Monday, December 12, 2011

Sorry for the long pause in entries. Here's a batch of info.

  • Birds can fly about 7250 miles with taking a break.
  • Mount Everest grows about 2.4 inches every day.
  • Fredrik Neij (founder of The Pirate Bay) is worth roughly $10,000,000 and he's only 28 years old.
  • George Washington Carver didn't invent the peanut butter we know as today, that form of peanut butter was invented by Joseph L. Rosefield in 1922.
  • McDonald's in Malaysia has delivery service.
  • You can induce hallucinations by putting two halves of a ping pong ball on your eyes while listening to white noise.
  • In 1916 an amendment was proposed to the Constitution that all acts of war would be put to a national vote. Anyone voting yes had to register as a volunteer for service in the United States Army.
  • The reason your nose gets runny when you cry is because there's little holes in the inner corner of your eye which drains excess tears into your nose.
  • A majority of popular Christmas songs were written by Jewish people.
  • Charles Manson gets more mail than any other prisoner in the United States.
  • There are planets that roam the galaxy without a star to orbit.
  • Squidward appears in more episodes of Spongebob Squarepants than Patrick.
  • If you're doing CPR correctly, you will probably break a few of the victim's ribs.
  • Sugar does not make children hyperactive, it's only the parents who think they are because they expect them to become hyper when they really aren't, therefore the parents think the state the children are in is actually a hyperactive state when it actually isn't.
  • The X in Xmas comes from the Greek letter Chi, the first letter of the Greek word Χριστός (Kristos), "Christ".
  • Humans can regrow finger tips.
  • Kim Jong Il does not have one officially recognized date of birth.
  • The highest recorded temperature on Earth was 136°F (57.8°C) in 1922 in Aziziya, Libya.
  • The term "Caesar salad" actually has nothing to do with Julius Caesar. The salad is named after its inventor, Caesar Cardini.
  • Big Ben is the bell not the clock tower.
  • Chocolate milk was originally sold as medicine in Europe.
  • the N64 had a Disk Drive. But it was only released in Japan. Called the Nintendo 64DD, DD standing for "disk drive."
  • The Nokia 3310 survived nuclear meltdowns.
  • "Speet" is a word. It's a verb, it means "to stab".

4 comments:

  1. Lots of info there! I read about halfway down and started reading them out loud to my family. Did you guys know... lol :)

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  2. Thanks a lot guys! I appreciate the support!

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