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If you ever find yourself playing Trivial Pursuit or just need a good ice breaker – these 13 interesting facts will surely capture the attention of your audience.

  1. Sea otters hold hands when they sleep to keep from drifting apart
  2. There’s a reservoir of water in space that contains 140 trillion times more water than Earth’s oceans
  3. Finland reserves the zip code 99999 for the place where Santa lives
  4. More people are killed every year by pigs than by sharks
  5. You could heat a cup of coffee with sound energy by yelling at it for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days.
  6. More content is uploaded to You Tube in 60 days than ABC, NBC and CBS have produced in 60 years combined
  7. Russia didn’t consider beer to be an alcoholic drink until 2011. It was classified as a soft drink until then.
  8. A can of Diet Coke floats in water, but a can of regular Coke sinks.
  9. The entire current population of Earth could fit inside Texas and it would still be less crowded than New York City.
  10. As a group, humans have spent almost 12.261 years watching the Gangnam Style music video.
  11. Putting dry tea bags in smelly shoes will absorb the odor.
  12. There are 18.6 million vacant homes in the U.S. enough for every homeless person in America to have six.
  13. 110 people once won and tied for second prize in the Powerball lottery after playing the same lucky numbers from a fortune cookie.