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!


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

  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! :)