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^^NICK^^ v.2.0
December 8th, 2003, 02:33 PM
Tell random facts that you know. The following facts i got from someone on the degrassi site:


I'm sure some of this has already been said but here are some more facts...
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. (Hardly seems worth it.)

If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb. (Now that's more like it!)

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet. (O.M.G.!)



A ****roach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death. (Creepy.)



Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour. (Do not try this at home...... maybe at work.)



The flea can jump 350 times its body length. It's like a human jumping the length of a football field.

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds. (What could be so tasty on the bottom of a pond?)


Butterflies taste with their feet. (Something I always wanted to know.)

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue. (Hmmmmmm........)

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people. (If you're ambidextrous, do you split the difference?)

Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump. (OK, so that would be a good thing....)

A cat's urine glows under a black light. (I wonder who was paid to figure that out?)

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain. (I know some people like that.)

Starfish have no brains. (I know some people like that too.)

Polar bears are left-handed. (If they switch, they'll live a lot longer.)

Shadow
December 8th, 2003, 02:36 PM
Umm I believe some of that stuff is inappropiate for younger audiences (and we do have some here).

latiosspud
December 8th, 2003, 02:42 PM
Umm I believe some of that stuff is inappropiate for younger audiences (and we do have some here).
Well they probably already know what it means so it wouldn't matter but I'm not apart of this so don't go flaming me.

Kairi
December 8th, 2003, 02:43 PM
Indeed, Ive gotten this thing in email too. *edits the bad stuff*

Spike Razzor
December 8th, 2003, 03:04 PM
A woman wearing something that covers up there beautiful figure is concidered "Ok", while another woman wearing a dress is concidered a "Sex symbol". Wierd...

A human living in a world of pollution, killing, hate ect live to about 80 years for wemon and 70 for men, while most of the great apes living wild and free live half of that. Wierd...

We can make money from paper and speacial oils, and change from minerals, yet we can't feed the hungry or help the homeless. We only care about how much money we make. Wierd...

Im still the sexiest guy on PC, j/k XD... Well, I have yet to see any other guys on PC so its pretty unknow. Wierd...

Frostweaver
December 8th, 2003, 03:20 PM
a mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night

pain travels faster than 300 feet per second

a jellyfish is 95% water, while a tentacool is 99% water...

a toad catches 10,000 insects a year, yet we still have so many pest invasions

Human is stupid
(prove: it is IMPOSSIBLE to lick your elbow without dislocating some part of your body, and it is proven that 75% of the people who read this statement will try immediately)

the average bed is home to over 5 million dust mites

pelican has no nostrils

the world's record for continous pogo stick jumping is 41 hours

snow leopards cannot hear anything

venice (in italy) is slowly sinking

Baby rattlesnakes are born without rattles

A giant squid's eye is as big as a basketball

the average person speaks 5k words a day

a new born koala is the size of a jellybean

female grizzlies sleep through birth during hibernation

honey is the only food that never gets spoiled

Pandas only digest 20% of what they eat

the fear to go to bed: "chinophobia"

the human brain is 74% water

a lion's roar can be heard up to 5 miles away

"Mona Lisa" painting has no eyebrows

a hedgehog's spines will cushion its fall from trees

a sneeze travels at over 99 miles an hour

mosquito: responsible for the most human deaths worldwide (still holds true now)

the goliath beetle weighs more than 8 mice

rats can swim for half a mile without resting

fingernails grow 4x faster than your toenails

a shrimp's heart is in its head

vampire bats can walk, run and jump

bones are 75% water

queen honey bees will lay 3000 eggs a day

snakes exist on all continents except antarctica

Spike Razzor
December 8th, 2003, 03:39 PM
a mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night

pain travels faster than 300 feet per second

a jellyfish is 95% water, while a tentacool is 99% water...

a toad catches 10,000 insects a year, yet we still have so many pest invasions

Human is stupid
(prove: it is IMPOSSIBLE to lick your elbow without dislocating some part of your body, and it is proven that 75% of the people who read this statement will try immediately)

the average bed is home to over 5 million dust mites

pelican has no nostrils

the world's record for continous pogo stick jumping is 41 hours

snow leopards cannot hear anything

venice (in italy) is slowly sinking

Baby rattlesnakes are born without rattles

A giant squid's eye is as big as a basketball

the average person speaks 5k words a day

a new born koala is the size of a jellybean

female grizzlies sleep through birth during hibernation

honey is the only food that never gets spoiled

Pandas only digest 20% of what they eat

the fear to go to bed: "chinophobia"

the human brain is 74% water

a lion's roar can be heard up to 5 miles away

"Mona Lisa" painting has no eyebrows

a hedgehog's spines will cushion its fall from trees

a sneeze travels at over 99 miles an hour

mosquito: responsible for the most human deaths worldwide (still holds true now)

the goliath beetle weighs more than 8 mice

rats can swim for half a mile without resting

fingernails grow 4x faster than your toenails

a shrimp's heart is in its head

vampire bats can walk, run and jump

bones are 75% water

queen honey bees will lay 3000 eggs a day

snakes exist on all continents except antarctica
I swear someone said everything you just posted on another forum.

