Win 1 of 5 copies of Danger Dolan Countdown 


Danger Dolan is an Australian YouTube phenomenon, presenting intriguing, idiosyncratic facts in snappy countdown videos – and now, in an even snappier book! It’s full of interesting and weird facts that tweens will love. They’ll be able to impress their friends with their new-found knowledge when they head back to school!


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To win your own copy of Danger Dolan, comment below, telling us the most interesting fact you know.


By entering you agree to the following terms and conditions.
The competition starts 18 December and ends at midnight on the 31st December. There will be 5 individual winners of the prize as detailed above. You can enter as many times as you want. All entries will be judged on skill and chance takes no place in the judging process. Entry is only open to Australian Residents. Winners will be notified by Monday 15th January.

THIS COMPETITION IS CLOSED. Congratulations Natalie M, Michelle Finch, Alexis, Angela Myers and Megan Marot the winners.

46 thoughts on “Win 1 of 5 copies of Danger Dolan Countdown ”

  1. Susan Banyard says:

    There are more life forms living on your skin than their are people on our planet earth, eewww

  2. Angela Myers says:

    If you spread your arms horizontally. You are roughly the same height as the distance between your fingertips on each hand.

  3. Antonietta Farrugia says:

    Did you know that dogs are colour blind?

  4. julie morton says:

    in australia ,kangaroos actually kill more people than sharks, you wouldnt think so with all the shark attacks lately

  5. Kathy Clark says:

    Did u know your middle finger nail grows the quickest

  6. Hamish Heard says:

    Tomato Sauce was sold in the 1830s as medicine

  7. Annie G. says:

    Dr Seuss invented the word “nerd”

  8. Jill-Anne says:

    The Eiffel Tpwer in Paris always leans away from the sun because the sun’s heat makes the metal in it expand.

  9. Kathy ferguson Ferguson Clark says:

    In the UK, it is illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas Day

  10. Maree Gray says:

    The Cassowary is the world’s most dangerous bird

  11. carly says:

    blood is blue until it is oxygenated

  12. Sheree Cornell says:

    How many months have have 28days !!!!

    Answer – All of them

  13. Stacey Navarro says:

    If you lift a kangaroos tail off the ground it can’t hop

  14. Andy Graham says:

    Cleopatra sometimes wore a fake beard.

  15. Wendy Hatton says:

    Santa’s reindeer are female as males she’d their antlers in winter, females shed theirs in summer.

  16. Natalie M says:

    My son loves this sort of stuff. Doing a school project he told me a crocodiles stomach acid is so strong it can digest steel and that cat pee glows under a black light.. glad they didn’t have their black light torches back when we had a cat!!

  17. Jo Chen says:

    I had no idea that a babies head makes up at least 25% of their birth weight until I had one!

  18. tracy wedding says:

    A group of pandas is called an “embarrassment”

  19. Louise T says:

    Banging your head against the wall burns 150 calories per hour.

  20. Louise T says:

    When Hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.

  21. Louise T says:

    Fleas started the black death.

  22. Alexis says:

    Did you know when lightning strikes sand it can melt it into glass in a instant?

  23. Krystal-Murray says:

    Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour !

  24. Alison H says:

    Pink used to be a boy’s colour.

  25. Veronica D says:

    That honey never spoils

  26. Veronica D says:

    honey never spoils

  27. Angela M. says:

    An octopus has three hearts, nine brains and blue blood. Quite amazing, isn’t it?

  28. Tracey Taylor says:

    Children need to be told 1000 stories before they can tell one story back.

  29. Michelle Finch says:

    There are more ways to shuffle a deck of cards than there are atoms on the Earth.

    Seems fake but it’s true!

  30. Michelle Finch says:

    The universe is about 13.8 billion years old. If that was to be compressed into a year (with Big Bang occurring at 00:00:01 on January 1) then the dinosaurs would be wiped out on December 29, and anatomically modern humans would appear at 11:52 pm December 31.

  31. Michelle Finch says:

    Shakespeare invented the word ‘swag’

  32. Michelle Finch says:

    Cleopatra was closer in time to the Moon landing than to the building of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.

  33. Laura Scriven says:

    Most toilets flush in E flat.

  34. RG says:

    If you hold a chicken on there back for a minute, they stay hipnotised.

  35. Bella Ri says:

    Cockroaches can survive without their heads for a week!

  36. Tamara Lamb says:

    Did you know! My son can talk under water. I’m convinced of it!

  37. Becky Downey says:

    Donald Trump thinks Climate Change is merely Global Warming. Fact. True Fact. Believe me.

  38. Trudi says:

    Nagging won’t make your teenager clean their room BUT posting a photo of their messy room on social media will!

  39. Amanda S says:

    A ball of glass bounces higher than a same sized ball of rubber.

  40. Jay says:

    Yesterday, the man at the fruit shop taught us that bananas and pineapples are actually berries but strawberries aren’t berries at all

  41. Jessica Ashbrooke says:

    There is a single mega-colony of ants that spans three continents, covering much of Europe, the west coast of the U.S., and the west coast of Japan.

  42. sam says:

    Speed dating was invented by a Rabbi in 1999.

  43. Megan Marot says:

    This book, my son would attract,
    he’s always telling us interesting facts!
    A sponge who remembers all he’s told,
    It’s amazing how much his memory can hold!
    He said today that thin clouds high up are made of ice,
    not bad for a 6 year old giving mum advice!

  44. Debbie O’Donnell says:

    The Lords Prayer is carved on a grain of rice at Ripley’s Believe it or Not on the Gold Coast.

  45. julie morton says:

    i learnt at school that aare curved as they grow towards the sun.

  46. julie morton says:

    i learnt at school that bananas are curved as they grow towards the sun.

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