Places Facts Generator

  • [Places fact 1] Korean parents have begun hiring thugs who protect their children from bullies. These thugs pose as "fake uncles" and intimidate bullies who have been harassing the bullied kid. In some cases, the thugs will visit the bullies’ parents at their workplace and publicly shame them.


  • [Places fact 2] The city of Denver was originally awarded the honor of hosting the 1976 Winter Olympics. The people of Colorado, however, voted against funding the games, and Innsbruck (Austria) ended up hosting them. This is the only time in history that a city has been awarded the games but rejected them later.


  • [Places fact 3] Because of cold war regulations, every street in China is in slightly the wrong place on Google Maps.


  • [Places fact 4] In ancient Rome, the architectural feature called a "vomitorium" was the entranceway through which crowds entered and exited a stadium. The Latin word vomitorium derives from the verb vomitum which means "to spew forth".


  • [Places fact 5] Bill Broyles, the writer for the movie Castaway, chose to deliberately strand himself for one week on an isolated beach in the Sea of Cortez, to force himself to search for water and food, and obtain his own shelter. During this time, a volleyball washed up on shore.


  • [Places fact 6] The most destructive bombing event of WWII was neither Hiroshima nor Nagasaki. It was Operation Meetinghouse, the American firebombing of Tokyo.


  • [Places fact 7] China has planted the biggest artificial forest in the world to stop the spread of the Gobi desert and plans to expand it to 2,800 miles by 2074


  • [Places fact 8] Before a game, Larry Bird told Chuck Person that he had Christmas present waiting for him. While Person was on the bench Bird shot a three-pointer right in front of him. Immediately after releasing the ball, Bird said to Person, "Merry f*%#ing Christmas!", and then the shot went in.


  • [Places fact 9] In 1908 there was an explosion in Eastern Siberia that measured 1,000 times great than the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. It is said to have leveled 80 million trees, and the shockwave leveled people hundreds of kilometers away. It is the largest impact in recorded history.


  • [Places fact 10] Westminster Abbey has been rebuilt 4 times. The original structure was built in 960 and it was finally rebuilt in 1517. For comparison, the original predates Machu Picchu built-in 1450 by nearly 500 years, yet the final build was completed less than 60 years after.


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This places facts generator can generate some interesting places facts for free. These places facts can help you learn some new knowledge and know more about places.

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