20 Random Fun Facts That Make Great Conversation Starters
And on this episode of The List Show, Mental Floss editor-in-chief Erin McCarthy is covering 20 of our favorite things we’ve learned. You’ll hear about how lobsters urinate (from their faces), why wombats have cube-shaped poop, and plenty of other tidbits that have nothing to do with animal waste.
Mary Shelley, for example, supposedly hung onto her husband’s heart for a while after he died, preserving the organ (which was somehow still intact after cremation) in a silk-wrapped poem. If you ask us, it’s the perfect type of romantic story to tell on a date, though you might want to save it for at least the third or fourth one.
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