July 12, 2008

random facts

i got these from my fwen, adam. emm some facts i can accept. but sum i juz cant... 'coca cola is actually green??' my goodness.. sounds weird 0_o.. well neway there are lots of em. if u dont want to read it then dont bother~

well why dont u guys checked it out??

The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.

Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.

Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump."

If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.

The names of the continents all end with the same letter with whichthey start.

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks orit will digest itself. (YUCK!)

The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up anddown continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.(who leaveschampers in their glass long enough to find out?)

A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.

On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily!

Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wearpants.

There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purpleand silver.

The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan". There wasnever a recorded Wendy before

The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in World War 2killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo

If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it willinstantly go mad and sting itself to death. (Who was the sadist who discovered this??)

Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to s-l-o-w the film downso you could see his moves. That's the opposite of the norm.

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than yourthumb.(WHAT???)

By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you cannotSink into quicksand. (GOOD FACT TO REMEMBER?? )

Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie ChaplinLook-alike contest.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying

Sherlock Holmes NEVER said "Elementary, my dear Watson".

The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the bookmost often stolen from Public Libraries.

Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into spacebecause passing wind in a spacesuit damages them. (Not to mention theother drawbacks to farting in such a confined space....)

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave!!

The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

Coca-Cola was originally green.

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.

Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%

The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents! a great king from history: Spades - King David Hearts - Charlemagne Clubs -Alexander, the Great Diamonds - Julius Caesar

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

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