Thursday, August 23, 2007



These facts are completely worthless but never less true. Now aren't you glad you have them to digest today, yeah, like you already knew them all.... Here ya go!....
Dirty snow melts faster than clean snow.
The side of a hammer is called a cheek.
Clouds fly higher during the day than at night.
50 million bacteria could be contained in single drop of liquid.
Koala means "no drink" in the Aborigine language.
Minnows have teeth in their throat.
A cubic mile of seawater contains 150 million tons of minerals.
The pressure at the Earth's center is 27,000 tons per square inch.
The only royal palace in the United States is in Honolulu.
A Tyrannosaurus Rex can yield about 450 gallons of gasoline.
The male angler fish permanently attaches himself to the female and becomes absorbed by her body.
Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel.
Louis Pasteur was a germophobe.
The average married woman in seventeenth-century America gave birth to thirteen children.
The hyena gives birth through its clitoris.
A pangram is a sentence that uses all the letters of the alphabet.
(Example: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.)
Fingernails are made of a protein called Keratin.
The pin in a door hinge is called a pintle.
If you should dispute any of these facts, show proof of error, and then comment below.

1 comment:

Bruce A. Bateman said...

A Pintle is also one half of the hinge on a boat's rudder. The other, connecting half is called the Gudgeon.

Neat stuff.

Thanks for the poetry over at saipnuvian. I'll use it as a quote with your permission, Glen.