Monday, March 2, 2009

Fun Facts

Strange (But True!) Factoids

~ It is impossible to lick your elbow.

~ A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

~ Most lipstick contains fish scales.

~ Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

~ A crocodile can't stick its tongue out.

~ A shrimp's heart is in its head.

~ In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.

~ It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky (But don't try to convince Donald Trump of that!)

~ A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

~ More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.

~ Horses can't vomit.

~ The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.

~ If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die. If you keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out.

~ Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.

~ Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

~ In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

~ Over 75% of people who read this list will attempt to lick their elbow.


Ben said...

Damn it! I tried to lick my elbow

DeltaBluez Tess said...

Did you succeed?