7 Random Facts That Might Just Blow Your Mind

Wombat poop is cube-shaped. (But their buttholes aren’t square?!)

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Conversations are hard. Each week, two-time Jeopardy! winner and awkward silence warrior Terri Pous makes small talk a little easier by giving you random things to blurt out when you don’t know what else to say. Catch up on last week's here.

Wombat poop is cube-shaped.

Wombat poop is cube-shaped.

And, no, their buttholes aren't square. What is true is that it takes 14-18 days for wombats to digest food, which makes their poop dry and compact; horizontal ridges in their intestines mold the dry matter into cubes. The result? Flat-edged poop that doesn't roll away, which is actually great for helping wombats mark their territory. How fun!

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The British royal family isn’t allowed to play Monopoly.

The British royal family isn't allowed to play Monopoly.

Everyone knows that playing Monopoly is a potential relationship-ruiner, and that includes the rulers of the British Empire. When Prince Andrew — Prince Charles's younger brother — was given a Monopoly board as a gift in 2008, he said, “We're not allowed to play Monopoly at home. It gets too vicious.” He didn’t say if the queen herself made the rule, but either way, the royals are just like us!

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