Thursday, May 13, 2010

wonderfully random knowledge.

Every year approximately 2,500 left-handed people are killed by using object or machinery designed for right-handed people.
  • A bee can smell with its knees.
  • Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  • The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
  • Ants do not sleep.
  • Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
  • The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
  • It’s estimated that at any one time around 0.7% of the world’s population is drunk.
  • Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades = David ; Clubs = Alexander the Great ; Hearts = Charlemagne ; Diamonds = Caesar.
  • If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.
  • Polar bears are left-handed.
  • The brain continues sending electrical wave signals for 37 hours after death.
  • The human heart produces enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet.
  • Between 1902 and 1907, the same tiger killed 434 people in India.
  • Human hair is almost indestructible, only fire can destroy it.
  • via yerawizardharry.

1 comment:

  1. This made me smile. Such a cute and interesting post!