Thursday, October 28, 2010

Interesting Facts I

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

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

3. A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

4. Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.

5. Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.

(Is that why Flipper was always smiling?)

6. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

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

8. The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

(Did taxpayers pay for this research??)

9. Polar bears are left handed.

(Who knew....? Who cares? How'd they find out, did they ask them?)

10. The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.

(What can be so tasty on the bottom of the pond?)

11. The flea can jump 350 times its body length.

It's like a human jumping the length of a football field.

12. A cockroach will live nine days without it's head, before it starves to death.

13. The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.

14. Some lions mate over 50 times a day.

15. Butterflies taste with their feet.

16. An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.

(I know some people like that.)

17. Starfish don't have brains.

(I know some people like that too.)

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