Funny Facts
Shilpa • onDid You Know 11 years ago • 3 min read
  • Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world?

  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

  • When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites.

  • The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

  • Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.

  • On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

  • The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.

  • "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

  • The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.

  • It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

  • Feb 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

  • You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

  • Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

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

  • Cat's urine glows under a black light.

  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

  • In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

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

  • Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.

  • The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

  • The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

  • Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

  • One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers...they saw it as competition.

  • You know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.

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

  • There are 2 credit cards for every person in the US.

  • The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."

  • 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.

  • Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.

  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

  • In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

  • 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.

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  • Guest 11 years ago
    Really interesting facts though some of them seem to be a bit far out. I had a good time reading them and I will surely remember a few.