Thursday, May 6, 2010

Today's Trivia - Assorted

Are you ready to add some more interesting but useless information to your brain?

Let’s do it...


- You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

- Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.

- The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

- The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

- A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.

- Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

- The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA"

- Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

- Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

- The first owner of the Marlboro company died of lung cancer. (Irony at its best...)

- Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

- Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

- The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

- Every person has a unique tongue print.

- The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

- The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

- Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired."

- Most lipsticks contain fish scales. (Ack...)

- Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.

- If NASA sent birds into space they would soon die; they need gravity to swallow. (Interesting...)


Wasn't that fun? You are now loaded up with trivia that you will probably never use. Congratulations!


2 comments:

  1. Now to figure out how to bring that trivia into the conversation today :)

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  2. Ha ha...that's true crafty gardener. I have so many trivia in my brain, I expect it will start falling out of my ears soon! :)

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