Fascinating Facts!

No comment for today, other than I’m so happy that the first week of the new year is finally over. On with the twenty facts, mate. Cheerio.

  • The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television were: Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
  • Obama was sometimes teased in school for having the initials B.O., for being slightly chubby, and about his skin color.
  • The car manufacturer Henry Ford was awarded Hitler’s Supreme Order of the German Eagle.
  • In a survey conducted by MSNBC.com and Elle magazine, more than 31% of men said they dumped an overweight partner compared to 12% of women
  • About 14 million adolescent girls become (more…)

Phew. Week’s almost over – I honestly can’t wait. For so long I’ve felt a queer writers block, and now as soon as I have some posts that arn’t personal at all planned out for the whole week, I get some inspiration. I want to make a blog post on a blog post, I have a poem that I’m dying to share, and well, some other things that I would say but it would ruin the small amount of surprise that comes from my posts when you don’t know what they are before you read them. Any-who, here are the twenty facts for today. And yes, regarding the title I know that it’s not one abstract fact which is what I’m implying by using the word “A” but it’s twenty. But like I said some some other blog post somewhere, I’m running out of creative titles.

  • Our eyes are the same size since birth but our nose and ears never stop growing
  • October 5 is considered to be the most populous birthday in the United States, while May 22 is considered to be the least common birthday in the United States.
  • The earliest recorded case of a man giving up (more…)

Well, the first week of the new year is slowly coming to an end. And I mean very slowly.

For whatever reason, in this post of random facts, I added a lot of interesting phobias into the mix of random and useless facts. Which makes  these facts in general a lot less random though. But some phobias are really interesting, you must admit. Anyway, onto todays twenty facts :)

  • In 10 minutes, a hurricane can release more energy than all the world’s nuclear weapons combined.
  • Ambulophobia – the fear of walking
  • From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.
  • February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
  • Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia – the fear of long words
  • Spain literally means ‘the land of rabbits.
  • During World War II, W.C. Fields kept US $50,000 in (more…)

Haha I have no idea how to name these since posts since every fact on here is different and I’ve run out of alliteration and good titles. Here are todays twenty interesting/unusual facts for the new year fact week thing :) Enjoy!

  • If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn white.
  • A ball of glass will bounce higher that a ball of rubber.
  • Children grow faster in the spring.
  • Blonde beards grow faster than darker beards.
  • On average, a human being will spend up to 2 weeks (more…)

Lack of a good title, I know.

Nothing to say. Here are the 20 notable facts for today. Enjoy :)

I actually really liked some of these *laughs*

  • Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
  • Karoke means “empty orchestra” in Japanese.
  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  • Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots.
  • 40% of cases a pizza will arrive sooner than an ambulance.
  • Male and female rats may have (more…)

Alliteration always makes things more fun (or sound/seem more fun) than the thing actually is, doesn’t it?

Here’s the twenty facts for todaty ^.^

  • Guys are more likely than girls (by a ratio of 3-to-2) to have bad acne.
  • We share 98.4% of our DNA with a chimp – and 70% with a slug.
  • Eminem (Slim Shady, Marshall Bruce Mathers) is left handed.
  • Human fetuses react to loud rock music by kicking.
  • A person will die from lack of sleep sooner than they will from starvation, which usually takes a few weeks.
  • Right handed people live on average 9 years longer than left handed people
  • A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of (more…)

I welcome 2011 warmly, since next year may be our last (which I semi doubt, but humor the thought). Anywhere, to start off this odd week of random, useless, yet interesting facts I present to you the first of my series of facts. 20 of them-

  • Bats have the highest rate of homosexuality of any mammal.
  • Obama doesn’t like ice-cream as a result of working at Baskin-Robbins as a teenager.
  • Smallpox may have been around since 10,000 BC.  The mummified remains of Ramses V had what looked like the mummified evidence of smallpox.
  • Ducks quacks don’t echo. No one knows why.
  • A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
  • Odontophobia is the fear of (more…)