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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Random Facts vol. 2

Dont you love information you will never use:)?

Charlie Brown's father was a barber.

Flying from London to New York by Concord, due to the time zones crossed, you can arrive 2 hours before you leave.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet (2 m) away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

A lion's roar can be heard from five miles away.

The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; "7" was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. "UP" indicated the direction of the bubbles.

Canadian researchers have found that Einstein's brain was 15% wider than normal.

The average person spends about 2 years on the phone in a lifetime.

The fist product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum.

The largest number of children born to one woman is recorded at 69. From 1725-1765, a Russian peasant woman gave birth to 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.

Beatrix Potter created the first of her legendary "Peter Rabbit" children's stories in 1902.

In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.

The word "nerd" was first coined by Dr. Seuss in "If I Ran the Zoo."

A 41-gun salute is the traditional salute to a royal birth in Great Britain.

The bagpipe was originally made from the whole skin of a dead sheep.

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  3. I love random facts, they always make me laugh :D

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  4. Pretty interesting stuff. Random facts ftw.

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  6. It's hard to find 7-Up anywhere, I miss it. Remember that one game for dreamcast where you played as the 7-Up dot thingy? That was the shit.

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  7. This is relevant to my interests. Seeing as i drink pop and like the number 7.

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  11. Those are some really curious facts, thanks for the read.

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  12. that's something I definitely have to try!

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