Ten Most Interesting Random Facts


The Top Ten

1 The Guinness Book of World Records holds the record of being the book that is stolen the most from Public libraries.
2 The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
3 You probably can't lick your elbow.
4 Elephants can't jump.
5 If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
6 Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.

Amazing when you think about it. 9 years is a very long time. That makes being left handed about as dangerous as smoking.

7 Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
8 The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
9 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.
10 A cockroach will live nine days without it's head, before it starves to death.

Despite the fact that the number one item is actually really cool, this one is just CRAZY!

Wierdest of them all!

The Contenders

11 Polar bears are left handed.
12 Starfish don't have brains.
13 Butterflies taste with their feet.
14 In high school, Robin Williams was voted "Least likely to succeed."

First of all how ironic. Second, what kind of school is cruel enough to actually have a "least likely to succeed".

15 If the Planck Length, the smallest measurable unit in the universe, was as long as a US Dollar Bill, the diameter of a quark would be the same as enough money to buy Mt. Everest's mass in gold!

That is massively awesome! Can you imagine that?!?! - PositronWildhawk

16 An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.
17 Turtles can breathe through their butts.
18 Earth's landmasses can be rearranged to form a chicken
19 Snoopy was created in 1950 to be a minor character in the Peanuts comics
20 Sushi used to be a fast food.
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