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Re: Fw: Strange Facts
robert a rice wrote:
> >> The venom in a Daddy Long-Legs spider is more poisonous than a Black
> >> Widow s or a Brown Recluse, but they cannot bite humans because their
> >> jaws won t open wide enough.
> >> On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
> >> The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
> >> If you toss a penny 10000 times, it will not be heads 5000 times, but
> >> more like 4950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the
> >> bottom.
> >> The human brain is so complex; that it would cost over 8 billion for
> >> anyone to program, and sell a computer(s) to do all the things it
> >> Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
> >> Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots
> >> If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have
> >> enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
> >> The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body
> >> squirt blood 30 feet.
> >> Humans and Dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
> >> Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day
> >> The first letters of the months July through November, in order, spell
> >> the name JASON.
> >> In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a
> >> watch is 10:10.
> >> The pop you get when you crack your knuckles is actually a bubble of
> >> bursting.
> >> 101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan (Wendy ) are the only two Disney cartoon
> >> features with both parents that are present and don t die throughout
> >> movie.
> >> The only bone not broken so far during any ski accident is one located
> >> the inner ear.
> >> The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara falls froze completely
> >> There s no Betty Rubble in the Flintstone Chewables.
> >> It s impossible to get water out of a rimless tire.
> >> A survey in the U.S. shows that nuns of small or medium build expect
> >> live far longer than tall unskilled and divorced alcoholic laborers.
> >> Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
> >> Did you know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork
> >> than by a poisonous spider?
> >> The world record for cow-chip tossing (under the strict
> >> non-sphericalization and 100% organic rule of 1986) is 56.70 meters..
> >> In Minnesota it is illegal to cross state lines with a duck on your
> >> In Indiana it is illegal to ride public transportation for at least 30
> >> minutes after eating garlic.
> >> Arizona requires it s citizens to register with the state before going
> >> into the business of selling cocaine, marijuana, heroin or other
> >> drugs.
> >> Pierre, South Dakota is the only example of a state and capital in the
> >> U.S. that don t share any letters.
> >> In the United States there are more 2nd streets than there are 1st
> >> streets, and Main street is not the most common; Pine is.
> >> Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than
> >> people do.
> >> A pigs orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
> >> A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
> >> The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own
> >> weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
> >> Polar bears are left handed.
> >> The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a human
> >> the length of a football field.
> >> A cockroach will live nine days without it s head, before it starves
> >> death.
> >> Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
> >>More capital cities begin with B than any other letter: Berlin, Berne,
> >>Bonn, Bucharest, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Brasilia,
> >>Baghdad, Bratislava, Brussels, Belgrade, Bogato and of course Belfast.
> >>The Detroit Red Wings in 1997 hold the most Stanly Cup wins for a
> >>States Hockey Club in the NHL.
> >>In Japan meat from the 'Fugu' or spiny puffer fish is considered a rare
> >>delicacy, however the liver and intestines contain a
> >>powerful neurotoxin and the slightest contamination during preparation
> >>can be deadly. Restaurants who serve fugu must have 'Fugu
> >>certified' chefs. In Japan about one hundred people on average die
> >>from fugu poisoning.
> --------- End forwarded message ----------
I can go to sleep now. This has answered quite a few questions that has been
bothering me. ;-) ...........NOT!