Frostweaver
December 8th, 2003, 03:41 PM
err... it comes from my agenda ^_^;
And who knows where that list comes from... maybe it's posted on the internet and etc...

DragonTrainer
December 8th, 2003, 06:20 PM
Hmm......

A normal kid eats 1,500 Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by high school

Though he wasn't blind, Edison preferred Braille to reading

It is estimated that about 1/2 to 5 million plants an animals are yet to be discovered

A white shark is always hungry, no matter how uch it eats

Women blink nearly twice as much as men

More people die from bees than shark attacks

In fire deaths, smoke is what usually kills the victim, not the fire

Texas is the only state that can hold their flag up as high as the country's flag

Dogs can only see in black and white

The bible is the most abundant book in the world

Frostweaver
December 8th, 2003, 06:27 PM
heh.. I know about the bible one. Those book selling rating contests don't include the bible in it as the bible always wins those contests if it participated.

There's a LOT more than just a mere 5 million organisms to be discovered... According to the tree of life theory, we only know rougly about 10% of all organisms known today... God is certainly creative to make all those organisms.

And even more people dies from mosquitoes than bees ^_^;

Iceland has grass and it's not even affected by permafrost. Greenland is almost always covered in snow, and suffers from permafrost all year around. Ironic isn't it...

DragonTrainer
December 8th, 2003, 06:31 PM
About Iceland.....

Iceland is a really great island, but when vikings found it, they didn't want everyne to go there(How greedy), so they named it iceland to lure everyone away from it

latiosspud
December 8th, 2003, 06:33 PM
About Iceland.....

Iceland is a really great island, but when vikings found it, they didn't want everyne to go there(How greedy), so they named it iceland to lure everyone away from it
Everyone is greedy in a way, even you and me. Anyways, there were also smart by doing that.

Kayleigh
December 9th, 2003, 12:19 PM
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people. (If you're ambidextrous, do you split the difference?)

NOOOOO!!!!!! I'm left-handed. T_T Darn.

^^NICK^^ v.2.0
December 9th, 2003, 12:39 PM
Well, that doesn't say when exactly at what age lefties die. You could die at 100. -0_0-

Kairi
December 9th, 2003, 12:50 PM
NOOOOO!!!!!! I'm left-handed. T_T Darn.
but lefties have more fun during their slightly shorter life! ;p So thatsgood. O.o;

Frostweaver
December 9th, 2003, 03:00 PM
err... it's not like there's that much of a difference in terms of what you can do between 80 and 90... so I don't see what's the threat for our fellow lefties.

Does it say anything about people who can't hold a pencil correctly? I hope those people won't live an even shorter live than lefties...

(Lefties? Righties?
... Vysage...? Vysage Card for Triple Triad?)

Geometric-sama
December 9th, 2003, 03:41 PM
I'm sure that it's nothing to do with whether you *are* a lefty or not. It's probably just statistical. After all, 23% of people are lefties so if you analyze the length of people's lives, you're sure to get more long lives in the 77% that are righties.

John Denver
December 9th, 2003, 06:51 PM
If 1 man dies in a war it's considered a casualty, if a million men die, it's considered a statistic..

wierd..

BOO ya!

Frostweaver
December 9th, 2003, 07:33 PM
If 1 man dies in a war it's considered a casualty, if a million men die, it's considered a statistic..

wierd..

BOO ya!

err... isn't the saying suppose to be "one death is a tragedy. One million death is a statistic?" Unless we're talking about two very similar but different quote. I got mine from Stalin... and it makes quite a lot of sense o.O;

Kayleigh
December 11th, 2003, 08:39 AM
…but lefties have more fun during their slightly shorter life! ;p So that’s…good. O.o;
Lol, are you just copying the 'Blondes have more fun!' saying? XD Anyways, I feel a little better now. >.>; I hope those stories are true! *cancels all her plans for her funeral*

Iveechan
December 11th, 2003, 11:13 AM
Actually, DragonTrainer, dogs can see in a few shades of other colors, just not that vibrant.

