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PostSubject: Random Facts   Sat Nov 15, 2008 9:09 am

Post whatever random facts you can find here.

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do

If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

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

On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year

People who drink coffee are less likely to commit suicide than people who donít.

That's my contribution for now...

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PostSubject: Re: Random Facts   Sat Nov 15, 2008 10:13 am

If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.

The numbers '172' can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.

President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.

In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.

Odontophobia is the fear of teeth.

The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.

In the early days of the telephone, operators would pick up a call and use the phrase, "Well, are you there?". It wasn't until 1895 that someone suggested answering the phone with the phrase "number please?"

The surface area of an average-sized brick is 79 cm squared.

According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favored day for self-destruction.

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PostSubject: Re: Random Facts   Sat Nov 15, 2008 1:31 pm

Antidisestablishmentarianism has 12 syllables.

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PostSubject: Re: Random Facts   Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:43 am

ummm more people die from soda machines each year then they do from sharks. NExt time u are getting soda, be scared, very scared

i like skittles
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PostSubject: Re: Random Facts   Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:23 pm

I love threads like this. Here we go.

On the Ark in Raiders of the lost Ark R2-D2 and C3-P0 were part of the glyphs

there's an extra leg in the original sculpture of the flag raising at Iwo Jima.

The nine-banded armadillo always has a litter of four genetically identical offspring. It is the only mammal that does this

a dime has 118 ridges around the edge

Male platypus have poisonous spurs on their back legs

Steven Seagull is the ONLY American Master of Akito- a defensive form of martial arts. He is also referred to as "The Baddest White Guy In The World." He was called this after he was put in a ring with 25 other people and he was the last man standing.

Cows can walk upstairs, but can't walk down.

The Russian Calendar is about 13 days behind our calendar.

You are 80% less likely to die from a meteor landing on your head if you wear a bicycle helmet all day.

You must remove the stomach before rendering animals down to make soap. If not the stomach acids will remain in the soap thus causing burns.

it takes 3500 calories to make one pound of body fat (or it takes a lack of 3500 calories to lose one pound as well

On Leave It To Beaver, the Beaver's locker number was 214.
Wally's was 9.

In the movie Forrest Gump, though it was never spoken, Jenny's last name was Curran. (It was printed on the back of an envelope that Forrest mailed to Jenny while he was in Vietnam and on the letters that are returned to him in the hospital.)

in all of George Lucases movies, there is a THX and a 1138 somewhere, even his non-Star Wars films.

The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone

Whenever flipping a penny, call heads. The face of Lincon is on both sides.

dogs and bees can smell fear
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