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.

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    The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

    Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms  like fried bacon.

    Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions!

    What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France.

    "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

    "Rhythm" is the longest English word without a vowel.

    In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child

    A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!

    Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

    You can't kill yourself by holding your breath

    There is a city called Rome on every continent.

    It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!

    Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!

    Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness.

    The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London

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

    Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!

    The elephant is the only mammal  that can't jump!

    One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!

    Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!

    The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man

    Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

    Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!

    The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

    Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.

    Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.

    Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."

    Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren’t added to it.

    On average a hedgehog's  heart beats 300 times a minute.

    More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.

    The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.

    More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food.

    Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

    The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!

    The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.

    Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

    It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.

    You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.

    Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food!

    Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

    It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

    The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!

    The longest recorded flight  of a chicken is 13 seconds

    Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of cleanliness. She declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she needed it or not

    Slugs have 4 noses.

    Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.

    A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!

    A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

    The average person laughs 10 times a day!

    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain