October 2010

October 31, 2010

Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 30, 2010

Every person has a unique tongue print.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 29, 2010

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

[Source: http://www.tealdragon.net]

October 28, 2010

Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

[Source: http://www.tealdragon.net]

October 27, 2010

There are only thirteen blimps in the world. Nine of them are in the United States.

[Source: http://www.tealdragon.net]

October 26, 2010

The term “the whole 9 yards” came from WWII fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got “the whole 9 yards.”

[Source: http://www.tealdragon.net]

October 25, 2010

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

[Source: http://www.tealdragon.net]

October 24, 2010

Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 23, 2010

Owls are one of the only birds who can see the colour blue.

[Source: http://www.tealdragon.net/

October 22, 2010

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

[Source: http://www.tealdragon.net/

October 21, 2010

Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.

[Source: http://www.tealdragon.net]

October 20, 2010

The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 19, 2010

Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 18, 2010

You’re born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 17, 2010

You’re more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 16, 2010

Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 15, 2010

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

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 14, 2010

The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 13, 2010

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 12, 2010

Ivory bar soap floating was a mistake. They had been overmixing the soap formula causing excess air bubbles that made it float. Customers wrote and told how much they loved that it floated, and it has floated ever since.

[Source: www.tealdragon.net]

October 11, 2010

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 10, 2010

The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; ‘7’ was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. ‘UP’ indicated the direction of the bubbles.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 9, 2010

Because radio waves travel at 186,000 miles per second and sound waves saunter at 700 miles per hour, a broadcast voice can be heard sooner 13,000 miles away than it can be heard at the back of the room in which it originated.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 8, 2010

The X’s that people sometimes put at the end of letters or notes to mean a kiss, actually started back in the 1000’s when Lords would sign their names at the end of documents to other important people. It was originally a cross that they would kiss after signing to signify that they were faithful to God and their King. Over the years though, it slanted into the X.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 7, 2010

The tongue is the only body muscle that is attached from one end only.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 6, 2010

The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees. Elephants are the only mammals that can’t jump.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 5, 2010

No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 4, 2010

2,520 can be divided by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 without having a fractional leftover.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 3, 2010

There are more pyramids in Peru than in Egypt.

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 2, 2010

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

[Source: www.berro.com]

October 1, 2010

Some kinds of frogs can be frozen solid then thawed, and continue living.

[Source: www.berro.com]

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