Bored? Here are some fun facts!

  1. I was bored, so I decided to whip out my "Extraordinary book of facts" and write down some for you all :smile:

    • Fish can get seasick
    • The day Judy Garland died, a tornado touched down in Kansas.
    • Walrus burp.
    • An estimated 976,000 US homes have no flush toilets
    • Most toilets flush in E flat.
    • Your odds of living to age 116: one in 2 billion.
    • Goldfish were originally green. The Chinese bred them to be many different colors. Gold stuck.
    • State with the most pollution: Texas
    • Does your dog seem wary of going out in the rain? It's not because he's afraid of getting wet. Rain amplifies sound and hurts dogs' ears.
    • More than 2.2 million Americans play the accordian
    • The average pencil will draw a line 35 miles long
    • If you had $1 billion and spent $1,000 a day, it would take 2,740 years to spend it.
    • When the airbag in your car goes off, it expands at a rate of 150 miles per hour.
    • By the time you finish reading this, the earth will have traveled almost 100 miles through space.
    • Thirty-five percent of American dieters blame candy for their failure to lose weight. Twenty-one percent blame cheese.
    • A karaoke sining of "We are the World" burns 20.7 calories.
    • Netherlands used to be known as the United States
    • Disney World is twice the size of Manhattan
    • Poison oak is not an oak and poison ivy is not an ivy. Both are members of the cashew family.
    • Half of the genes in a banana are the same as in a human.
    • It takes an estimated 2,893 licks to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.
    • There are 24 flowers on every Oreo cookie.
    Enjoy! :smile:
  2. lol
  3. Half of the genes in a banana are the same as in a human:lol: :lol:

    I'm glad I was born Human and not Banana.:nuts:
  4. Wow, really interesting. Now, I want a green goldfish. :sad:
  5. hahaha :lol:
  6. Loved these!!
  7. ha ha, those are cute. thanks!
  8. lol ... thanks for posting, made my boring at the office more entertaining
  9. hehe, thanks for posting these for us!
  10. hehe cool! :biggrin:
  11. Neat! Thanks for sharing!
  12. lol...that was cool. learned some interesting facts, thanks!!!:p
  13. Here are a few more:

    Fingerprints of koala bears are similar (in pattern, shape and size) to the fingerprints of humans
    Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
    The first owner of the Marlboro company died of lung cancer.
    All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen wearing them in public.
    The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.
    Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
    The inventor of the flushing toilet was Thomas Crapper.
    The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.
    The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
    The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.
    Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
    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.
  14. OMG this stuff is amazing. Poor coco, (my dog) I always yell at her when she don't want to go out in the rain, now I know:sad:
  15. The inventor of the flushing toilet was Thomas Crapper. :lol: :lol:

    The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it. :yucky: :yucky: