Aug 18 2005, 06:43 AM
Joined: 3-August 04
Member No.: 466
I copied these from somewhere else so I don't know if they are all true.
-Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
-Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button.
-A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 years.
-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!
-Only 7 per cent of the population are lefties.
-Forty people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.
-Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 years old.
-The average person over 50 will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.
-The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
-The average housefly lives for one month.
-40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
-A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.
-The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.
-Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than any other time of day.
-Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.
-The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.
-The only two animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads are the rabbit and the parrot.
-John Travolta turned down the starring roles in "An Officer and a Gentleman" and "Tootsie."
-Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.
-Most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.
-Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane, just in case there is a crash.
-The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.
-Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. They are used in vein transplant surgery.
-Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were 7th cousins.
-If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green
Post some weird facts that you know.
Nov 18 2005, 05:01 PM
Joined: 3-August 04
From: Gun Wavin' New Haven, The CuT
Member No.: 315
They're taken out of circulation at that time, I believe.
-An average person's yearly fast food intake will contain 12 pubic hairs.
-The average clock's snooze function lasts nine minutes.
-One of every seven people in the United States is Hispanic.
-The success rate of A.A. is estimated to be 5%.
-Forty percent of women experience nocturnal orgasms.
-A.A.A., the American Auto Association, has more members than any other organization in the U.S.
-Just 0.546% of men in the U.S. are named Scott. (I think that's bullshit)
-Ancient Latin and Aramaic are related to every modern language, but not to one another.
-Orchids release a chemical that intoxicates bees.
-It would take 288 years for one person to spend one night in every hotel room in Las Vegas.
-The average person wears a pair of pants for 22.6 months before getting rid of them.
-About one out of four injuries by athletes involve the wrist and hand.
-The world's cleanest air is in Tasmania.
-Over the course of their lifetime, the average person will own 11 pieces of luggage.
-The average sink contains 3.2 unwashed dishes.
-The world's chickens lay around 400,000,000,000 eggs each year.
-Popeye is 34 years old and weighs 158 pounds.
-A rattling noise in a car engine indicate 19 different mechanical problems.
-The male northern fur seal can have as many as 100 mates per season.
-Sunbeams that shine down through the clouds are called "crepuscular" rays.
-The common mousetrap was invented by the same guy who invented the machine gun—Hiram Maxim.
-In champagne bottles, the dent in the bottom is called the"kick" or "punt."
-The average age of a new grandparent in the U.S. is 47.
-Almost half the bones in your body are in your hands and feet.
-Mail carriers in Great Britain report fewer dog bites than mail carriers in any other country.
-Next to Warsaw, Chicago has the largest Polish population in the world.
-The rhesus monkey is the only animal that can be taught to hum a tune.
-"Jolly green," "ashes," "Indian boy," and "laughing grass" are all street terms for marijuana.
-Frogs use their eyeballs to push food down their throat.
-The average American eats 46 slices of pizza a year.
-The average man spends about 3,500 hours of his life shaving, removing about 30 feet of whiskers.
-Alaska could hold the 21 smallest states.
-At age 12, an African named Ernest Loftus made his first entry in his diary and continued, every single day, for 91 years.
-There are 24 flowers on each Oreo cookie.
-Americans eat 12 billion bananas each year.
-The Pentagon has 284 restrooms.
-One billion seconds is about 32 years.
-The black lines on a basketball are called the "channels."
-The average bank robbery yields just $4,400 for the criminal.
-Napoleon had an enema every day.
-Americans have sex 132 times per year, on average. (I've got a lot of catching up to do)
-Since the United Nations was founded in 1945, there have been 140 wars.
-It costs .81 cents to mint a penny.
-The average person speaks 125 to 150 words per minute.
-Shaggy from Scooby-Doo's real name is Norville Rogers. His home address is 224 Maple Street, Coolsville.
-Hares and rabbits never mate with each other.
-The flea can jump 350 times its body length. That's the equivalent of a human jumping the length of a football field.
-There are an average of 178 sesame seeds on a McDonald's Big Mac bun.
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