Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Interesting True Facts

I received this in an email today and decided to share with you these interesting true facts.

Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes.

An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it.

In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
Crazy to think that's even possible.

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses.

Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.

They have square watermelons in Japan - they stack better.

Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.

Heinz Catsup leaving the bottle travels at 25 miles per year.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.

Armadillos can be housebroken.
Who would even try?

The first Fords had engines made by Dodge.

A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
I can believe this, seems like over night our whole yard was completely destroyed!

Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.

The flashing warning light on the cylindrical Capitol Records tower spells out HOLLYWOOD in Morse code.

Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.

The average American will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.

Over 1,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.

Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe.

Slugs have 4 noses.

Recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch TV for 3 hours.

America once issued a 5-cent bill.

You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in your lifetime.

Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
May have to try this.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

In 2003, there were 86 days of below-freezing weather in Hell, Michigan.


  1. WOw! I can burn calories by licking stamps!! Good by Pitney Bowes postage scale!! LOL
    I think I consume more than 11 pounds of cereal in two months versus one year. -Which means I will have to lick even more stamps to counter balance the calories from my cereal intake.


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