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PostSubject: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 2:22 pm

I had to do this for school and I got a good grade from it:
1.Women blink twice as much as men
2. On average, people who use their right hand live 9 years longer than people who use their left
3. 12 newborn children will be given to the wrong parents daily
4. The average human accidentally eats 8 spiders in their life
5. In the past, when a clan no longer wanted a member in it, they would burn down their house. This is where the expression “to get fired” comes from.
6. When you place a seashell over your ear you are hearing the blood in your veins rushing, rather than the ocean.This works with any object of similar shape.
7. Dentists recommend that you keep your toothbrush at least 6 feet (2 metres) away from a toilet.
8. Your nails grow faster in outer space
9. All babies are color blind when they are born.
10. To burn off one plain M&M candy, you need to walk the full length of a football field.'
11. In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.
12. Elephants are the only mammals that can't jump.
13. Women are 37% more likely to go to a psychiatrist than men are.
14. Children grow faster in the springtime.
15. "Goodbye" came from "God bye" which came from "God be with you."
16. Apples are more effective at keeping people awake in the morning than caffeine.
17. The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
18. Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.
19. Coca-Cola was originally green.
20. Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
A. All invented by women.
21. In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden.... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
22. -Our eyes never grow, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
23. Many people think eating fish makes you more intelligent.(sorry - it doesn't)
24. No word rhymes with month, purple, orange or silver.
25. Hummingbirds are the only animals that can fly backwards.
26. Red does not make bulls angry, bulls are colour blind.
27. All polar bears are left-handed.
28. It's impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath.
29. When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop, even your heart
30. A dentist invented the electric chair.
31. The average person spends 1 - 2 months during a lifetime looking aimlessly into the fridge for something to eat.
32. If you sit around anywhere long enough, you'll die.
33. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
34. The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan". There was never a recorded Wendy before that book was published.
35. The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
36. The original name of Bank of America was Bank of Italy.
37. Each year, more people are killed by teddy bears than by grizzly bears.
38. The remains of 125 people will be launched into space where they will orbit the Earth for centuries.
39. It took Leo Tolstoy six years to write "War & Peace"
40. 20% of Americans think that the sun orbits around the Earth
41. 71% of office workers stopped on the street for a survey agreed to give up their computer passwords in exchange for a chocolate bar
42.We forget 80 percent of what we learn everyday.
43. Albert Einstein never knew how to drive a car
44. Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing the highways at night to wear tail lights.
45. Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
46. The Bible has been translated into Klingon
47. Fidgeting can burn about 350 calories a day.
48. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
49. More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.
50. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" read 4:20. (The drug room)
51. A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.
52. 40% of all people who come to a party in your home snoop in your medicine cabinet.
53. The word "democracy" is banned in online chat rooms in China.
54. Mark Twain didn't graduate from elementary school.
55. Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses.
56. You are more likely to dream if you eat something directly before sleeping
57. It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
58. The largest toy distributor in the world is McDonald's
59. During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food. That's the weight of about 6 elephants.
60. In space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow.
61. t's against the law to slam your car door in Switzerland.
62. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
63. Crocodiles have 2 penises
64. Pigs orgasm can last for 30 minutes
65. Children are more allergic to cockroaches than they are to cats
66. More than 50% of Americans fall asleep on their sides.
67. Any activity that can't be done while smoking should be avoided
68. Did you know there are 53 Lego bricks manufactured for each person in the world.
69. If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
70. 45.2% of people pee in the shower.
71. Whispering is more wearing on your voice than a normal speaking tone.
72. In Albania, nodding your head means 'no' and shaking your head means 'yes'.
73. 28.1% of people pee in the pool
74. The average caveman had a brain larger than the average human today
75. In Japan, condoms are commonly sold 'door to door'..
76. Bruce Lee was so fast that they had to slow down his films for you to see his moves
77. Blue eyes are the most sensitive to light, dark brown the least sensitive.
78. Coffee drinkers have sex more frequently than non-coffee drinkers.
79. A person produces about half a liter of farts a day.
80. Only 30% of people can expand and contract their nostrils at will.
81. 50% of the world population has not received any calls before at all.
82. If you sneeze too hard,it may cause your chest to rupture. But if you hold back your sneeze by force,it may cause one of your blood vessels to break.
83. While a woman is menstruating, her middle finger’s sensitivity is lessened.
84. Most arguments in the home take place in the kitchen.
85. In Laos, it is illegal for a woman to show her toes.
86. Morphine is named after the Greek god of sleep.
87. You can't sneeze in your sleep.
88. It is considered an insult to tip at a restaurant in Iceland.
89. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
90. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
91. You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in your lifetime.
92. 100% of all lottery winners gain weight.
93. The average child recognizes over 200 company logos by the time he enters first grade.
94. Amusement park attendance goes up after a fatal accident. It seems many people want to ride upon the same ride that killed someone.
95. Albert Einstein never knew how to drive a car.
96. Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
97. Some dogs can predict when a child will have an epileptic seizure, and even protect the child from injury. They're not trained to do this, they simply learn to respond after observing at least one attack.
98. Oprah Winfrey and Elvis Presley are distant cousins.
99. A chef's hat is shaped the way it is for a reason: its shape allows air to circulate around the scalp, keeping the head cool in a hot kitchen.
100. Random facts are well known for stimulating your brain. They help keep your brain younger, sharper, and generally more pleasant to be around.
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 2:34 pm

101. You are awesome

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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 2:38 pm

Thanks lol, Your the only one giving me reps Razz
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 2:38 pm

Only 30% of people can expand and contract their nostrils at will woo I can do that Smile Good list, you deserved a good grade Smile
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 2:41 pm

Only 3 people in my class can
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 3:07 pm

shin is back!
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 3:12 pm

Are you a bit slow or haven't you just realised that I've been back for about a week Razz
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 3:19 pm

one fact is double... about Einstein not driving a car

and there is gravity in space, only the fore that it produces isn't enough to roll the tears because of the weight-distance thing. and yes i hate being a physicist
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 3:20 pm

Oh crap I didn't even notice. 99 random facts then
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 3:24 pm

don't worry. here's another to fill that one

the world is round but ppl get screwed over on every corner
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 3:28 pm

I need to go so just edit my post and just replace it with that one Razz
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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 4:47 pm

50. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" read 4:20. (The drug room)
Ahaha that is awesome
I just watched it yesterday and I noticed one said that

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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 9:39 pm

well, i was going to mention the repeat, becuse i wanted to brag i read it.

i heard an interesting statistic
more people die from tooth pick related injuries than rollercoasters

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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 9:42 pm

Cool list Shin! Good to have you back

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PostSubject: Re: 100 Random Facts   Mon May 18, 2009 10:24 pm

I am slowly reading all of it
lol crocodiles have 2 penis's?
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