Funny and Interesting Facts – don’t you know?

Here are a few facts that can be used as great conversation-starters in the office, or at your next social function.  Did you know…?

  • In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.
  • Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
  • It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
  • A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
  • A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball of rubber. A ball of solid steel will bounce higher than one made entirely of glass.
  • A person can live without food for about a month, but only about a week without water. If the amount of water in your body is reduced by just 1%, you’ll feel thirsty and if it’s reduced by 10%, you’ll die.
  • The average person laughs 10 times a day!
  • More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
  • Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
  • A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.
  • Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.
  • Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.
  • Skunks can accurately spray their smelly fluid as far as ten feet.
  • Sloths take two weeks to digest their food.
  • Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  • Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • The porpoise is second to man as the most intelligent animal on the planet. These two species are the only ones that have sex for pleasure.
  • Every person has a unique tongue print as well as fingerprints.
  • It is impossible to lick your elbow.


SOURCE:  Hundreds of funny and interesting facts can be found here: Laughter Hell


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