Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )

> Strange Facts
post Aug 18 2005, 06:43 AM
Post #1

Upstanding Citizen

Group: Members
Posts: 0
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.

Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
Start new topic
post Nov 14 2005, 09:06 PM
Post #2

Upstanding Citizen

Group: Members
Posts: 0
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.


This post has been edited by Я4L: Nov 14 2005, 09:07 PM

IPB Image
IPB Image
IPB ImageIPB Image
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post

Posts in this topic
- Supa-Nigguh   Strange Facts   Aug 18 2005, 06:43 AM
- - snowboy   some was true i think eating a spider in your sl...   Aug 18 2005, 06:47 AM
- - MANWICH   Why do they add the color to Coke? How in hell ca...   Aug 18 2005, 07:26 AM
|- - Ankh   QUOTE(ty-cartoon @ Aug 18 2005, 09:46 AM...   Aug 18 2005, 07:56 AM
- - c°nFUSED   The declaration of independence was written on hem...   Aug 18 2005, 12:40 PM
- - Brownlump   QUOTE  How in hell do you get injured by a to...   Aug 18 2005, 12:40 PM
- - Destruction-Overdrive   im left handed ive been sneezing a lot altely ...   Aug 18 2005, 01:56 PM
- - DavidOrtiz34   -The first television show to show a flushing toil...   Aug 18 2005, 02:19 PM
- - basicked   QUOTE(snowboy @ Aug 18 2005, 04:07 AM)some wa...   Aug 18 2005, 02:38 PM
- - Supa-Nigguh   There are more telephones than people in Washingto...   Aug 18 2005, 04:11 PM
- - Xie   Approximately sixty circus performers have been sh...   Aug 19 2005, 01:43 AM
- - BulletTime08   I used to read ALOT of these things like a year ag...   Aug 19 2005, 01:54 AM
- - DavidOrtiz34   wow... there are a lot of strange facts here!   Aug 19 2005, 01:59 AM
- - GSF_Hustla   heh yeah... hey im left handed . And i heard abo...   Aug 19 2005, 02:15 AM
- - squirrelboy   You guys ought to look up how many bug parts/fecie...   Aug 19 2005, 02:17 AM
|- - DavidOrtiz34   QUOTE(squirrelboy @ Aug 18 2005, 11:37 PM)You...   Aug 19 2005, 02:18 AM
- - squirrelboy   let's see... 50/5=10 (in other words) 5 years...   Aug 19 2005, 02:26 AM
|- - Caliguy   QUOTE(squirrelboy @ Aug 18 2005, 08:46 PM)let...   Aug 19 2005, 07:59 PM
- - GeekiiGangsta   Oh dude I love these I read them everyday with my ...   Aug 19 2005, 08:33 AM
- - colas   G.O.L.F. originally stood for Gentlemen Only Ladie...   Aug 19 2005, 12:23 PM
|- - gawjiz   QUOTE(colas @ Aug 19 2005, 07:51 AM) 8255...   Nov 15 2005, 04:50 PM
- - Kronoz   Every Year: 400,000 Americans suffer injuries inv...   Aug 19 2005, 07:30 PM
- - Ankh   Originally Santa wore a green suit. He was changed...   Aug 19 2005, 07:45 PM
- - GeekiiGangsta   OMG "The average vagina depth is 5 inches....   Aug 19 2005, 08:28 PM
- - colas   QUOTE(Ankh @ Aug 19 2005, 09:05 PM)You can...   Aug 19 2005, 11:03 PM
|- - DavidOrtiz34   QUOTE(colas @ Aug 19 2005, 08:23 PM)QUOTE(Ank...   Aug 20 2005, 02:04 AM
|- - Caliguy   QUOTE(DavidOrtiz34 @ Aug 19 2005, 08:24 PM)QU...   Aug 20 2005, 02:51 AM
- - Big$moke   Just a couple to share. 97% of all $100 bill...   Aug 20 2005, 04:29 AM
- - LattO   Majority of the bills i handle have traces of coca...   Aug 20 2005, 05:50 PM
- - SoAP of WhEEze   In a public pool there is around 8l of urine   Aug 20 2005, 05:55 PM
|- - DavidOrtiz34   QUOTE(SoAP of WhEEze @ Aug 20 2005, 02:23...   Nov 14 2005, 07:06 PM
- - $Viper$   Im left handed and apparently were likely to be ge...   Aug 20 2005, 07:23 PM
- - Amis   the lefty thing is true,my friend is a lefty and h...   Nov 14 2005, 06:36 PM
- - Starkey   Geostationary satellites [for communications, eg. ...   Nov 14 2005, 07:13 PM
- - Toge   - Women blink twice as many times as men do. - Int...   Nov 14 2005, 07:21 PM
- - Kronoz   The estimated size of the Internet is 17,000,000 T...   Nov 14 2005, 07:22 PM
- - blinkdude182   There are more prostitutes than turtles in the who...   Nov 14 2005, 07:29 PM
|- - DavidOrtiz34   QUOTE(blinkdude182 @ Nov 14 2005, 03:57 P...   Nov 14 2005, 07:55 PM
- - Я4L   -The Universe is expanding in size every second at...   Nov 14 2005, 09:06 PM
|- - blinkdude182   QUOTE(Я4L @ Nov 14 2005, 10:34 PM) ...   Nov 15 2005, 02:25 AM
- - Glennon   Some pretty meaningfull one's there...   Nov 14 2005, 09:21 PM
- - lil' shit   ok to confirm some theese go to www.snopes.com the...   Nov 14 2005, 10:03 PM
- - Lord Steve0   You're getting cocaine mixed up with chocolate...   Nov 15 2005, 09:19 PM
- - Miami13   -Typically, a $1 bill lasts 18 months, ...   Nov 15 2005, 09:27 PM
- - Я4L   They're taken out of circulation at that time,...   Nov 18 2005, 05:01 PM

Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:


Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 25th May 2016 - 05:36 AM

GTA 5 | GTA San Andreas | Red Dead Redemption | GTA 4