Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Some facts you never wanna know

  1. For every human being on earth, there are about 200 million insects.
  2. The harmonica is the world's most popular instrument.
  3. By the time they are 65 years old, most Americans have watched more than nine years worth of television.
  4. The puck in ice hockey can travel at up to 118 mph (190 km/h).
  5. If you stretched all the nerves in the body from end to end, they would be about 47 miles long.
  6. Humans have more than 600 muscles in their bodies.
  7. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  8. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  9. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  10. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
  11. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  12. There are more chickens than people in the world.
  13. Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
  14. The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."
  15. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
  16. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
  17. "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt."
  18. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
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