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Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Random, useless facts for today:

  • Banging your head against the wall uses 150 calories an hour.
  • Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
  • George W Bush and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner are cousins!
  • The first baseball caps were made of straw.
  • Apples are actually part of the rose family.
  • One in three male motorists picks their nose while driving.
  • Rats can tell the difference between two human languages.
  • Goldfish remember better in cold water than warm water.
  • A survey reported that 12% of Americans think that Joan of Arc was Noah's wife.
  • A completely blind chameleon will still take on the colours of its environment.
  • You inhale about 700 000 of your own skin flakes every day.
  • More than 10 people a year are killed by vending machines.
  • It snowed in the Sahara Desert on February 18, 1979.
  • One in three snake bite victims is drunk. One in five is tattooed.
  • Astronauts cannot burp in space.
  • Snails breathe through their feet.
  • Identical twins do not have identical fingerprints.
  • The odds of being killed by falling out of bed are one in two million.
  • Only female bees work!

Time Waster

Go and spread your new found wisdom!

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