Monday, 6 January 2014
Studies show that if a cat falls off
the seventh floor of a building, it
has about thirty percent less chance of surviving than a cat that falls off the twentieth floor. It supposedly takes about eight floors for the cat to realise what is occurring, relax and correct itself.
Emus and kangaroos cannot walk
backwards, and are on the
Australian coat of arms for that
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo. (Wrong target)
More people are killed annually by
donkeys than die in aircrashes.
Certain frogs can be frozen solid,
then thawed, and survive.
Cat's urine glows under a black
A shark can detect one part of
blood in 100 million parts of water.
A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
To escape the grip of a crocodile's
jaws, push your thumbs into its
eyeballs - it will let you go instantly.
If you toss a penny 10000 times, it
will not be heads 5000 times,but
more like 4950. The heads picture
weighs more, so it ends up on the
Babies are born without kneecaps.
They don't appear until the child
reaches 2-6 years of age.
The 3 most valuable brand names
on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and
Budweiser, in that order.
Coca Cola was originally green.
40% of McDonald's profits come
from the sales of Happy Meals.
Every person has a unique tongue
The most common name in the
world is Mohammed.
Intelligent people have more zinc
and copper in their hair.
The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 years old and lived in China in 1910.
The youngest Pope was 11 years
Einstein couldn't speak fluently
when he was nine. His parents
thought he might be retarded.
Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time. Genius
Sherlock Holmes never said
"Elementary, my dear Watson".
In "Casablanca", Humphrey Bogart
never said "Play it again, Sam".
In the TV series I Love Lucy, Ricki
Ricardo never actually said "Lucy
you have some 'splaining to do"
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time:
1/100th of a second. I bet you did'nt know.
Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."
First novel ever written on a
typewriter was 'Tom Sawyer'