all stolen info, I don't know if it's true, but let's assume it is.

Posted: December 23rd, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | 2 Comments »
  • In medieval England jurors weren’t fed until they reached a decision.
  • The Chinese used to scatter firecrackers around the house – as fire alarms.
  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • A child laughs about 400 times per day. Adults laugh about 15 times.
  • The blood vessels of a blue whale are so wide that an adult trout could swim through them.
  • Some beaver dams are more than 1,000 years old.
  • Male hospital patients fall out of bed twice as often as female patients.
  • 25% of Americans think Sherlock Holmes was a real person.
  • The leading cause of death in Papua, New Guinea is falling out of a tree.
  • Babies are born without kneecaps.
  • In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world’s nuclear weapons combined.
  • Los Angeles is 2cm closer to San Fransisco than it was a year ago.
  • In her entire lifetime, Queen Isabella of Spain (1451-1504) bathed twice. King Louis XIV bathed three times.
  • Per capita, the cities of Winnipeg and CALGARY drink the most Slurpees in the world.
  • More than 50% of all the lakes in the world are in CANADA
  • Belgians once tried to deliver mail using cats. (It didn’t work.)