February 02, 2005

Brain Food

Thinking Hard Posted by Hello

Just a little trivia to start your day -

Murphy's Oil Soap is the chemical most commonly used to clean elephants.

Mosquitoes are more attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.

The energy in the average hurricane could power the United States for three years.

The average person spends about two years on the phone in their lifetime.

A caterpillar has roughly 5 times the number of muscles than a human.

Mel Blanc, the original voice of Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots.

The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.

The dial tone of a normal telephone is in the key of "F".

A stack of $1 dollar bills one-mile high would be worth more than $14 million dollars.

The original Howdy Doody character had exactly 48 freckles.

Women's hair on average is about half the diameter of men's hair.

The average person takes seven minutes to fall asleep.

The human thigh bone is stronger than concrete.

The parachute was invented by Leonardo da Vinci in 1515.

Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

Snails can sleep for 3 years without eating.

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th".

On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.

Every person shares a birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.

If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.


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