Funny Facts

Alright, as always this is for curing boredom! So these are some facts gathered around the internet. Enjoy!

Chapter 2

Chapter 2

I decided to do another one of these. With more and more facts. Then I'm thinking about random quotes maybe.

1. The Statue of Liberty's index finger is eight feet long.

2. A 75 year old person will have slept for about 23 years.

3. Koalas and humans are the only animals that have finger prints.

4. Former president Bill Clinton only sent 2 emails in his entire 8 year presidency. The others were sent by his agents.

5. An eyeball weighs about 1 ounce.

6. The largest recorded snowflake was 15 Inch wide and 8 Inch thick. It fell in Montana in 1887.

7. The word "set" has the most number of definitions in the English language

8. One type of hummingbird weighs less than a penny.

9. Most lipstick contains fish scales.

10. Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

11. A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee.

12. Every day more money is printed for monopoly than the US Treasury. Or at least it was so until 2011.

13. First novel ever written on a typewriter is Tom Sawyer.

14. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

15. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

16. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.

19. To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs - it will let you go instantly.

20. A rat or a hamster can last longer with water than a camel.

21. Pearls melt in vinegar.

22. Honey is the only food that never spoils.

23. The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

24. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet. That's the text written in ttf. (fonts) files.

25. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

26. Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.

27. Snails can sleep for 3 years without eating.

28. The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.

29. More than ten people a year are killed by vending machines.

30. Kissing an infection-free person is good for your three.

31. You are about 1 centimeter taller in the morning than in the evening!

32. The chances of you dying on the way to get your lottery tickets is greater than your chances of winning.

33. Worms reportedly taste like bacon. (I will still never ever eat one!)

34. Whispering is more wearing on your voice than a normal speaking tone.

35. 1% of people are able to lick their eyebrows.

36. A broken clock is always right twice a day.

37. Scientists aren't sure what color dinosaurs were. (They're guessing shades of gray.)

38. Out of all the senses, smell is most closely linked to memory.

39. An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.

40. Balsa wood is classified as a hard wood!


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