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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Interesting facts that you never knew in life... Trivia I

The world is full of many interesting things/facts that never explore or even knew by us. Why does this happen? Because we never thought of it, never need to learn it, and never need to use it. Hence, I would love to share some of the interesting facts that you never knew in life... Trivia.... Enjoy....

1. A baby is born with 300 bones while an adult has only 206.

2. A cockroach can live about 9 days without it’s head.

3. The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.

4. Elephants are the only animal in the world who can’t jump.

5. Butterfly tastes with their feet.

 6. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

7. Apples are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

8. Turtles can breathe through their butts.

9. The chicken is the closest relative to the T Rex.

10. 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.

11. Your stomach must produce a new layer of mucus every 14 days so it doesn’t digest itself.

12. Another word for junk food is “Lubberwort.”

13. Coca Cola is actually green before coloring is added to it.

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

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

16. The first condom was invented in the 1500’s and was made of linen.

17. 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.

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

19. Horses can't vomit.

20. A snail can sleep for three years.

21. An elastic band will last longer if it is refrigerated.
22. Pearls melt in vinegar.

23. The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.So did the first “Marlboro Man.”

24. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

25. The full name for Los Angeles is, “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncul.

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

27. The King of Hearts is the only king without a mustache.  

28. Camel’s milk will never curdle.

29. The first local anesthetic ever used was Cocaine.

30. Humans shed about 600,000 particles or 150 pounds of skin in a lifetime.

31. When exiting a cave, bats always turn left.

32. Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first U.S. president whose name contains all the letters from the word “criminal.”

33. It is physically impossible for you to lick your elbow.

34. No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven times.

35. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
36. It is impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath.

37. A slug has 4 noses.

38. A Giraffe can clean it’s ears with it’s tongue.

39. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.

40. "Go," is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

41. Right handed people live an average of 9 years longer than lefties.

42. It's possible to lead a cow upstairs... but not downstairs.

43. One ounce of chocolate contains 6 mg of caffeine.
44. In ancient Egypt , priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.

45. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

46. 85% of the world’s foliage grows in the ocean.

47. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

48. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

49. No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH".

50. All polar bears are left handed.

 I've gathered more interesting facts that you never knew in life.... Want to learn/know more? Stay tuned.....
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