Did you know fun facts


  1. An adult human brain is about 2% of total body weight.
  2. There is a road in Japan that plays a song as you drive over it.
  3. Butterflies taste with there feet.
  4. Did you know that 35% of people who use dating sites are already married?
  5. Humans cannot taste without saliva.
  6. There are 10 human body parts that are only 3 letters long (eye, hip, arm, leg, ear, toe, jaw, rib, lip, gum.
  7. Suicide ranks third as a cause of death among young (15-24) Americans (American Association of Suicidology)
  8. The Ringtail was names Arizona’s State Mammal in 1986.
  9. Arizona supplies about 65% of the Nations copper.
  10. They made the famous “Mr. Ed” talk with peanut butter.
  11. The Statue of Liberty weights 225 tons, that is 450,000 lbs.
  12. A kitchen sponge is 200,000 times dirtier than a toilet seat. (OMG is all I could think)
  13. A dishcloth is 20,000 times dirtier.
  14. Scorpions can have as many as twelve eyes.
  15. Eye’s of Chameleons move separately therefore they can see what’s coming from either side without moving their head.
  16. Pain occurs when sounds are above 130 db
  17. Did you know that if you keep your eyes open by force when you sneeze, you might pop an eyeball out.
  18. Did you know that if you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
  19. Did you know that people say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you sneeze,your heart stops for a mili-second.
  20. Did you know that men tend to dream more about other men. Around 70% of the characters in a man’s dream are other men. On the other hand, a woman’s dream contains almost an equal number of men and women. Aside from that, men generally have more aggressive emotions in their dreams than the female lot.
  21. Did you know that on average you can dream anywhere from one or two hours every night.
  22. Did you know that most common emotion experienced in dreams is anxiety. Negative emotions are more common than positive ones.
  23. Did you know that our mind is not inventing faces – in our dreams we see real faces of real people that we have seen during our life but may not know or remember.
  24. Did you know People who became blind after birth can see images in their dreams. People who are born blind do not see any images, but have dreams equally vivid involving their other senses of sound, smell, touch and emotion.
  25. Did you know that Bruce Lee was so fast that they had to slow the film down so you could see his movies.  They have to speed it up for normal actors and actresses.
  26. Did you know that rats multiply so rapidly that two rats could have over a million descendants within a year and a half.
  27. Did you know that the bacteria in your ear can increase by 700 times just from wearing headphones for an hour.
  28. Did you know that in a study of 200,000 ostriches it has never been proved that they bury there heads in the sand.
  29. Did you know that horses and rats cannot vomit?
  30. Did you know that every year an average of 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens?
  31. Did you know that it is physically impossible for you to lick your elbow? Go ahead try it…
  32. Did you know that your nose and ears will grow for the rest of your life but your eyes are the same size from birth.
  33. Did you know that on an average Americans eat 18 acres of pizza in a single day.
  34. Did you know that the electric chair was invented by a Dentist.  Now I could have done without knowing that…
  35. Did you know that when glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour.
  36. Did you know that a normal person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a Few weeks.
  37. Did you know that if you were attacked by 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, your body would be completely drained of blood.
  38. Did you know that sharks can live up to 100 years old.
  39. Did you know that a cat’s urine will glow under a black light.
  40. Did you know that many fish can change their sex during their lives and other deep-sea fish are known to have both male and female sex organs.
  41. Did you know that rabbits and parrots are the only two animals that can see behind themselves without turning there heads.
  42. Did you know that an elephant tooth can weight as much as 9 pounds.
  43. Did you know that an owl can rotate it’s head 170 degrees.
  44. Did you know that air rushes out of your nose at a rate of 100 miles per hour when you sneeze.
  45. Did you know that a camels hump is not used to store water it stores fat.  Camels drink about 20 gallons of water which is stored into the camels bloodstream.
  46. In 1938, Time Magazine chose Adolf Hitler for man of the year.
  47. Scientists are worried how radiation may be affecting humans after a recent finding of mutant butterflies in Japan with abnormal legs, eyes and wings among other things caused by radiation from the Fukushima nuclear accident which was triggered by a major tsunami in March 2011.
  48. Did you know a full grown giraffe has 7 vertebrae just like a human.
  49. Thomas Edison had 1000 patents.
  50. The Olive Wright got hit in the face before he tried to go to college and lost his self confidences and two teeth.

I’ll keep adding to this as I find things of interest

http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/camel.html

http://www.wonderfulinfo.com/facts/strange.php

http://www.city-data.com/forum/other-topics/186484-42-odd-facts-you-may-not.html#b

http://www.boredpanda.com/15-interesting-facts-about-dreams-dreaming/

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