Saturday, March 31, 2007

The Facts Of Life II

The second installment to the "long awaited" lists of facts I've gathered all this while.. These facts could come in handy for the trivia nights, people... Enjoy!

* The average person spends two years on the phone in his/her lifetime.

* August has the highest percentage of birth.

* Google is a number (1 followed by 100 zeros.

* The average person's left had does 56% of the typing.

* There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

* Rubber bands last longer when they are refrigerated.

* Toothbrush was invented in 1498.

* Mageiricophobia is the intense fear of having to cook.

* People don't get sick form the cold weather, it's from staying indoors a lot more than usual.

* Strawberries contain more Vitamin C than oranges.

* A one-day weather forecast requires 10 billion math calculation.

* The bird that lays the largest egg in realtion to its own size is the Kiwi.

* Guinness Book of Records holds the record as the most stolen books from public libraries.

* Every year, the Moon moves a further 3.82cm from the Earth.

* The Eiffel Tower has 1792 steps.

* If we count the stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second, it would take us 3000 years to count them all.

* Just 20 seconds worth of fuel remained when Apollo's 13 lunar module landed on the moon.

* The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

* Elephants are the only animals who can't jump.

* On average, a four year child asks 437 questions a day.

* Swedish people drink more coffee than any other race in the world.

* Almonds are a member of the peach family.

* All the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck at 4.20.

* There are more plastic flamingos than real ones in America.

* A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

* There's more than 25000 km of neon tubing in the signs on the strip and downtown Las Vegas.

* Animals that lay eggs don't have belly button.

* 1000 tonnes of meteor dust falls to Earth each day.

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