I was browsing the net and I came across I site with a bunch of weird facts... my personal favorites (weirdest) are in bold:
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again! Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!
Most lipstick contains fish scales!
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows!
Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight! The most used letter in the English alphabet is 'E', and 'Q' is the least used!
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times!
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!
The state of Florida is bigger than England!
The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!
You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206! A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate. An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.
Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them. Both Hitler and Napoleon were missing one testicle. George Washington grew marijuana in his garden. It is illegal to be a prostitute in Siena, Italy, if your name is Mary. John Wilkes Booth's brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln's son.
More money is printed daily for the Monopoly game than by the U.S. Treasury.
Of the six men who made up the Three Stooges, three of them were real brothers (Moe, Curly and Shemp.)
The bat on the Bacardi symbol is there because the soil where the sugar cane grows is fertile from the excessive guano (bat droppings.)
The cigarette lighter was invented before the match. The Nobel Prize resulted from a late change in the will of Alfred Nobel, who did not want to be remembered after his death as a propagator of violence - he invented dynamite.
The NY phone book had 22 Hitlers before WWII. The NY phone book had 0 Hitlers after WWII.
There is no mention of Adam and Eve eating an apple in the Bible.
Walt Disney named Mickey Mouse after Mickey Rooney, whose mother he dated for some time.
While performing her duties as queen, Cleopatra sometimes wore a fake beard. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Dr. Duran Duran wrote:Apples are more efficient than coffee to keep you up in the morning. That I am going to have to try. Though I wonder how smelling bananas will help you lose weight?
Maybe it tricks your mind into thinking that you are eating it, but you are only smelling it. So therefore your stomach would get full, but you wouldn't be putting any food in your belly so you wouldn't gain any weight.