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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Some Interesting Facts
Did you know .......... It is impossible to lick your elbow. A crocodile can't stick it's tongue out. A shrimp's heart is in their head. People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heartstops for a mili-second. In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand (or attempted to do so - apart from Bones). It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit Between 1937 and 1945 Heinz produced a version of Alphabetti Spaghetti especially for the German market that consisted solely of little pastaswastikas. In average, a human being will have sex more than 3,000 times and spend two weeks kissing in their lifetime. More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call. Rats and horses can't vomit. The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language. If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die. if you keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out. Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times. If the government has no knowledge of aliens, then why does Title 14, Section 1211 of the Code of Federal Regulations, implemented on July 16, 1969, make it illegal for U.S. citizens to have any contact with extraterrestrials or their vehicles? In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match. Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married. A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why. 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their buttocks. In the course of an average lifetime you will, while sleeping, eat 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders. Most lipstick contains fish scales. Cat's urine glows under a black-light. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different. Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.
1. Henry David Thoreau wrote about the Walden Pond wilderness. How many miles was it from the house where he was born? (Measure from his birthplace to the current Walden Pond Visitors Center.)
One way to find the answer: Go to Google and search [Walden Pond Visitors Center] to find that it’s on Walden Street in the city of Concord, Massachusetts. Search for [Thoreau birthplace] and find that it’s also in Concord, on Virginia Street. Use the “Get Directions” tool on Google Maps to learn that the distance between the two places is about ___ _______.
2. If you started playing with a Rubik’s Cube® when most scientists estimate the Earth was formed, approximately how many changes per second would you need to make to finish all the permutations by today?
One way to find the answer: Go to Google and search [Rubik’s Cube permutations] to learn there are 43.25 quintillion permutations. Searching [age Earth] reveals an approximate age of 4.54 billion years. Using Google Calculator to divide permutations by the age of Earth by seconds in a year yields ___ _______ ___ ______. 3. What is the Latin name of the carnivore with the largest teeth that was found trapped in the area once known as Los Volcanes de Brea?
Go to Google and search [Los Volcanes de Brea] to find that it was the original name of the La Brea Tar Pits. Then search [La Brea Tar Pit carnivores] to find that scimitar cats, jaguars, American cheetahs, and dire wolves all had large teeth—but none had incisors quite as impressive as the saber-toothed cat, or ________.
The Truth is... Paul got an early start to his day, he had set his alarm clock (MADE IN JAPAN) for 6:00am, while his coffeemaker (MADE IN CHINA) was perking, he shaved with his razor (MADE IN HONG KONG). He put on his sweater (MADE IN SRI LANKA), his stylish jeans (MADE IN SINGAPORE) and his runners (MADE IN KOREA). Then after making his breakfast in his little toaster oven (MADE IN INDIA) he sat down in front of his calculator (MADE IN MEXICO) to see how much he could spend today. After setting his watch (MADE IN TAIWAN)by his radio (MADE IN INDIA) he got into his car (MADE IN GERMANY) and set off in his search for a good job. At the end of a discouraging day, he decided to relax a little. He put on his sandals (MADE IN BRAZIL)poured a glass of wine (MADE IN FRANCE) into a lead crystal glass (MADE IN CHECKOSLOVAKIA), and turned on his TV (MADE IN INDONESIA), and asked himself: Why it is so hard to find a good paying job in Canada?
What's the top-selling pop? It's a Coke. What's a rip-roaring quip? It's a joke. What do ya do with cigarettes? Ya smoke. So quickly, I beg: What's the white of an egg called? It's albumen. (I bet you said yolk. hehe)
Q: Who is Snow White's brother? A: Egg White. Get the yolk?
Q: If a rooster laid a brown egg and a white egg, what kind of chicks would hatch? A: None. Roosters Don't Lay Eggs!
A Chicken and an Egg were lying in bed one night. The chicken smoking a cigarette with a smug grin on its face, the egg looking thoroughly ticked off. The egg looks at the chicken and says, "Well, I guess we finally answered THAT question!"
So you think your life is bad. Just think how bad the life of the egg is... You only get laid once! You only get eaten once! It takes 4 minutes to get hard 2 minutes to get soft You have to share a box with 11 other guys And the only chick who ever sat on your face was your mother. (Now don't you feel better)
Q. How did the eggs leave the highway? A. They went through the "Eggs-it".
Q. What happened to the egg when he was tickled too much? A. He cracked up.
Q. Why couldn't the eggs go out on a hot summer day? A. They were afraid they would fry!
Q. What did the egg say to the clown? A. You crack me up!
Q. What part did the egg play in the movies? A. He was an "Egg-stra".
Q. What do you call a sleeping egg? A. Egg-zosted!
Q. What did the eggs do when the light turned green? A. They egg-cellerated.
Q. Why couldn't the egg family watch T.V.? A. Because their cable was scrambled.
Q. Why was the father egg so strict? A. He was hard-boiled.
Q. What do you get if you cross an egg with a vacuum cleaner? A. I have no idea, but I bet it's messy!
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