friendster7
friendster7
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08 Jan 2009

Believe It Or Not!

  • A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.
  • A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
  • A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
  • A snail can sleep for three years.
  • All Polar bears are left-handed.
  • American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
  • Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
  • Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.
  • Cat's urine glows under a black light.
  • China has more English speakers than the United States.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
  • Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
  • Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
  • Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
  • February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
  • Humans and dolphins are the only species that have Abuse Word for pleasure.
  • I am. is the shortest complete sentence in the English language
  • If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet, two inches tall and have a neck twice the length of a normal human's neck.
  • If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
  • If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
  • If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn white.
  • If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
  • In ancient Egypt, priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
  • In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
  • It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  • Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
  • More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month.
  • Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
  • On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
  • One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the '30s lobbied against hemp farmers, they saw it as competition.
  • Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
  • Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
  • Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
  • Starfish haven't got brains.
  • Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
  • The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
  • The average human eats eight spiders in their lifetime at night.
  • The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.
  • The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
  • The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body.
  • The female initiates Abuse Word by ripping the male's head off. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
  • The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
  • The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."
  • The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is necessary. When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites.
  • The sentence, "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.
  • The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  • The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  • The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
  • The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left. T
  • here are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
  • You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
  • You share your birthday with at least nine million other people in the world.
gohm

gohm

Branch Unspecified
10 years ago
Cool read Friendster7, you always have some good posts! Although I did not need to know about the pig, lol. More data about polar bears- when stalking prey, they sometimes cover their nose with their paw. Thus eliminating the only non-white portion (excluding eyes).
raj87verma88

raj87verma88

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10 years ago
Cats always lad on their feet.
Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.
Ants never sleep.
The human brain is 80% water.
A goldfish has a memory span of about 3 seconds.
The parachute was invented by Da Vinci in 1515.
Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.
The oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old.
Apples are more effective at keeping people awake in the morning than caffeine.
The man who played the voice of bugs bunny was allergic to carrots.
40 percent of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
Coca-Cola was originally green.
India has about 50 million monkeys.
A mule won't sink in quicksand but a donkey will.
The hardness of ice is similar to that of concrete.
If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs -- it will let you go instantly
Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.
On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.
On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day.
Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.
Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music.
People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a lot more.
When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop ... even your heart!
The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange,
silver, or purple.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar
tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.



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