Hughesy and Kate's Freaky Facts!

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Hughesy and Kate's Freaky Facts!

Each week, Hughesy and Kate are brought three new Freaky Facts, by a kid who has a love for weird and wacky pieces of trivia! The segment, which originated with Hughesy's son, Raff, is a celebration of the most amazing and mind-blowing facts from around the world!

We've compiled a list of the facts from past weeks. If you have a kid who loves their facts, register them below for the chance to be apart of the show!

  • Ants never sleep
  • Rabbits and Parrots can see behind them without turning their heads
  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open
  • After Scorpions shed their tails they die of constipation
  • Cows kill around twice as many people as horses in a year
  • 1/3 of all reptiles have two penises
  • Kangaroos can't fart 
  • When a bat leaves a cave it always turns left
  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain
  • A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers on a hot-air balloon
  • A duck's quack doesn’t echo, and nobody can figure out why
  • Penguins have an organ above their eyes that converts seawater to freshwater

  • Twinkle Twinkle little star was written by Mozart
  • Donald Duck comics were once banned in Finland because Donald does not wear pants
  • Fredric Baur was the man who invented the iconic “Pringles” can. When he died, his ashes were buried in one
  • Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine
  • According to ancestry researchers George Bush and Barack Obama are 11th cousins

  • In South Korea, there is an emergency number (113) to report spies
  • In Dorset, Minnesota a 3-year-old boy was elected mayor
  • A vending machine in Singapore gave away a free soda to anyone who hugged the machine
  • In Provincetown Massachusetts, it is illegal to sell suntan oil before noon on a Sunday
  • Watermelons are grown square in Japan so they take up

  • If you folded out your brain it would be as big as a surfboard
  • If you lose your pinky finger, you will lose 50% of your hand strength
  • Chewing gum makes a person fart more than usual. You'll swallow more air then you normally would and that leads to flatulence

  • Hot water is heavier then cold water

  • Peanut butter can be converted into a diamond

  • There is no word in the English language that rhymes with the word 'purple'
  • Marcel the Monkey was fired from the TV show “Friends” because of his nasty habit of vomiting live worms and throwing faeces
  • The most overdue library book was returned 288 years later


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