learn something incredible

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known"

i found some interesting facts i thought i would share with you :) enjoy

-Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex
-Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed (paw).
-Fortune cookies were actually invented in America (not China), in 1918, by Charles Jung
-A snail can sleep for three years
-The people in Bali only have one of four names: Wayan, Made, Nyoman, and Ketut
-Your thumb is the same length as your nose
-Horses can't vomit and pigs can't look up in the sky
-Adding a drop of olive oil and lemon juice to an ice cube then running it over your face gives you better results than some expensive skin care products.
-Not only the fur of the tiger is striped but also its skin
-Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise
-Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
-SCUBA divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below
-The Pope's been known to wear red Prada shoes.
-Coco Chanel started the trend for sun tans in 1923 when she got accidentally burnt on a cruise.
-The egg came first.
-The Himalayas cover one-tenth of the Earth's surface.
-The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows which makes her emotion hard to determine.
-Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
-Its impossible to smoke oneself to death with weed. You won't be able to retain enough motor control and consciousness to do so after such a large amount.
-Every drop of seawater contains approximately 1 billion gold atoms.
-Just about 3 people are born every second
-Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted.
-The largest living thing on the face of the Earth is a mushroom underground in Oregon, it measures three and a half miles in diameter.
-Plastic lawn flamingos outnumber real flamingos in the U.S.A.
-The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets. :) (phineas and ferb...)
-Nondairy creamer is flammable.
-If you can see a rainbow you must have your back to the sun.
-America once issued a 5-cent bill.
-It is possible for any American citizen to give whatever name he or she chooses to any unnamed mountain or hill in the United States.
-King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobia--fear of cats.
-The ampersand (&) was the last letter of the Latin alphabet
-Men can read smaller print than women
-The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; '7' was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. 'UP' indicated the direction of the bubbles
-Percentage of Africa that is wilderness--28%. Percentage of North America that is wilderness--38%.
-Because radio waves travel at 186,000 miles per second and sound waves saunter at 700 miles per hour, a broadcast voice can be heard sooner 13,000 miles away than it can be heard at the back of the room in which it originated
-Average number of days a German goes without washing his underwear: 7.
-Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.
-A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
-Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history. Spades--King David, Clubs--Alexander the Great, Hearts--Charlemagne and Diamonds--Julius Caesar.
-There are only four words in the English language which end in '-dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous
-More than 2500 left handed people are killed every year from using right handed products
-The X's that people sometimes put at the end of letters or notes to mean a kiss, actually started back in the 1000's when Lords would sign their names at the end of documents to other important people. It was originally a cross that they would kiss after signing to signify that they were faithful to God and their King. Over the years though, it slanted into the X.
-In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger. also 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.
-A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
-Polar bears are left-handed.
-Guinness Book Of Records holds the record for being the book most stolen from Public Libraries.
-Charlie Chaplin won third place in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest

have a great day :)

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