Saturday, September 25, 2010

Crazy facts

  • In Kentucky, 50 percent of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.
  • Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded. 
  • In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles.
  • Women's hearts beat faster than men's. 
  • Every person has a unique tongue print.
  • Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.
  • Pollsters say that 40 percent of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets.
  • About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.
  • You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather.
  • An average person laughs about 15 times a day.
  • Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
  • Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.
  • The average person is half an inch taller upon rising in the morning.
  • A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at up to 600 m.p.h.
  • Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.
  • A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee.
  • In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones - Bhutan.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
  • The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.
  • Bubble gum contains rubber.
  • You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog.
  • The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.
  • Most American car horns honk in the key of F.
  • The world population of chickens is about equal to people.
  • Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head.
  • In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.
  • A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.
  • About 70 percent of Americans who go to college do it to make more money.
  • It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.
  • Some toothpaste brands contain antifreeze.
  • Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns. Only 55 percent of all Americans know that the sun is a star.
  • Millie the White House dog earned more than 4 times as much as President Bush in 1991.
  • Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific.
  • There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.
  • Most lipstick contains fish scales.
  • Mosquitoes have teeth.
  • Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray.
  • Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.
  • When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.
  • 27 percent of U.S. male college students believe life is "a meaningless existential hell." Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.