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 14 2005, 09:06 PM
Joined: 3-August 04
From: Gun Wavin' New Haven, The CuT
Member No.: 315
-The Universe is expanding in size every second at the speed of light.
-The temperature at the edge of the Universe is about -270 degrees Celcius.
-At -273 degrees Celcius, 0 degrees Kelvin, also known as "absolute zero", all motion stops.
-An hour of typing burns 110 calories.
-Malaria has caused half of all deaths since the Stone Age.
-Martha Washington is the only woman ever to have her portrait appear on a U.S. currency note.
-Whispering is more wearing on your voice than a normal speaking tone.
-The average woman uses about 7,000 words a day. Men use around 2,000. Them bitches won't shut up.
-There are three million stutterers in the United States.
-The "Kama Sutra" was written by Mallanga Vatsyayana, rumored to have been celibate.
-Only one crime was defined in the US Constitution. Treason.
-A group of lizards is called a "lounge."
-In Kansas, it is illegal to shoot rabbits from a motorboat.
-Sheep can recognize other sheep from pictures.
-Americans did not commonly use forks until after the Civil War.
-George W. Bush was a cheerleader in prep school.
-A recent study revealed 44% of American women can't enjoy sex with a partner who is not their intellectual equal. Just 31% of men felt the same way.
-An atom bomb accidentally fell from a U.S. plane over New Mexico in 1957. It failed to detonate.
-"Ecouteurism" is listening to others having sex without their consent.
-The average American watches the equivalent of two months of TV each year.
-Typically, a $1 bill lasts 18 months, $5 bills last two years, $10 bills last three years, $20 bills last four years, and $50 and $100 bills make it about nine years.
-Scientists are researching spider silk as a possible replacement for Kevlar, the material used in bulletproof vests.
-Sex is a natural antihistamine.
-Eighty percent of people shot with handguns survive.
-"Endytophilia" is the desire to keep one's clothes on during sex.
-Experts insist bright blue cars and yellow cars are the safest to drive.
-Nearly 70% of African-American children are born out of wedlock. It's 42% for Hispanics, and 22% for whites.
-Oak trees are struck by lightning more than other trees.
-The last word in the Old Testament is "curse."
-According to a recent survey, 85% of streakers keep their shoes on.
-Sweden made bestiality legal in 1944.
-According to surveys, the man is the most likely partner to be tied up during sex.
-Someone who uses as few words as possible when speaking is called "pauciloquent."
-Birds prefer their droppings to be on white cars, according to a recent scientific study.
-French Lick Springs, Indiana once passed a law requiring all black cats to wear bells on Friday the 13th.
-Slugs have four noses.
-A group of goats is called a "trip." A group of hares is called a "husk."
-Some fish practice fellatio.
-The only bird that can fly backwards is the hummingbird.
-Honeybees have hair on their eyes.
-In ancient Babylon, eating the heart of a male partridge was the cure for impotence.
-"Lutraphobia" is the fear of otters.
-At horserace tracks, the favorite wins less than 30% of the time.
-"Pnigophobia" is the fear of choking on fish bones.
-Hamsters can have sex 75 times a day.
-To avoid being eaten by birds, some caterpillars disguise themselves to look like bird droppings.
-ЯeD pwnz all.
-NO ONE IS SAFE!!!
This post has been edited by Я4L: Nov 14 2005, 09:07 PM
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