Fun (and most likely useless) Stuff!

Heres for FUN!

Fun Facts:

  • Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.
  • Sound travels about 4 times faster in water than in air.
  • Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year!
  • A typical full-time worker in the US with a four-year college degree earns about $50,000. This is 62% more than a worker with only a high-school diploma.
  • The largest toy distributor in the world is McDonald's.
  • The Hubble Space Telescope weighs 12 tons (10,896 kilograms), is 43 feet (13.1 meters) long, and cost $2.1 billion to originally build.
  • The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can live an entire lifetime.
  • Snakes are true carnivorous because they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.
  • A pipe organ was the loudest sound that could be made in the year 1600.
  • In 32 years there are about 1 billion seconds!
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • The parachute was invented by DiVinci in 1515.
  • In 1960, the ratio of the average Fortune 500 CEO's pay to the US president's salary was 2-to-1. Today, this ratio is around 30-to-1.
  • Skylab, the first American space station, fell to the earth in thousands of pieces in 1979. Thankfully most over the ocean.
  • American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class.
  • On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.
  • No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
  • You will now attempt the above to see if it is true, fail, then laugh at yourself or are thinking, "huh, thats strange"
  • Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
  • It is possible to lead a cow upstairs…but not downstairs.
  • Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
  • The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is the letter “J”.

Well. Those are some… interesting facts…

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