Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Not Useless As Ice-Breakers Though

30 Useless Facts
1. Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the western Pacific. 2. Blondes have more hair than dark haired people do. 3. Belgium is the only country that has never imposed censorship for adult films. 4. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue. 5. Bees kill more people a year than sharks do. 6. Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow film down so you could see his moves. 7. A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside. 8. Brazil is the only country to have played in every World Cup soccer tournament. 9. Bulls are colorblind, it is the motion of the cape which angers them. 10. Babe Ruth kept a lettuce leaf under his hat to keep cool during a game. 11. Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand. 12. Cards may not be played in the street with a Native American. 13. Broccoli and cauliflower are the only vegetables that are flowers. 14. Certain frogs can be frozen solid then thawed and continue living. 15. China has more English speakers than the United States. 16. By age sixty, most people have lost half of their taste buds. 17. Cheese is the oldest of all man-made foods. 18. Before 1850, golf balls were made of leather and were stuffed with feathers. 19. Bill Clinton is the only President ever to be elected twice without ever receiving 50% of the popular vote. He had 43 percent in 1992 and 49 percent in 1996. 20. Children grow faster in the springtime. 21. By the time a child finishes elementary school she will have witnessed 8,000 murders and 100,000 acts of violence on television. 22. A healthy human eye can distinguish between 500 shades of gray. 23. Banana plants are the largest plants on earth without a woody stem. They are actually giant herbs of the same family as lilies, orchids and palms. 24. Casanova wore condoms made of linen. 25. A man and woman in Mexico city were engaged for 67 yrs and finally married at the age of 82 yrs. 26. Back in the mid to late 80s, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered 100% compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator. 27. A Horse has 18 more bones than a Human. 28. Barbers are forbidden by law from shaving a man's chest in Omaha, Nebraska. 29. Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew cannabis sativa (marijuana) on their plantations. 30. A kangaroo can jump up to 3 meters high and leap up to 8 meters