Friday, October 14, 2005

30 Things You May Not Have Known, Nor Should You.

1. The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.

2. Wearing headphones for 1 hour will increase the bacteria in you ear by 700 times.

3. If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end due to the rate of reproduction.

4. The average human body contains enough sulfur to kill all the fleas on an average dog.

5. You are more likely to be target for mosquitos if you eat bananas.

6. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

7. In medieval England, beer was often served with breakfast.

8. The first man-made item to exceed the speed of sound was a leather whip.

9. The most common non-contagious disease in the world is tooth decay.

10. A cat's jaw can not move sideways.

11. The names of all the continents end with the same letter they started with.

12. If you stood at the bottom of a well, you would be able to see the stars even during the daytime.

13. Grapes will explode if you put them in the microwave.

14. Starfish do not have brains.

15. Cats have better memories than dogs.

16. The largest number of children born to one woman is 69.

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

18. Clouds fly higher during the day than at night.

19. One human brain generates more electrical impulses in one day than all the world's telephones put together.

20. The Bloodhound is the only animal whose evidence is admissable in an American court.

21. On average 13 people die each year from vending machines falling on them.

22. An elephant can throw a baseball faster than a human.

23. Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

24. Mozart wrote "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" when he was 5 years old.

25. There are 3 golf balls sitting on the moon.

26. A zebra is white with black stripes, not black with white stripes.

27. You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than a spider.28. A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

29. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

30. The total length of eyelashes shed by a human in thier lifetime is over 30 meters.

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