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Strange Interesting facts

Discussion in 'Snippets of Life (Non-Fiction)' started by Ria2006, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Ria2006

    Ria2006 Silver IL'ite

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    The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.

    You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

    Only one person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older.

    No NFL team which plays it's home games in a domed stadium has ever won a Superbowl.

    Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

    Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously. Who would try?

    Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

    The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.

    No word in the English language rhymes with month.

    In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our noses and ears never stop growing.

    "I am" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

    The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

    China has more English speakers than the United States.

    American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

    A snail can sleep for 3 years.

    The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.

    The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the english language.


    Women blink nearly twice as much as men. Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do.

    Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump".


    A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.

    Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why
    Elvis' middle name was spelled Aron; in honor of his brother.
    Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

    The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it


    The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
    A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
     
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  2. MeenLoch

    MeenLoch Silver IL'ite

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    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our noses and ears never stop growing.

    See baby's eyes. Arent they smaller.

    China has more English speakers than the United States.

    They struggle to speak, hence software or customer call centre work is given to indians. but they are catching up. This was an interestin one !!
     
  3. Ria2006

    Ria2006 Silver IL'ite

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    I agree , you may find it strange. But thats the whole fun is.
    These are facts, Lemme verify these ones for you..
    Thanks for coming by though

    Ria
     
  4. latamurali

    latamurali Gold IL'ite

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    Nice... interesting and shocking facts.........
     
  5. Shanvy

    Shanvy IL Hall of Fame

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    Ria,

    Nice facts...to add more...

    It is impossible to lick your elbow

    Moths fly towards the blackest point which is behind the light,but we tend to believe they are attracted to the light.

    The smallest bird in the world is the Hummingbird and it is only bird that can fly backwards also..

     
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    straywriter New IL'ite

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    the height of average human is equal to the total length of of the perons arms and breadth of his chest
     
  7. geeta79

    geeta79 Bronze IL'ite

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    Nice interesting facts............but one of them i didnt understnd.........

    In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere. I have seen most of the episodes, never observed so closely to see a superman in every episode????????? Still dont believe it......
     

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