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Useless Random Facts


Yes, I stole these, but they are worth stealing!!!!

  1. -If you yelled for 8 years,7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
  2. -If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
  3. -The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
  4. -A pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes.
  5. -A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
  6. -Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
  7. -The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.
  8. -The flea can jump 350 times its body length. It's like a human jumping the length of a football field.
  9. -The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.
  10. -Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
  11. -Butterflies taste with their feet.
  12. -The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  13. -Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
  14. -Elephants are the only animal that cannot jump.
  15. -A cat's urine glows under a blacklight.
  16. -An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
  17. -Starfish have no brains.
  18. -Polar bears are left-handed.
  19. -Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
  20. -Dynamite has peanut oil in it
  21. -Red is the most commonly colored vehicle involved in accidents each year.
  22. -Cows and horses sleep standing up.
  23. -If you get the recommended 8 hours of sleep each night you will sleep over 2,900 hours each year
  24. -The average family will spend $250,000 (that's a quarter million dollars) on each child from the time he/she is born until he/she turns 18.
  25. -There are, on average, 259 raisins in a box of Raisin Bran and 388 in a box of Premium Raisin Bran
  26. -There is no ice covering Iceland.
  27. -The swastika was originally a symbol of peace and honor and is still used by Buddhists today.
  28. -Giraffe's tongues are 22 inches long and black with pink dots
  29. -The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
  30. -"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
  31. -There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
  32. -Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump."
  33. -Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  34. -The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
  35. -American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
  36. -The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  37. -Vatican City is the smallest country in the world with a population of 1,000 and a size of 108.7 acres.
  38. -A female's chances of being involved in an auto accident increase 50% on Friday 13th.
  39. -There are more chickens than people in the world.
  40. -The biggest hog ever recorded was a creature named Big Boy who weighed in at 1,904 pounds.
  41. -The Bible is the number one shoplifted book in America.
  42. -Between 25% to 33% of the population sneeze when they are exposed to light.
  43. -During his or her lifetime, the average human will grow 590 miles of hair.
  44. -You can't plow a cotton field with an elephant in North Carolina
  45. -In Idaho a citizen is forbidden by law to give another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than 50 pounds.
  46. -Human birth control pills work on gorillas.
  47. -The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
  48. -Doodlesack is German for bagpipes.
  49. -The US interstate highway system requires that one mile in every five be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.
  50. -The Boston University Bridge is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane
  51. -Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs have only about ten.
  52. -Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing
  53. -In every episode of Seinfeld, there is a superman somewhere.
  54. -Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  55. -The first toilet ever seen on TV was on "Leave it to Beaver."
  56. -The average Lead Pencil can draw a line 35 miles long, or write 45,000 words.
  57. -250,000 pink flamingos are sold in the US each year
  58. -Sixty percent of Americans can name all 3 stooges; only 17 percent can name 3 Supreme Court Justices
  59. -Nearly half of all Kentucky residents over the age of 65 are missing all of their teeth
  60. -The longest Movie ever, was The Cure For Insomnia (1987). It was 85 hours long.
  61. -Bill Clinton was paid the largest advance for a non-fiction book, ever. $10 million.
  62. -A golden razor removed from King Tut's Tomb was still sharp enough to be used.
  63. -The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley.
  64. -The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"!
  65. -A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation.
  66. -The state of Florida is bigger than England!
  67. -Odontophobia is the fear of teeth.
  68. -Althaiophobia is the fear of marshmallows.
  69. -Another word for hiccups is "singultus."
  70. -Honorificabilitudinitatibus is the longest English word that consists strictly of alternating consonants and vowels.
  71. -The act of sneezing is referred to as sternutation.
  72. -The letter W is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn't have one syllable, it has three.
  73. -The markings that are found on dice are called "pips."
  74. -The words moron, imbecile, and idiot are not interchangeable. The one with the highest level of intelligence is a moron, followed, by an imbecile, and then idiot.
  75. -The longest word in the English language is 'pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis' which describes a lung disease caused by breathing in particles of volcanic matter or a similar fine dust.
  76. -In the English language there are only three words that have a letter that repeats six times. Degenerescence (six e's), Indivisibility (six i's), and nonannouncement (six n's).
