In the event of boredom, I decided to create this article that consists of 20 facts that will (hopefully) stop you from being bored. Fingers crossed that you learn something new today.

1. The reason that they have the mini Marmite jars is because it was a widely confiscated item at airports.

2. Snails have 14,000 teeth.

3. The two tiny holes drilled into the plastic of a Bic pen is to ensure that the pressure on both the inside and the outside or the pen, making the pen ink flow evenly.

4. Everyone has a unique tongue print, much alike a fingerprint.

5. Romans used to clean and whiten their teeth with urine.

6. Almost is the longest word in the English language with all the words in alphabetical order.

7. You’ll probably eat around 35,000 cookies/biscuits in your lifetime.

8. The ‘hashtag’ key (#) is called an octotroph.

9. Oscars given out during WWII were made of wood due to lack of metals.

10. At any given time, roughly 0.7% of the world’s population is drunk.

11. Cats spend around 70% of their lives sleeping.

12. Most lipsticks contain fish scales.

13. A ‘Jiffy’ is an actual unit of time (1/100th of a second).

14. Men can read print smaller than women, whilst women can hear better (generally).

15. A sneeze travels outside your mouth at 100mph.

16. Women blink nearly twice as often as men.

17. If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle, if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle and if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

18. The dot above the letter ‘i’ is called a tittle.

19. On average, people fear spiders more than death.

20. The amount of time it’s taken for you to read this, there have been 300 hours of video have been uploaded to YouTube!

I hope I’ve taught you something new today!