Thursday, April 29, 2010

Take a Rest - Have some FUN Facts :)

Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
Chocolate contains the same chemical, phenyl ethylamine that your brain produces when you fall in love.
Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
In fact, Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded.
Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, and Dostoyevsky were all epileptics (aka brain disorder).
Heroin used to be a cough medicine for children. A German company (Bayer) registered heroin as a trademark.
The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.
An average human loses about 200 head hairs per day.
1 in every 200 people is a psychopath and they look just like everyone else.
Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave. You have been warned!
Wearing headphones for just one hour will multiply the number of bacteria in your ear 700 times.
Some Eskimos have been known to use refrigerators to keep their food from freezing.
If a surgeon in Ancient Egypt lost a patient while performing an operation, his hands were cut off.
There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.
Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.
Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as medicine. 
A sneeze travels out of your mouth at over 100 mph!
Coca-Cola was originally green.
The longest sausage made in Australia was 11 kilometers (6.9 miles) long.
An average woman consumes approximately 20 kg of lipstick in her life.
Seaweed is used to thicken icecream.
Bubble gum and fairy floss were invented by dentists.
Don't give a dog chocolate! Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system; a few ounces are enough to kill a small dog.
Mel Blanc, who played the voice of Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots.
The can opener was invented 48 years after cans were introduced.
China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year and 25 million trees are chopped down to make 'em.
The average person eats eight spiders in their sleep in their whole entire lifetime!
Every year, you eat approximately 4 bugs in your sleep.
A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
A typical bed usually houses over 6 billion dust mites.
A tuna called the 'Blue Fin' can be sold for over $20,000 around the world.
Sweden is the largest spender on ketchup.
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
Ostriches stick their heads into the sand to find underground drinking water.
Baby elephants can drink over 80 litres of milk a day.
There are more coffee drug addicts in the US than drug addicts of any other kind.
Americans, on average, eat 18 acres of pizza every single day.
The first bar code was used on Wrigleys gum.
There are more bacteria in your mouth than the human population of the U.S.A. and Canada combined.
Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
In a year, your heart can beat up to 40,000,000 times!.
Leather has enough nutritional value to sustain life for a short time.
Over 2500 left handed people are killed each year, because they used products made for right handed people.
As much as 80% of microwaves from mobile phones are absorbed by your head!
85% of men who die of heartattacks during intercourse, are found to have been cheating on their wives.