  77. -The only three words in the English language to have 2 consecutive u's is vacuum, residuum, and continuum.
  78. -The only word in the English language that has 4 sets of double letters in a row is balloonneer.
  79. -Police in Hong Kong stopped a man because he seemed to be 'oddly shaped'. He was found to be wearing 18 bras and 45 pairs of ladies' panties.
  80. -Kermit the frog has 11 points on his collar around his neck.
  81. -Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal and Betty Rubble's maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.
  82. -Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.
  83. -Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.
  84. -During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants.
  85. -There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half caused cancer in rats.
  86. -The average American eats about seven pounds of potato chips a year.
  87. -Americans eat close to 10 billion donuts every year
  88. -Studies prove it's harder to tell a convincing lie to someone you find sexually attractive.
  89. -The lips of a hippopotamus are nearly two feet wide.
  90. -Taco Bell changed the Chilito's name to the Chili Cheese Burrito, only after discovering that "chilito" was a derogatory slang term in Spanish that meant "small penis."
  91. -An estimated one in five Americans - some 38 million - don't like sex.
  92. -In many cultures, an unmarried woman is considered a virgin, even if she's a prostitute.
  93. -The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!
  94. -For the "wrong handed" people...Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people! That means DEATH to Lefties
  95. -This one is deep...think about the cultural impact this could have: NO WAR HAS BEEN FOUGHT WHERE BOTH COUNTRIES HAD A McDonalds
  96. -Women blink nearly twice as much as men do.
  97. -The letters in the abbreviation e.g. stand for exempli gratia a Latin term meaning "for example."
  98. -The letter "W" is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn't have just one syllable it has three.
  99. -The # symbols is often referred to as a "number sign" or "pound sign." Its actual name is an octothorpe
  100. -Cleveland spelled backwards is "DNA level C."
  101. -There is only ONE word in the English language with THREE CONSECUTIVE SETS OF DOUBLE LETTERS.... Bookkeeper
  102. -The longest word that can be typed solely with the left hand is stewardess
  103. -If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom more often.
  104. -Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
  105. .-Wine will spoil if exposed to light, hence tinted bottles.
  106. -A hard-boiled egg will spin. An uncooked or soft-boiled egg will not.
  107. -Domestic cats hate lemons or other citrus scents.
  108. -Parker Brothers prints about 50 billion dollars worth of Monopoly money in one year. (which is more than real money printed in a year)
  109. -203 million dollars is spent on barbed wire each year in the U.S.
  110. -If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in U.S. coins without being able to make change for a dollar
  111. -If you put a raisin in a champagne bottle, it will rise and fall continuously.
  112. -The letter J does not appear ANYWHERE in the periodic table of elements.
  113. -In Canada, if a debt is higher than 25 cents, it is illegal to pay it with pennies.
  114. -Impotence is grounds for divorce in 24 states in the United States.
  115. -Federal law forbids recycling used eyeglasses in the United States
  116. -If you are hedenophobic, you have a fear of pleasure.
  117. -"Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
  118. -The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
  119. -The first NFL team that plays its home games in a domed stadium to win a Superbowl was the St. Louis Rams in 1999.
  120. -The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League all-stars Game
  121. -The nursery rhyme Ring Around the Rosy is a rhyme about the plague. Infected people with the plague would get red circular sores ("Ring around the rosy..."), these sores would smell very badly so common folks would put flowers on their bodies somewhere (inconspicuously), so that it would cover the smell of the sores ("...a pocket full of posies..."), People who died from the plague would be burned so as to reduce the possible spread of the disease ("...ashes, ashes, we all fall down!")
  122. -Q. What separates "60 Minutes," on CBS from every other TV show?
    A. No theme song.
  123. -Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
    A. Their birthplace.
  124. -Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?
    A. Obsession
  125. -Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"?
    A. One thousand
  126. -Q. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?
    A. All invented by women.
  127. -Q. This is the only food that doesn't spoil.
    A. Honey
  128. -Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day of the year.
    A. Father's Day
  129. -Q. What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most ironic?
    A. He was allergic to carrots.
  130. -40% of all people who come to a party snoop in your medicine cabinet.
  131. -An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this you can pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet.
  132. -The estimated number of M & M's sold each day in the United States is 200,000,000.
