OMGWTFACTS!!!!


  • The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.
  • A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
  • The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  • A polar bear’s skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
  • Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis’ middle name was spelled Aron; in honor of his brother.
  • Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.
  • More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
  • Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
  • Shakespeare invented the word “assassination” and “bump”.
  • If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do.
  • The sentence “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English language.
  • Typewriter is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  • If the population of China walked past you single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
  • A snail can sleep for three years.
  • American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.
  • If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet, two inches tall and have a neck twice the length of a normal human’s neck.
  • February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  • Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
  • The most common name in the world in Mohammed.
  • Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
  • If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months, and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
  • If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
  • Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
  • The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  • It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.
  • Americans eat an average of 18 acres of pizza every day.
  • Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
  • You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
  • The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
  • Polar bears are left handed.
  • The catfish is the animal with the most taste buds – 27,000.
  • A cockroach will live 9 days without its head before it starves to death.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Starfish don’t have brains.
  • The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet.
  • A pig’s orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
  • Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
  • On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
  • In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
  • A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
  • The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, and can pull 30 times its own weight.
  • The flea can jump 350 times its body length…it’s like a human jumping the length of a football field.
  • The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male’s head off. (“Honey, I’m home. What the….”)
  • Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
  • A cat’s urine glows under a blacklight.
  • Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
  • In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman logo somewhere.
  • In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
  • Babies are born without kneecaps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
  • The first toilet ever seen on television was on “Leave it to Beaver”.
  • In the great fire of London in 1666, half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
  • The name Wendy was made up for the book “Peter Pan”.
  • Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
  • Alfred Hitchcock didn’t have a belly button.
  • A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 yrs.
  • People do not get sick from cold weather; it’s from being indoors a lot more.
  • When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop even your heart!
  • Only 7% of the population are lefties.
  • 40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.
  • The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.
  • The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
  • The average housefly lives for one month.
  • 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
  • A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.
  • The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.
  • Eating breakfast cereals like “Fruity Pebbles” and “Cap’n Crunch” will cause your stools to come out green.
  • Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than the rest of the day.
  • About 20% of all adults in the U.S. have had a cockroach call their inner ear canal HOME.
  • The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.
  • Among the music catalogues that Michael Jackson owns the rights to is the South Carolina State anthem.
  • If all the veins in your body were laid end-to-end, you’d be dead.
  • In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.
  • Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane just in case there is a crash.
  • The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.
  • Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth.
  • Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana.
  • If colouring weren’t added to Coca-Cola it would be green.

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