Sunday, February 15, 2009

FAQ : 27 Amazing truths with proof

Hi Guyz.......

27. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.


http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=cigarette+lighter+invented+before+match&btnG=Google+Search

26. The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.


http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=average+chocolate+bar+insect+legs&btnG=Search

25. Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than ! left-handed people do.


http://www.science-frontiers.com/sf058/sf058b07.htm

24. Its impossible to smoke oneself to death with weed. You won\'t be able to retain enough motor control and consciousness to do so after
such a large amount. (Common Sense)


23. Uncle Phil, from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, did the voice of Shredder in the TMNT cartoon.


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0043041/

22. Every drop of seawater contains approximately 1 billion gold atoms.


http://www.webelements.com/webelements/elements/text/Au/geol.html

21. The US national anthem actually has three verses, but everyone just knows the first one.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Star-Spangled_Banner

20. During World War II, IBM built the computers the Nazis used to manage their death/concentration camps.


http://www.! ibmandtheholocaust.com/articles/auschwitz.html

19. The total combined weight of the worlds ant population is heavier than the weight of the human population.


http://www.perceptions.couk.com/superants.html

18.. The deadliest war in history excluding World War II was a civil war in Chinain the 1850s in which the rebels were led by a man who
thought he was the brother of Jesus Christ.


http://www.asiawind.com/pub/forum/fhakka/mhonarc/msg00451.html

17. Just about 3 people are born every second, and about 1.3333 people die every second. The result is about a 2 and 2/3 net increase of
people every second. Almost 10 people more live on this Earth now, than before you finished reading this.


http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/content/ask_earl/page?d=20000714

16. Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted.


http://www.snopes.com/music/songs/birthday.asp

15. The number of people alive on earth right now is higher than t! he number of all the people that have died. Ever.


http://www.prb.org/Template.cfm?Section=PRB&template=/Content/ContentGroups/02_Articles/0ct-Dec02/How_Many_People_Have_Ever_Lived_on _Earth_.htm

14. The average American consumes 1.2 pounds of spider eggs a year and eat 2.5 pounds of insect parts a year.


http://www.corsinet.com/trivia/average.html

13. The Kamp Krusty episode of the Simpson's was origin! ally meant to be made as the Simpsons movie.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamp_Krusty

12. Men can breastfeed babies


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Male_lactation

11. There is a rare condition called Exploding Head Syndrome which you\'ve probably never heard of.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exploding_head_syndrome

10. Scientists have determined that fungi are more closely related to human beings and animals than to other plants.


http://www.factmonster.com/spot/fungus1.html

9. In some (maybe all) Asian countries, the family name is written first and the individual name written second (opposite of the America
method). That\'s why Asian athletes like YaoMing and Ichiro Suzuki have Yaoand Ichiro written on their jerseys. Those are their family
names and in Americatheir names are written Ming Yaoand Suzuki Ichiro.


http://! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_name

8. Abe Lincoln bought 50 cents worth of cocaine in 1860


http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/jala/19.1/hall.html

7. A German World War II submarine was sunk due to malfunction of the toilet.


http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=9684&start=0

6. WashingtonStatehas the longest single beach in the United States. Long Beach, WA.


http://www.gonorthwest.com/Washington/southwest/Long-Beach/Long_Beach.htm

5. The largest living thing on the face of the Earth is a mushroom underground in Oregon, it measures three and a half miles in diameter.


http://www.infoplease.com/spot/fungus1.html

4. The town of Los Angeles, California, was originally named El Pueblo la Nuestra Senora de Reina de los Angelesde la Porciuncula.


http://www.usc.edu/isd/archives/la/historic/la_settlement.html

3. 9 out of 10 people believe Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. This isn't true; Joseph Swan did.


http://chem.ch.huji.ac.il/~eugeniik/history/swan.html

2. Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found
edible.


http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/gen01/gen01338.h! tm

1. The Population of the world can live within the state boundaries of Texas.


http://www.improb.com/teach/lessons2002/people-in-texas.html


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