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Strange facts but true?

March 25, 2009

Interesting facts.

Mosquito repellents don’t repel. The spray blocks the mosquito’s sensors so they don’t know you’re there. (We are very big what?)

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Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush. I keep my toothbrush in the living room now. (eeww!)

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The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma. (Blood plasma is the liquid component of blood)

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No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times. (Try it)

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Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes. (bad, bad @$$es)

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You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television. (so dont stay-up if you want to lose weight)

 

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older. (So don’t chop down the old oak tree)

 

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley’s gum.

 

The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache. (yeah? So who notices this?)

 

A Boeing 747’s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.

 

The wingspan of the B-36, a retired USAF bomber, was twice as long.

 

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class.

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Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

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Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

 

The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets. (would anyone care?)

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Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin. (another ewww…)

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The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer. So did the first ‘Marlboro Man.

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Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

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

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Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

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All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn’t like being seen wearing them in public. (Lets see about Obama)

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Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

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Pearls melt in vinegar.

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It is possible to lead a cow upstairs…but not downstairs.

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A duck’s quack doesn’t echo and no one knows why.

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The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Anonymous permalink
    May 28, 2011 6:21 pm

    Omg Marilyn Monroe has six toes wow!!!!

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