Really Odd Things You Might Want To Know

on 09.22.2010

-In Kentucky, 50 percent of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.
-Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during W.W.I.
-Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded.
-In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are autos.
-About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.
-You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather.
-An average person laughs about 15 times a day.
-Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
-Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.

-The average person is about 1/4 of an inch taller at night.

-A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600mph.

-The condom, made originally of linen, was invented in the early 1500's. Until about 1930, they were regularly re-used!
-The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
-A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee.
-The Neanderthal' s brain was bigger than the modern human.

-Donald Duck comics were banned in , Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

-The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.

-In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones-- Bhutan.
-Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.
-Woman's hearts beat faster than man's.
-Pollsters say that 40 percent of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets.
-Bubble gum contains rubber.
-Every person has a unique tongue print.

-You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog.

-Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star.

 -The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.

-Even if you cut off a cockroach's head, it can live for several weeks.
-Most American car horns honk in the key of F.
-Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head.
-The world population of chickens is about equal to the number of people.

-In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.

-A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.

-About 70 percent of Americans who go to college do it just to make more money.
-It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.
-Some toothpaste's contain antifreeze.
-Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.
-Millie the White House dog earned more than 4 times as much as President Bush in 1991.
-Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific.
-There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.

-Most lipstick contains fish scales.

-Lee Harvey Oswald's cadaver tag sold at an auction for $6,600 in 1992.
-Mosquitoes have teeth.

-Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray.

-Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego

-The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley.
-When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.

-Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.

-27% of U.S. male college students believe life is "a meaningless existential hell."

-In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.
-Aztec emperor Montezuma had a nephew, Cuitlahac, whose name meant "plenty of excrement."
-Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.

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Comments From the Peanut Gallery
I thought you were going to say"In Kentucky, 50 percent of the people who get married for the first time are related
posted on: 09-26-10 @ 8:09 AM

I like random facts.
posted on: 09-28-10 @ 1:17 PM

Here's another one. 53% of all random facts are BS. :-)
posted on: 10-20-10 @ 1:18 PM

98.5 % of all statistics are made up on the spot!
posted on: 10-23-10 @ 1:23 PM

lol lol
posted on: 11-05-10 @ 7:44 AM

Here's another one: 99.9% of anything on this site is CRAP! Hence the name.
posted on: 11-30-10 @ 11:21 AM

There are 3 types of people in the world, those that can count and those that can't.
posted on: 12-03-10 @ 12:03 PM

that was informative
posted on: 01-04-11 @ 9:46 PM

FACT 9/11 Americans will be offended by this statistic.
posted on: 01-17-11 @ 3:43 AM

I'm from Kentucky, so is my sister...she just got divorced at 20 and I'm getting married in December. I'll be 19.
posted on: 02-05-11 @ 12:08 AM

dv8don, that's West Virginia.
posted on: 02-05-11 @ 12:43 AM

On the bright side,wether the brother/sister marriages make it in kentucky,or not...their children will still see the other parent at the po-dunk family re-union...
posted on: 09-22-11 @ 10:30 PM