Thursday, July 9, 2009

Useless Random Facts

The first United States coast to coast airplane flight occurred in 1911 and took 49 days.

A single poison arrow frog has enough poison to kill 2,000 people.

The first coast-to-coast telephone line was established in 1914.

In Cleveland, Ohio it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

Caesar salad has nothing to do with any of the Caesar. It was first concocted in a bar in Tijuana, Mexico, in the 1920's.

Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs have only about ten.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always the same sex.

The average ear of corn has eight hundred kernels arranged in sixteen rows.

There is a large brass statue of Winnie-the-Pooh in Lima, Peru.

The average day is actually 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4.09 seconds. We have a leap year every four years to make up for this shortfall.


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