How was your weekend? Looking forward to Halloween?
I am a bit of a scrooge when it comes to Halloween, I don’t decorate the house, I turn all the lights off and pretend I’m not in! Mainly because the kids costumes are getting better around my area and I get scared answering the door! Although I do still buy sweets hehe
So in my scrooge fashion here is a post not related to Halloween 🙂
The other day I was reminded about some useless facts I know, so thought I’d share them with you guys.
- Yawning doesn’t mean you are tired, it means you have a lack of oxygen to the brain.
- Your nose never stops growing (living Pinocchio’s!)
- Your forearm is the same length as your foot! (I can see you trying to measure 😉 )
- You can’t lick your own elbow (stop trying you’ll hurt yourself hehe 🙂 )
- Rubber bands last longer after being refrigerated
- Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
- There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
- The average secretary’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
- A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
- There are more chickens than people in the world (Quick the chickens are attacking!).
- All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
- Almonds are members of the peach family.
- A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
- An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
- Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
- In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
- The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
- The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
- Elephants can’t jump. Every other mammal can.
There are so many more! Go and check them out at http://www.laughbreak.com/lists/useless_facts.html , plus thank you to the makers of that site for their help on adding to this list 🙂
Don’t forget to let me know your questions and comments for the Author Profile with Zen on Friday 02nd November.
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