Opossom can't carry rabies thanks to a slightly lower body temperature from other mammals

Calico cats only come in female

Opossom are North America's only marsupial

The "wild" mustang of the americas are actually feral and were a result of escaping/being stolen from spanish colonists

Guinea pigs are born fully developed and can eat solid food right away

The polar bear's fur is not white but see-through

Bees are deaf

Termites don't digest wood, it is actually an organism living in their bodies that does it

Hippos are more likely to attack humans than crocodiles

In hyenas, the females are dominant and her sex organ is similar to that of a male's

In wolf packs, only the alpha male and female can reproduce

A mule is a sterile offspring of a mother horse and a father donkey while a hinny (sp?) is the sterile offspring of a mother donkey and father horse. The mule usually inherits the horse's size with the donkey's tremendous strength while a hinny usually inherits the donkey's size and the horse's average strength

Mules can take a leap standing in place, unlike horses who need a running start

Pink river dolphins of South America have flexible bodies which can bend and have alsmot no dorsal fin. This is so they can navigate rivers more easily

punkie90
December 11th, 2003, 04:10 PM
I got one!..o r a few lol!

Debra Winger was the voice of E.T.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a years supply of footballs.

Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola and Budweiser, in that order.

It's possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms of their hands.

Ten percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.

The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet.

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

Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.

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

The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of yore when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the "American Pie." (Thus the name of the Don McLean song.)

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history. Spades - King David Clubs - Alexander the Great Hearts - Charlemagne Diamonds- Julius Caesar

Iveechan
December 11th, 2003, 04:14 PM
I should rephrase my wolf pack fact, only the alpha male and female are ALLOWED to reproduce

Earthworms are hermaphrodites meaning they are both male and female at the same time

Only female mosquitoes drink blood; the males are the much bigger ones that look like flying spiders (and scare the heck out of me ;D)

There is only one variety of platypus

Vultures are the only vertebrates whose entire diet consists of only already dead meals

A an owl's ears are located asymmetrically (if I spelled that right)

latiosspud
December 11th, 2003, 04:16 PM
I got one!..o r a few lol!

Debra Winger was the voice of E.T.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a years supply of footballs.

Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola and Budweiser, in that order.

It's possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms of their hands.

Ten percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.

The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet.

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

Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.

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

The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of yore when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the "American Pie." (Thus the name of the Don McLean song.)

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history. Spades - King David Clubs - Alexander the Great Hearts - Charlemagne Diamonds- Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar was never a king, he was only a dictator who refused the crown many times.

Spike Razzor
December 11th, 2003, 04:16 PM
Narwale doesn't have an "H" in it like other whales, but poeple use wither one.

Narwales are the only horned whales.

Baluga whales are the only whales that can move there heads without turning there whole body, slighly around 30 degree's I think.

A king snake isn't vemomous, but eats other snakes that are.

A sea snake is the most venomous snake on the planet.

Roxas
December 11th, 2003, 04:22 PM
i dont have alot, but what the heck...

at least 2 times in a a persons lifetime, a spider crawls in there mouth when the person is asleep.*throughs up*

George Washington was not realy the first president of the united states.

umm...thats all i got :laugh: . but i'll get more later.

Spike Razzor
December 11th, 2003, 04:22 PM
Earthworms are hermaphrodites meaning they are both male and female at the same time
Same with snails, yet they still need other snails cause they can't breed with themselves.

In the 50's ect, woman were suppose to study being a wife in school. They had to clean everything in the house, watch kids, and pretend to be happy when there husband comes home, not complain about her day, and listen to everything he has to say right away... Sexiest...

Iveechan
December 11th, 2003, 10:45 PM
You meant sexist, right? ;)

On a cold day, a gorilla may eat its own dung... a nice hot meal ^_^

Speaking of which, it is neccessary for baby guinea pigs to eat their mother's droppings

The large ears of a jack rabbit are so it can rid itself of heat better in the hot desert

Lippozan (sp?) horses are born black but turn white as they age. On occassion a Lippozan will never lose its infant coloring and remain black to adulthood.

A koala doesn't need to drink, they get all of the moisture they need from leaves.

Everytime somebody spams, an angel loses its wings :*(

A baby can hear outside noises while still in its mother's womb

Cheetah are the only felines who can't retract their claws

The AKC (American Kennel Club) is the only kennel club in the world in which ear cropping on dogs is encouraged... it's illegal in other countries

The origin of a poodle's weird hair cut is so it could swim better when retrieving game... now people thinks it's because it's fashionable :P

A bull charges at an object not because it is red, but because it is moving

In a lion pride, the females do all of the hunting but the male gets first dibs on the prey

Men are more likely to be colorblind than women

Spike Razzor
December 12th, 2003, 04:06 AM
You meant sexist, right? ;)

In a lion pride, the females do all of the hunting but the male gets first dibs on the preyOops, yeah thats whatvI meant 8B.

