Monday, September 18, 2006

Weird But Fun To Know...

A multitude of weird things that you probably
didn't know:

-All porcupines float in water.

-Armadillos are the only animals besides humans
that can get leprosy.

-Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus
every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.

-Only one person in two billion will live to be
116 or older.

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

-The only 15 letter word that can be spelled
without repeating a letter is 'uncopyrightable'.

-It was discovered on a space mission that a frog
can throw up. The frog throws up its stomach
first, so the stomach is dangling out of its
mouth. Then the frog uses its forearms to dig out
all of the stomach's contents and then swallows
the stomach back down again.

-If NASA sent birds into space they would soon
die, they need gravity to swallow.

-Studies show that if a cat falls off the 7th
floor of a building, it has about 30% less chance
of surviving than a cat that falls off the 20th
floor. It supposedly takes about eight floors for
the cat to realize what is occurring, relax and
correct itself.

-Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards, and are
on the Australian coat of arms for that reason.

-The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on
Berlin World War II killed the only elephant in
the Berlin Zoo.

-Norvelle Rogers is the real name of 'Shaggy' in
Scooby Doo.

-More people are killed annually by donkeys than
die in air crashes.

-Certain frogs can be frozen solid, then thawed,
and survive.

-Cat's urine glows under UV light.

-An ostrich's eye is bigger that its brain.

-Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming
1/10 of a calorie.

-Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't
appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.

-In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman

-Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.

-A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

-The longest recorded flight of a chicken is
thirteen seconds.

-A whale's penis is called a dork.

-If a statue in a park is of a person on a horse
that has both front legs in the air, then the
person died in battle. If the horse has one front
leg in the air, the person died as a result of
wounds received in battle; the horse has all four
legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

-No word in the English language rhymes with
month, orange, silver and purple.

-The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

-Sherlock Holmes never said "Elementary, my dear

-In "Casablanca", Humphrey Bogart never said,
"Play it again, Sam".

-The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

-A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th
of a second.

-The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can
pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over
on its right side when intoxicated.

-A cockroach will live nine days without its head,
before it starves to death.

-Starfishes have no brains.

-Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

There you are. Don't you feel better for knowing
all of that? hehe. have a nice day (" ,)

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