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May 27 2004 at 11:27 PM Rating: Decent
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These following statements are true!!

Americans eat 18 acres of pizza a day

4 people are killed a year by randomly falling vending machines.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men

There are more English speakers resident in China than in the USA

It would take six years and 9 months of non-stop farting to produce enough gas to equal the power of an atomic bomb.

There are 1,058 million acts of *** in Britain each year, resulting in the spillage of 3 million litres of *****. This is enough to fill six Olympic sized swimming pools!

Lions can mate up to 50 times a day.

The average bolt of lightening is 6 miles long. It's temperature can reach 50,000 °F - over four times that of the sun.

By the time he or she is 18, a young Brit will have spent 12,000 hours in school. And will have watched 14,000 hours of TV.

Right-handed people live an average of 9 years longer than left-handers.

There are 20 billion active processors on the planet.

There are 2,000 chemicals in the average cup of coffee, only 27 of which have been tested for carcinogens.

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

A pig's ****** lasts for half an hour.

The average adult will eat- inadvertently, mind- a pound of insects over the course of a lifetime.

You are more likely to die from a rogue champagne cork than a poisonous spider.

There is an average of 3,000 ft of electrical wiring in every car.

Twenty-five million people have downloaded the phantom menace trailer since it was first posted on the internet at the beginning of the year.

For every second of operation, the space shuttle's main booster rocket, firing at full capacity, consumes as much oxygen as a billion people inhaling at the same time.

You could comfortably fit the entire population of the planet in a cube with sides measuring just 1km in length.

An appropriate 69% of all internet content consists of pornographic material.

The earth is hit by lightening some 100 time a second.

Multiply 37,037 by any single number (1-9), then multiply that number by 3. Every digit in the answer will be the same as that first single number

"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt."

There are only four words in the English language that end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous

"Goodbye" came from "God bye" which came from "God be with you."

There are no words in the English language that rhyme with silver, orange, or month.

The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.

Strawberries have more vitamin C in them than oranges.

Due to precipitation, for a few weeks K2 is bigger than Mt Everest.

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

German chemists have made a replica of the football World Cup trophy that is the size of one molecule. That is less than 100-millionth the size of the original. They were bored.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."
There is cyanide in apple pips.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

The first owner of the Marlboro company died of lung cancer.

The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.

The average person will spend 2 weeks over their lifetime waiting for the traffic light to change

More than 2,500 left handed people are killed every year from using right handed products.

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only 6 inches (15 cm) for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

Women's hair is about half the diameter of men's hair.

The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

The entire length of all eyelashes shed by a human in their life is over 98 feet (30 m).

The average talker sprays about 300 microscopic saliva droplets per minute, about 2.5 droplets per word.

The average human produces 25,000 quarts of spit in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools.

If you gave each human on earth an equal portion of dry land, including the uninhabitable areas, everyone would get roughly 100 square feet (30.4 m).

If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

It has been calculated that in the last 3,500 years, there have only been 230 years of peace throughout the civilised world.

The first city in modern history to reach 1 million people was London in 1811.

The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system, employing over a million people.

The largest toy distributor in the world is McDonald's.

Flame away! I just felt that the world needed to be informed about the pointless facts of our world...
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Boo
May 27 2004 at 11:55 PM Rating: Decent
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If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

now that is just scary.
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May 28 2004 at 12:23 AM Rating: Decent
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If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

now that is just scary.

Agreed.
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Sedao
May 28 2004 at 7:37 AM Rating: Decent
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heh, yeah right, prove it.
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May 28 2004 at 8:53 AM Rating: Decent
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The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system, employing over a million people.

Which puts them way, way behind the United States Federal Government which has almost 4 million employees worldwide. I suppose I could waste more time trying to disprove more of your facts, but why bother? Simply put, anytime you see a list of "facts" that originates somewhere on the web, you can rest assured that its probably all *********
May 28 2004 at 9:08 AM Rating: Good
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****, even Walmart has over a million employees.
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May 28 2004 at 10:51 AM Rating: Decent
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Probably left out a modifier in that Indian railway fact.

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If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

How do they reproduce if they are all walking past you in a line?
May 28 2004 at 10:53 AM Rating: Decent
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The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.

North America?

South America?
May 28 2004 at 11:02 AM Rating: Decent
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I don't know I found them on a website...

Some of them can obviously prooved wrong I just think some of them are funny...
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Boo
May 28 2004 at 11:16 AM Rating: Good
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There is cyanide in apple pips
That holds true for apricot pits, peach pits, almonds, and just about any fruit or nut from the Rosaceae family.
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Wow. Regular ol' Joph fan club in here.
May 28 2004 at 11:38 AM Rating: Decent
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How do they reproduce if they are all walking past you in a line?

Have you seen how the kids dance these days?!?!

Eb

May 28 2004 at 12:56 PM Rating: Decent
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How do they reproduce if they are all walking past you in a line?
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Have you seen how the kids dance these days?!?!

Eb

I'm sure the truth is in the wording, or some technicality or somthing...

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May 28 2004 at 12:57 PM Rating: Decent
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A pig's ****** lasts for half an hour.
What you failed to mention is that an average boar's ***** is about 18" long and is shaped like a corkscrew.

Thank you, Nature Channel for showing that particular episode when I was watching tv with my dad.
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May 28 2004 at 1:07 PM Rating: Good
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So you would have rather.. uhh.. made sure you watched the 18" corkscrew boar *****.. alone?
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Wow. Regular ol' Joph fan club in here.

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