Not really true, males take down big prey if thats what there after. Either than that they don't do much =\.

Hyenas don't just eat scraps or old dead animals like everyone thinks. They hunt just like lions do, infact if anything lions often steal there kills when there out numbered.

Iveechan
December 12th, 2003, 01:23 PM
The male's main duty is to father all of the pride's cubs and fight off other male lion intruder's. He is bigger and heavier than the female, but his floofy mane makes him easier to spot by prey.

Hyenas can digest bone.

Ok, that's all I got...

Greed
December 12th, 2003, 07:46 PM
After September 11, the Pentagon tried to incite terrorists to act, in hopes of catching them in the act!!!!

The Bayer Company may be best known for aspirin, but they also developed another wonder drug: Heroin.

You can send a letter without postage by simply listing the recipient on the return address instead of yourself. The post office will then "return" the letter for lack of postage.

Hitler's blood relatives are living in the U.S.

The United States planned to explode an atomic bomb on the moon.

84 percent of women believe in God, compared with 73 percent of men.

91 percent of African Americans believe in God, compared with 81 percent of Hispanics and 78 percent of whites.

87 percent of Republicans believe in God, compared with

78 percent of Democrats and 75 percent of Independents.

82 percent of those with no college education believe in God, compared with 73 percent who went to college.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

Alfred Hitch**** didn't have a bellybutton.

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 seven ( 7 ) per cent of the population are lefties.

40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.

Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 yrs. old.

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.

Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than the rest of the day.

Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.

The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.

The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it's head are the rabbit and the parrot.

John Travolta turned down the starring roles in "An Officer and a Gentleman" and "Tootsie."

Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.

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. They are reused in vein transplant surgery

Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were 7th cousins

If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green




I got all this by emails and stuffy ^-^; EWWW!! Gorillas eat their own crap?!?! Yech! That's disgusting!!! >_<;; Ewww!

P.S. The censored in the Alfred Hitch**** thingy, its not a bad word, it's cus his last name is weird, that's all.. O_o;

*gets killed by gorillas*

Roxas
December 12th, 2003, 07:50 PM
:laugh: gorillas eat their own crap!!holy crap, dude! that too funny :laugh:

P.S. that remindes me of an episode of "Who's Line is it Anyway?" when they were pretending to do infomercials about people with hairy arms, and one of them said: "Are you tired of people handing you bannanas, mistaking you for a chim?" :laugh: . i busted out laughing when he said that!

punkie90
December 13th, 2003, 06:15 AM
Ya, I get extra credit points added to my final exam in social studies If I bring in random facts! Lucky me!

Shining Arcanine
December 13th, 2003, 07:51 AM
Does anyone know that:

Milk is an acid.

punkie90
December 13th, 2003, 08:17 AM
Hey, DId you know you had to be double jointed in your neck arm elbow to lik your elbow!

Frostweaver
December 13th, 2003, 11:39 AM
Pour in coka cola to wash your toilet now! It is proven that the highly acidic coka cola pop can wash your toilet faster and better than anything else. It is so acidic that the dirt will be eaten away by it (and sometimes even the pipelines itself). I wonder why we drink toilet washing materials...

Iveechan
December 14th, 2003, 09:43 AM
Milk is an acid? I thought it was a base.

That thing about rabbits and parrots seeing behind themselves, I think that just about all prey animals can see behind themselves w/o moving their heads. It's because the eyes are placed on the side of the head so they can spot predators better.

On the opposite end, predatory animals, like humans and cats, have eyes on the front of their faces for more of that... front vision (it begins with a "p", but I can't spell it o___O).

In some dogs, the dew claw is removed so it won't get snagged on anything.

When you look at a red object, it is actually reflecting red and absorbing the other colors of the spectrum.

When you drink milk, it gets churned into a cheese-like subtance in your stomach (this grossed me out in 7th grade science class, especially since I like cheese).

The hollow-feeling pumice rock is formed from lava drying in mid-air.

An ostrich's eyes are bigger than its brain.

The blue whale is the largest animal today.

Hitler was a painter prior to becoming a dictator.

Before he painted modern art, Pablo Picasso created "realistic" paintings.

Walt Disney's "Song of the South" was banned because it was accused of being racist.

Starfish eat sponges... Spongebob better watch out for Patrick!

Rabbits have no paw pads.