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Useless Trivia!

Useless Trivia!
  • Neil Armstrong had to clear customs and immigration after returning from the moon.
  • Can openers were invented 48 years after cans were invented.
  • Charlie Chaplin once lost a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest.
  • If your car could drive up, you would reach outer space in about an hour.
  • It rains diamonds on Jupiter.
  • A cloud typically weights 1.1 million pounds.
  • A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball of rubber.
  • Cigarettes were promoted as a healthy product until the early 1950’s.
  • In the movie “Silence of the Lambs” the character of Hannibal Lector (played by Sir Anthony Hopkins) never blinks.
  • Nerve impulses travel to the brain at a rate of 113kms per hour.
  • Your sense of smell is the last thing to wake up in the morning
  • The bulletproof vest was invented by a pizza delivery guy from Detroit after getting shot twice on the job!
  • Cows produce more milk when listening to relaxing music.
  • Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th.
  • Giraffes are unable to cough.
  • A ducks quack doesn’t echo and no one knows why.
  • Cows can climb stairs, but they can’t go downstairs.
  • There are more than 10,000 varieties of tomatoes.
  • There are about 6800 different languages in the world.
  • The 100 years war lasted 116 years. Elvis Presley got a “c” in his 8th grade music class.
  • Almost half the bones in your body are in your hands and feet.
  • A ten-gallon hat only holds three-quarters of a gallon.
  • Hummingbirds flag their wings 60-80 times per second.
  • St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was Welsh.
  • It takes 5 years for an oyster to produce a medium sized pearl.
  • Popcorn was invented by the Aztec Indians.
  • The ball on top of a flagpole is called the truck.
  • The wedding ring goes on the left ring finger because it’s the only finger with a vein that connects to the heart.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear any pants.
  • The average adult spends more time on the toilet then they do exercising.
  • Your fingernails grow faster on your dominant hand. Apple seeds contain cyanide.
  • A Greek Canadian man invented the Hawaiian pizza.
  • More Monopoly money is printed each year than real currency.
  • Dragonflies have six legs but can’t walk.
  • Sloths can hold their breaths for longer than dolphins.