Feeling Bored? Feeling Dumb?

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Here is some knowledge to make you feel smarter straight from our friends at this wonderful site.

Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles (274 km) per hour. The life expectancy of a modern toilet is 50 years. Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than for the US Treasury. The three smartest breeds of dog are: 1) border collie 2) poodle 3) golden retriever. Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced . More educated people are more likely to drink alcohol (university students then…..) Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people. More than 2500 left handed people are killed every year from using right handed products Canadian researchers have found that Einstein’s brain was 15% wider than normal. A chip of silicon a 6mm square has the capacity of the original 1949 ENIAC computer, which occupied a whole city block. There are actually registered organizations around the world called: “The institute of totally useless skills”, “The international association of sand castle builders”, “National society for prevention of cruelty to mushrooms”, “Cookie cutter collectors club” and the “International correspondence of corkscrew addicts.” Your stomach needs to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it would digest itself. If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death. Shakespeare invented the word “assassination” and “bump.” The longest word in any normal dictionary is floccinaucinihilipilification…the measure of something as being worthless. Did you know it would take 2700 times the age of the universe to drive to the next galaxy in a bus traveling at 50KPH! A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. Celery has negative calories. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with. One year is exactly 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 54.5 seconds. Did you know that it would take 44,000 years to write out a googolplex? That is: 1 x 10 ^ (‘to the power of’)10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000! Months that begin with Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th. Butterflies taste with their feet 25% of women think money makes a man sexier. The numbers ‘172’ can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial. President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute. In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator. Odontophobia is the fear of teeth. The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had. In the early days of the telephone, operators would pick up a call and use the phrase, “Well, are you there?”. It wasn’t until 1895 that someone suggested answering the phone with the phrase “number please?” The surface area of an average-sized brick is 79 cm squared. According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favored day for self-destruction. Cats sleep 16 to 18 hours per day. The most common name in the world is Mohammad. It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear. Karaoke means, “empty orchestra” in Japanese. There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.


5 thoughts on “Feeling Bored? Feeling Dumb?

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