Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Listed Short Facts, Top 25 for 8.25.2010

  1. A piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
  2. Blueberry juice boosts memory
  3. When cats are happy or pleased, they squeeze their eyes shut
  4. The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees
  5. Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell
  6. Each year, about 500,000 detectable earthquakes occur in the world. About 100,000 of those can be felt and about 100 of them cause damage.
  7. The tongue is the only body muscle that is attached from one end only.  (Please don't send me corrections to add the penis; the penis is not a muscle).
  8. We, as humans, forget 90% of our dream
  9. Approximately two-thirds of people tip their head to the right when they kiss
  10. Just days before the World Cup of 1966 in England, the trophy was stolen and then later retrieved by a dog
  11. Some Chinese believe that swinging the arms cures headaches
  12. Coffee drinkers have more sex than non-coffee drinkers.  They also enjoy it more.
  13. The city of Portland in Oregon was named after a coin toss in 1844.  Heads for Portland and tails for Boston. 
  14. A queen bee lays 1500 eggs a day
  15. No president of the United States was an only child for his parents
  16. Pumice is the only rock that floats in water
  17. The African cicada fly spends 17 years sleeping, then wakes up for two weeks, mates and then die.
  18. The vibrator was originally used as a medicinal treatment for female "hysteria" during the 19th century
  19. Reno, Nevada has the highest rate of alcoholism in the U.S., Provo, Utah, the lowest.
  20. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.  Hemp doesn't contain THC and won't make you high.
  21. In ancient Rome, when a man testified in court he would swear on his testicles
  22. 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women
  23. 250 to 300 million cell phones are being used in the U.S.
  24. Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros.
  25. It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it

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