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Fun: Interesting facts

Markus Wennrich - Tue Sep 01 15:20:38 1998

f you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have
produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is
produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the
body to squirt blood 30 feet.

Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour. (so 
what are you waiting for?)

Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for

On average people fear spiders more than they do death.

The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

Did you know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne
cork than by a poisonous spider?

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than
left-handed people do. 

In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies,
including their eyebrows and eyelashes.

A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes. (not sure how they found this

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own
weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

Polar bears are left handed. (ever tried shaking hands with the
polar bears?!)  

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds, that makes the catfish rank
#1 for animal having the most taste buds.

The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a human
jumping the length of a football field.

A cockroach will live nine days without it's head, before it
starves to death.

The mate praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached
to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the males head off.
(Sounds like a girl I know now!)

A gorilla's penis is 1/3 the length of that of a humans.  (The guy
who did the measuring must have balls!)  

Some lions mate over 50 times a day.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump. (They're also the 
only animals with 4 knees)

A cat's urine glows under a blacklight.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.

Starfishes haven`t got brains.

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