Fact’s which are hard to believe, but it’s true.
1. It is quite impossible to lick your elbow
2. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
3. More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
4. People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.
5. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
6. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.
7. Most lipstick contains fish scales.
8. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
9. Hot water is heavier than cold.
10. Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than through the air.
11. Sharks and rays are the only animals known to man that don’t get cancer. Scientists believe this has something to do with the fact that they don’t have bones, but cartilage.
12. You can tell the sex of a horse by its teeth. Most males have 40, females have 36.
13. Money isn’t made out of paper; it’s made out of cotton.
14. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
15. Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
16. Upper and lower case letters are named ‘upper’ and ‘lower’ because in the time when all original print had to be set in individual letters, the ‘upper case’ letters were stored in the case on top of the case that stored the smaller, ‘lower case’ letters.
17. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
18. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
19. Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries
20. A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off.
21. It’s against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland
22. Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people
23. One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
24. Earth is the only planet not named after a god
25. Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.