Interesting facts

No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

All swans in England are the property of the queen or king

The first product to have a bar code scanned was Wrigley’s gum.

Earth is the only planet not named after a pagan God.

A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.

In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her cheating adulterous husband but she may only do so with her bare hands.

The new 787 Boeing was revealed on 7/8/07 or July 8th, 07.

Adding a drop of olive oil and lemon juice to an ice cube then running it over your face gives you better results than some expensive skin care products.

250 to 300 million cell phones are being used in the U.S

You will weigh less if you weigh yourself when the moon is full

Honeybees never sleep

Carl Sagan was a pot smoker

5% of the world population lives in the US but 22% of the world’s prisons population are held in the US

80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women

Horses can’t vomit and pigs can’t look up in the sky

San Jose was the original capital of California

Most lipstick have fish scales

In Arizona it is illegal to have more than two dildos in one house

Black olives contain on average 10 to 30% more oil than green olives

Cats are the most popular pets in the United States

The oldest dog died at the age of 29

Tamiflu’s main natural ingredient is Chinese star anise

Not only the fur of the tiger is striped but also its skin

The Germans tried to copy Coca-Cola and came up with the drink Fanta.

Every day is about 55 billionths of a second longer than the day before it

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

The largest potato was grown in Lebanon by Khalil Semhat near Tyre. The spud was 11.3 kilos (24.9 pounds)

Footprints of astronauts who landed on the moon should last at least 10 million years since the moon has no atmosphere.

The national orchestra of Monaco (a nation in Europe) has more individuals than its army.

Earthworms have five hearts

The Himalayan gogi berry contains, weight for weight, more iron than steak, more beta carotene than carrots, more vitamin C than oranges.

Paraguay and Moldova are the only countries with national flags with different emblems on the obverse and reverse sides.

Fingerprints of koalas are similar (in pattern, shape and size) to the fingerprints of humans

Genetically-engineered babies were born first in 2001.

If an Amish man has a beard, he is married.

If a native Hawaiian woman places the flower on her right ear, she is available. (The bigger the flower, the more desperate)

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

Pope Pius II wrote an erotic book “Historia de duobos amantibus” in 1444.

SCUBA divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below

Pele has always hated his nickname, which he says sounds like “baby-talk in Portuguese”.

As of 2006, 200 million blogs were left without updates
Two phone books with their pages interlaced require more than 8000 pounds of pressure to separte.