There are all kinds of strange and interesting things going on that we just don’t usually know about. I have compiled a list of over 200 odd facts; some believable, others unbelievable, and some that are just out there. If you have time to read them all, let me know which one is your favorites.
It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up. The frog throws up it’s stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of it’s mouth. Then the frog uses it’s forearms to dig out all of the stomach’s contents and then swallows the stomach back down again.
The name for Oz in the “Wizard of Oz” was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence “Oz.”
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.
To “testify” was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.
Wayne’s World was filmed in two weeks.
In ancient Egypt , priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
In 21 states, Wal-Mart is the single largest employer.
“Go,” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand 7 feet, 2 inches tall.
On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
The two-foot long bird called a Kea that lives in New Zealand likes to eat the strips of rubber around car windows.
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.
Snakes are true carnivores as they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material. [/restrict]