Thursday, November 4, 2010


  1. The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable." 
  2. The water inside of a coconut is identical to human blood plasma. Many lives in third world countries have been saved from coconut water fed through an IV.
  3. Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry.
  4. The average human has about 20 square feet of skin weighing about 6 pounds
  5. The average ear grows 0.01 inches in length every year.
  6. The kings in a deck of cards represent kings from history: Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great; Hearts -Charlemagne; Diamonds - Julius Caesar.
  7. Before the 17th century, carrots used to be the color purple.
  8. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321.
  9. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  10. Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is found in Prozac.
  11. Turtles can breathe through their butts.
  12. If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have$1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
  13. Eating eight strawberries will provide you with more Vitamin C than an orange.
  14. The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.
  15. Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining.
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