Saturday, 16 January 2010

Funny/Interesting Facts!

A slug has four noses.

Octopuses have 3 hearts.

A goldfish can live up to 40 years.

A starfish doesn't have a brain.

Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

20% of the world's population lives in China.

China is the source of 70% of the worlds pirated goods.

In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.

The ant, when intoxicated, will always fall over to its right side.

Topless saleswomen are legal in Liverpool, England, but only in tropical fish stores.

Turtles can breathe through their butts.

A snail can sleep for three years.

Americans ate eight million more orders of french fries and almost six million more hamburgers this year compared to last.

One pair of rats has the potential for 15,000 descendants in a year.

The USA has more personal computers than the next 7 countries combined.

US tops the world in plastic surgery procedures. Next comes Mexico.

0.7% of Americans are currently in prison. Wow!

Saudi diplomats have 367 outstanding parking fines in Britain.

An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it.

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.

Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.

A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.

Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.

Over 1,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

The State of Florida is bigger than England.

Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning.

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

Thomas Edison, light bulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.

Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet.

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

There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States.

You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in your lifetime.

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

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.

In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word.

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

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

Termites work 24 hours per day and they do not sleep.

Farts are flammable.

Farts have been clocked at a speed of 10 feet per second

The temperature of a fart at time of creation is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit

Babies cry but they don't produce tears until one to three months after birth.

We are born with 350 bones, and die with 206.

There are 2,500,000 rivets in the Eiffel Tower.

Every U.S. president with a beard has been a Republican.