  133. -111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  134. -If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
  135. -Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
  136. -The term "the whole 9 yards" came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole 9 yards."
  137. -Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
  138. -The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law, which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb. 139.-The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
  139. -Psychiatrists have called gum chewing oral masturbation
  140. -Americans chew approximately $2.5 billion worth of gum every year.
  141. -Diet Coke was only invented in 1982.
  142. -Most People use over 16,000 gallons of water in their lifetimes, or 2.5 quarts per day.
  143. -In movies, At least one of a pair of identical twins is born evil.
  144. -Titanic was running at 22 knots when she hit the iceberg
  145. -The tip of a 1/3 inch long hour-hand on a wristwatch travels at 0.00000275 mph
  146. -Cocaine is a $35 billion illicit industry now exceeding Columbia's #1 export, coffee.
  147. -Males, on average, think about sex every 7 seconds
  148. -A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
  149. -In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all of the world's nuclear weapons combined.
  150. -On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.
  151. -On average people fear spiders more than they do death
  152. -Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants
  153. -Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married
  154. -A snail can sleep for three years
  155. -No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH."
  156. -"Go" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language
  157. -No one can lick their own elbow.
  158. -Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day
  159. -In 1983, a Japanese artist, Tadahiko Ogawa, made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out of ordinary toast
  160. -Amish people do not believe in the use of aerosol air fresheners
  161. -Annually 17 tons of gold is used to make wedding rings in the United States.
  162. -Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace
  163. -In 1982, a cactus in Phoenix, Arizona killed a man. David Grundman fired two shotgun blasts at a giant saguaro cactus that ended up falling on top of him.
  164. -In 1989, the space shuttle Discovery carried 32 fertilized chicken eggs into orbit
  165. -In China, September 20 is "Love Your Teeth Day."
  166. -In the U.S. the most common excuse made to get out of paying a ticket is to say they missed the sign.
  167. -One billion seconds is about 32 years.
  168. -The average day is actually 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4.09 seconds. We have a leap year every four years to make up for this shortfall.
  169. -The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day
  170. -Scatologists are experts who study feces
  171. -The strike note of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is e-flat
  172. -The USS Abraham Lincoln has five gymnasiums on the ship and a basketball league with 22 teams.
  173. -The world's deepest gold mine is seven kilometers below the surface of the Earth.
  174. -There is a large brass statue of Winnie-the-Pooh in Lima, Peru.
  175. -There is a type of coffin made that can be used as a wine rack or picnic table before its final use.
  176. -There was a 19th century Native American tribal chief who went under the name, "Not Able to Fornicate."
  177. -A Canadian Tour company offers a two-day course in igloo building.
  178. -An artist from Chicago named Dwight Kalb created a statue of Madonna made out of 180 pounds of ham.
  179. -During his entire life, Vincent Van Gogh sold exactly one painting, Red Vineyard at Arles
  180. -For 47 days in 1961, the painting "Matisse's Le Bateau (The Boat)" was hanging upside down in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Apparently none of the over 116,000 visitors seem to have noticed.
  181. -In 1961, Italian artist Piero Manzoni packed his feces in cans, signed and mounted them, and then sold them as art.
  182. -The dot that appears over the letter "i" is called a tittle.
  183. -The Faberge, "Winter Egg" was sold in 1994 for $5.6 million. This is the most expensive decorative egg that has ever been sold.
  184. -The little circles of paper that are cut out after a paper has been punched by a hole puncher are called "chad."
  185. -The pound key (#) on the keyboard is called an octothorpe
  186. -There are 158 verses in the Greek National Anthem.
  187. -TIME magazine's Man of the Year for 1982 was the computer.
  188. -A man filed a lawsuit against his doctor because he survived longer than what the doctor had predicted.
  189. -David Rice Atchinson was President of the United States for exactly one day. This happened due to a glitch in American law at the time.
  190. -In the 1985 Boise, Idaho mayoral election, there were four write-in votes for Mr. Potato Head
  191. -In New Mexico, over eleven thousand people have visited a tortilla chip that appeared to have the face of Jesus Christ burned into it.
  192. -Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls appeared for sale in the June 1, 1954 issue of the Wall Street Journal.
