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 18 2005, 05:01 PM
Post #2

Upstanding Citizen

Group: Members
Posts: 0
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.

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
- - cønFUSED   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: 31st May 2016 - 12:14 AM

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