Interesting But Useless

Posted by M ws On Saturday, February 25, 2012 0 comments
Hitler and Napoleon both had only one testicle.

Celery has negative calories. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

American poet Edgar Allan Poe was once thrown out of West Point Academy in 1831 after showing up for inspection stark naked.

A monkey's skull wrapped in leather and paper was used as a soccer ball in the very first World's Cup Soccer Championships in Uruguay.

Ants never sleep in their wholelife.

In 1386, a pig was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."

The term rule of thumb comes from the old English law that men couldn't beat their wives with anything wider than their thumb.

Less than one percent of people who entered Germany's Auschwitz concentration camp survived, after being liberated by the Russians in 1945.

A reward of $1,000 was offered for information leading to the capture and conviction of a man robbing taxi drivers. The man turned himself in and demanded the reward as a result. He received a 20 year sentence for aggravated robbery instead.

The "pound" key on your keyboard (#) is called an octotroph.

Elvis Presley's hip-wiggling started out as a stage fright. He was so nervous, that his legs would shake.

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

A man was arrested and charged with the robbery—of vending machines. The man posted bail, entirely in quarters.

TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

Tommy Lee Jones and Al Gore were freshman roommates at Harvard.

Abdul Kassam Ismael, Grand Vizier of Persia in the tenth century, carried his library with him wherever he went. Four hundred camels carried the 117,000 volumes.

Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula"

The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.

Experts at Intel say that microprocessor speed will double every 18 months for at least 10 years.

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