Official List of 50 Useless Facts
1. The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.
2. The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
3. The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
4. Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
5. Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
6. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
7. Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do.
8. The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
9. The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
10. If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
11. A snail can sleep for 3 years.
12. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
13. China has more English speakers than the United States.
14. The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
15. Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.
16. The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.
17. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.
18. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
19. In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
20. If Barbie were life-size her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet, two inches tall and have a neck twice the length of a normal human's.
21. Feb 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
22. No word in the English language rhymes with month.
23. The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
24. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
25. In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
26. Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
27. Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
28. Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
29. One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers-they saw it as competition.
31. Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
32. If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
33. If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
34. The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
35. Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
36. Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
37. On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
38. The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.
39. Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
40. You know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
41. In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
42. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
43. Polar bears are left-handed.
44. The male praying mantis cannot copulate with its head attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.
45. Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
46. Butterflies taste with their feet.
47. Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
48. There was no fact 30.
49. I don't actually know 50 useless facts.
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