Post Fun Facts to Spice Up Your Web Presence

What did we do before Al Gore invented the Internet?

The world wide web is a vast and wacky place full of so much interesting material, it’s almost inconceivable. The plethora of peculiar facts and figures online is mind-blowing in-and-of-itself, and recycling that quirky content can be a good way to keep your internet presence fresh and fun.

Whether you’re updating your Facebook status with a fascinating fact of the day or tweeting a tasty tidbit of info on Twitter, using funny facts can be a fab way to promote fan engagement in your online world.

Need fodder? Here are a few of our faves:

1. FactHive:

“Pollinating your brain with interesting and amusing facts” like:

Donald Duck’s middle name is Fauntleroy.”

Failed PEZ flavors include coffee, licorice, eucalyptus, menthol, and flower.”

Twitter: @FactHive

Online: http://facthive.com/

More fun: http://beekeepr.com/

2. AnimalFacts:

“Twitter’s #1 source for animal facts” like:

“A housefly hums in the key of F.”

“’Jaws’ is the most common name for a goldfish.”

“In Alaska it is illegal to whisper in someone’s ear while they’re moose hunting.”

Twitter: @AnimalFacts

3. Bored.com:

Bored.com has a little something for everyone… and then some! I found it slightly amusing that on the fact portion of their site they had this provision at the bottom: Disclaimer: The facts listed on this site are believed to be true, but we have not verified all of them, so some of the information may be incorrect.” That being said, they still have some goodies like:

“A grasshopper needs a minimum temperature of 62 degrees Fahrenheit in order to be able to hop.”

“11% of the world is left-handed.”

Online: http://www.bored.com/greatfacts/

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What are your recommended resources when it comes to weirdness on the web? Let us know in the comments below.

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