Here's some interesting stuff you might know. But probably you don't. Either way they're pretty fascinating or make good conversation topics...

  • It’s possible to lead a cow upstairs…but not downstairs.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.
  • In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world’s nuclear weapons combined.
  • A snail can sleep for three years.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • All polar bears are left handed.
  • On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
  • Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.
  • Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
  • Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.
  • Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
  • Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with “MONTH”.
  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • In ancient Egypt, priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
  • “Go.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet, two inches tall.
  • A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  • Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
  • No Two snowflakes are alike.

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Date: 25 Sep 2008 | Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Views: 4547

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Comments: 6


awesome :D

AHAHA i did my homework off this website dont worry its in the bibliographysmile

Duck quacks do echo....

Actually, the Elephants not being able to jump thing is false and is actually listed on another list on this site that they actually CAN jump...lmao

I definitely know about the cow one. When I went to school, some people decided to play a joke by leading a cow up to the roof. No one could get it down, they had to get a crane out to remove it!

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