Thursday, January 10, 2008

Think you know eveything??

for those who thought they knew everything, here's a refresher course

- The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma
- No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven times
- Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes
- You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television
- Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older
- The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum
- The King of Hearts is the only king WITHOUT A MUSTACHE
- American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one (1) olive from each salad served in first-class
- Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise, (Since Venus is normally associated with women, what does this tell you!)
- Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning
- Most dust particles in your house are made from DEAD SKIN
- The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer, So did the first ' Marlboro Man.'
- The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order
- It is possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs
- A duck's quack doesn't echo, and noone knows why
- Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least six (6) feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush. (I keep my toothbrush in the living room now!)
- And the best for last, turtles can breathe through their butts


Zi-One said...

eeeew shasawi eb fershetii? ;s greeba

me talk dirty one day said...

The world and God's creations in it never cease to amuse.

GreyShorts said...

what kind of sleeping ?

joy said...


i felt stupid i wished i could say on one only oohh ya i knew that bas no i didnt

i was impressed by the pearl one


Chirp said...

hahaha i never knew that turtles could breathe from their butts !!!

I read the Venus thing but I don't know what I'm supposed to get out of it? ;p

Enigma said...

we burn calories sleeping??? well that explains a lot..

Shoush said...

From their butts?! I think i've seen turtles' nostrils.

Joud said...

hehe greyshorts howq observant

Zed said...

zi-one: throw it out and get another one lol

me talk dirty: me neither

greyshorts: sleeping as in sleeping lol not fornication sleeping

joy: i didnt know any either, but you learn something new everyday, next time you see any of them, you'll know them ;)

chirp: The Fitzroy River turtle is one of the select few who can stay underwater, inhale water through the cloacal opening, and extract oxygen for its system. They also can breathe that way on land

enigma: i am canceling my gym membership and going to start sleeping more, and no more tv lol


wiki can't be wrong

N. said...

That is the most random useful information ever. This should be enough learning for today, i'm shutting off my brain now!