  193. -On average, it is estimated that females injure themselves ten time more than males do while playing sports.
  194. -The 1912, a wrestling match in Stockholm between Finn Alfred Asikainen and Russian Martin Klein lasted more than 11 hours. Klein eventually won, but was to tired to participate in the championship match.
  195. -The national sport of Japan is sumo wrestling
  196. -One of the terms of Wayne Gretzky's final contract with the New York Rangers was two tickets for every event at New York's Madison Square Garden.
  197. -Close to 80% of people who watch the Super Bowl on television, only do so to view the commercials
  198. -During WWII, because a lot of players were called to duty, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles combined to become The Steagles.
  199. -A cesium atom in an atomic clock that beats over nine billion times a second.





More somewhat useless random stuff...that I am not sure is true but hey, if ya read it on the internet then it MUST be correct, right?

  1. California has issued at least 6 drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ.
  2. Kangaroos can not walk backwards.
  3. 'Jedi' is an official religion, with over 70,000 followers, in Australia.
  4. According to a recent survey, more than half of British adults have had sex in a public place!
  5. Most alcoholic beverages contain all 13 minerals necessary to sustain human life.
  6. Nachos is the food most craved by pregnant women.
  7. Each year, 24,000 Americans are bitten by rats!
  8. Most dreams last only 5 to 20 minutes.
  9. The hair of an adult man or woman can stretch 25 percent of its length without breaking.
  10. On average, the life span of an American dollar bill is eighteen months.
  11. Non-dairy creamer is flammable.
  12. The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
  13. Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.
  14. U.S. President Calvin Coolidge liked to eat breakfast while having his head rubbed with Vaseline.
  15. When a giraffe's baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.
  16. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  17. The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.
  18. How does a shark find fish? It can hear their hearts beating.
  19. Penguins can convert salt water into fresh water.
  20. In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined!
  21. The IRS employees tax manual has instructions for collecting taxes after a nuclear war.
  22. During WWII, because a lot of players were called to duty, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles combined to become The Steagles.
  23. Nearly 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong account over the next hour.
  24. More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
  25. There are more fatal car accidents in July than any other month.
  26. There are more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
  27. More than 2 million documents will be lost by the IRS this year.
  28. Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
  29. Washington, D.C. has one lawyer for every 19 residents!
  30. Avocados have more protein than any other fruit.
  31. The average car produces a pound of pollution every 25 miles!
  32. Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.
  33. In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die!
  34. The most powerful electric eel is found in the rivers of Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, and Peru, and produces a shock of 400-650 volts.
  35. If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
  36. Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.
  37. . In India, people are legally allowed to marry a dog!
  38. You are more likely to get attacked by a cow than a shark.
  39. Half of all identity thieves are either relatives, friends, or neighbors of their victims.
  40. One in three male motorists picks their nose while driving.





And some more......

  1. China has close to 25% of the world's population.
  2. Christmas became a national holiday in the US in 1890.
  3. Cows sweat through their noses.
  4. Deer sleep only 5 minutes a day.
  5. Despite a population of well over one billion people, there are only an estimated 250 million televisions in use in China.
  6. Dogs can't decipher size. That's why little dogs are mean.
  7. Cleveland law forbids you to operate a motor vehicle while sitting in another person's lap.
  8. Dave Matthews relocated to the United States to avoid service in the South African Military.
  9. Don't even think about having sex while in a moving ambulance in Tremonton, Utah as it is extremely illegal. Of course, a stationary ambulance is another story.
  10. Dentists have recommended that toothbrushes be kept at least six feet from toilets to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
  11. Dolphins can look in different directions with each eye. They can sleep with one eye open.
  12. Cockroaches break wind every 15 minutes.
  13. Coffee was first known in Europe as Arabian Wine.
  14. Did you know that 85.7% of statistics are made up?
  15. Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants. 16. During pregnancy, the average woman's uterus expands up to five hundred times its normal size. 17. China was the first country to use paper money. 18. During the average human life, you will consume 70 assorted bugs as well as 10 spiders as you sleep. 19. Did you know that crocodiles never outgrow the pool in which they live? 20. Death Valley, California, has a point that is 280 feet below sea level.