Saturday, January 14, 2012

Factoid Saturday

10 Interesting Facts

  1. Leonardo da Vinci was able to draw with one hand while writing with the other.
  2. Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.
  3. Anne Boleyn had six fingers on each hand.
  4. Mel Blanc [the voice of Bugs Bunny] was allergic to carrots.
  5. Pope John Paul the 2nd became a honorary Harlem Globetrotter in the year 2000.
  6. Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon with his left foot.
  7. The first owner of Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
  8. The average person in their life time will eat 60,000 pounds of food, the weight of approximately six elephants.
  9. 25% of the bones in your body are in your feet.  Also, Your ribs move about five million times a year.
  10. Most of the dust particles in your house are dead skin.

Another Tranche of 10 Interesting Factoids

  1. The average person laughs thirteen times a day. Are you average?
  2. Men are more likely to be struck by lightning than women.
  3. Amateur boxer Joe Flanagan named his two sons Bob and Weave.
  4. Drivers kill more deer than hunters.
  5. William Semple, a dentist, invented chewing gum to exercise the jaw.
  6. Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
  7. More people use blue toothbrushes than red.
  8. Everybody's tongue print is as unique as their finger print.
  9. A hardworking adult will sweat up to four gallons of water per day.
  10. Fingernails grow nearly four times faster than toenails.

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