a 24 question, 24 hour a day version) According to Ringorang: “When we say question everything we do mean everything. Movies, music, history, politics, sports, geography… we’re offering and out-and-out buffet.” The faster you answer correctly the higher your score. There is a daily prize for the top score and drawings for more prizes.
If you’re not a teenager who already knows everything, you are probably learning new things everyday. Perhaps you’re like me and you’re forgetting chunks of knowledge everyday. In which case you better learn new things just to break even. At TodayIFoundOut.com you can learn two new useful facts everyday. According to Today I Found Out: “ Today I Found Out is a site bringing you new interesting ‘brain food’ articles every day… hopefully this site will give you interesting tidbits to talk about at cocktail parties or around the water cooler at work.” The facts on Today I Found Out are separated into the following categories: Animals, Entertainment, Featured, History, How-To, Language, People, Religion, and Science.