Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Little Known (Mostly Useless) Trivia Information

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The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for Blood plasma.
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Many people burn more calories sleeping than they do watching television.
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Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are twenty (20) years of age or older.
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The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.
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The King of Hearts is the only king WITHOUT A MOUSTACHE
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American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one (1) olive from each salad served in first-class.
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Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
(Since Venus is normally associated with women, what does this tell you?)
(That women are going the 'right' direction...?)
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Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning . (It's the sugar)
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Most dust particles in your house are made from DEAD SKIN !
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The first owner (Philip Morris) of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
So did 3hree men who appeared in Marlboro advertisements - Wayne McLaren, David McLean, and Dick Hammer.
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Walt Disney was afraid OF MICE!
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Pearls dissolve in vinegar
(A pearl is mostly calcium carbonate, which is susceptible to even a weak acid solution)
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It is possible to lead a cow upstairs... but, not downstairs because of how cows knees bend.
(A cow produces on average 30lbs of urine and 65lbs of feces daily)
(They also can produce up to 64 quarts of milk a day)
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Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least six (6) feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
(I keep my toothbrush in the living room now !)
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Turtles can breathe through their butts.
(I know some people like that, don't YOU ?)
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