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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Amazing Facts



  • In the weightlessness of space a frozen pea will explode if it comes in contact with Pepsi.
           
  • The increased electricity used by modern appliance parts is causing a shift in the Earth's magnetic field. By the year 2327, the North Pole will be located in mid-Kansas, while the South Pole will be just off the coast of East Africa.
           
  • The idea for "tribbles" in "Star Trek" came from gerbils, since some gerbils are actually born pregnant.
            
  • Male rhesus monkeys often hang from tree branches by their amazing prehensile penises.
             
  • Johnny Plessey batted .331 for the Cleveland Spiders in 1891, even though he spent the entire season batting with a rolled-up, lacquered copy of the Toledo Post-Dispatch.
           
  • Smearing a small amount of dog feces on an insect bite will relieve the itching and swelling.
           
  • The Boeing 747 is capable of flying upside-down if it weren't for the fact that the wings would shear off when trying to roll it over.
             
  • The trucking company Elvis Presley worked at as a young man was owned by Frank Sinatra.
          
  • The only golf course on the island of Tonga has 15 holes, and there's no penalty if a monkey steals your golf ball.
             
  • Legislation passed during WWI making it illegal to say "gesundheit" to a sneezer was never repealed.
            
  • Manatees possess vocal chords which give them the ability to speak like humans, but don't do so because they have no ears with which to hear the sound.
             
  • SCUBA divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below.
            
  • Catfish are the only animals that naturally have an ODD number of whiskers.
            
  • Replying more than 100 times to the same piece of spam e-mail will overwhelm the sender's system and interfere with their ability to send any more spam.

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