Monday, March 5, 2012

Twisted Facts that you can amuse your kids with !

On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.
Butterflies taste with their feet. And dust!
More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes. Well this maybe me stretching the truth a bit! lol
In 1994, electromagnetic interference (EMI) from a nearby cellular telephone captivated the power of a wheelchair at a scenic vista in Colorado sending the passenger over a cliff. The poor guy landed upside down with no roll bar.
More people working in advertising died on the job in 1996 than those who died while working in petroleum refining.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men. flirts !
The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building. lol 
Four sunken nuclear submarines sit at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. One, a Russian sub resting in deep water off of Bermuda, holds 16 live nuclear warheads. Scientists and oceanographers are unsure what the impact of the escaping plutonium will have, but warn that corrosion could create the proper chemical environment for a massive nuclear chain reaction.
The electric chair was invented by dentist who like to give his customers a buzz !.
All polar bears are left handed and there skin is black! 
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain. Bird brain! 
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard. Ah I don’t know about that they have not seen my writing!!
"Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out. How do you know buddy?
In the 1890's more than 30 people were axed, hanged, burned and mobbed to death in the United States for practicing witchcraft. So don’t practices just go for it! lol 
The average human eats eight spiders in their lifetime at night. If they are chocolate covered I might eat more.
Unusual deaths have plagued the cast of the Poltergeist trilogy of films including 12-year-old actress Heather O'Rourke, who died of septic shock. The theory is that the set was cursed by evil.
A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours. WOW ! 
More people working in advertising died on the job in 1996 than those who died while working in petroleum refining. You’re kidding 
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age. Ouch!
A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death. Sounds like my mother-in-law 
On average people fear spiders more than they do death. Not likely!
Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married. Dirty boogers 
Elephants are the only mammals that can't jump. And who would want them too we have enough earth quakes 
More later folks I’m wore out! 
Over and out
GrandPop's Hall

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