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Since we haven’t done this in a while, we present you now with a list of random, funny, and bizarre facts we adopted from PHIL BRODIE BAND’S FUN PAGE

  • You will have to walk 80 kilometers for your legs to equal the amount of exercise your eyes get daily.
  • The Chinese used fingerprints as a method of identification back in 700.
  • Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than it does through the air.
  • A greenfly born on a Tuesday can be a grandparent by Friday.
  • Image via Wikipedia

    Mobile Phone Evolution

    There are more mobile phones in UK than there are people.

  • Termites are affected by music; the termites will eat your house twice as fast if you play them loud music.
  • One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water.
  • Thomas Edison got patents for a method of making concrete furniture and a cigar which was supposed to burn forever.

    A photograph of Henry Ford, Thomas Alva Edison...
  • A cubic mile of ordinary fog contains less than a gallon of water.
  • If you think of the Milky Way as being the size of the continent of Asia, our solar system would be the size of a penny.
  • The average driver will be locked out of their car nine times during their life time (yes, men are in the stats).
  • A Boeing 767 airliner contains 3,100,000 parts.
  • Belief in the existence of vacuums used to be punishable under Church law.
  • Your skin weighs twice as much as your brain.
  • An owl can see a mouse moving from over 150ft away by a light no brighter than candlelight.
  • The average person has walked 100,000 miles by the time they reach the age of 85.
  • Your hearing is less sharp after eating too much.
  • In the course of a lifetime, the average person spends 2 years on the phone.
  • In a lifetime, the average clean-shaven man will spend five months shaving and will remove 28ft of hair.
  • Beethoven was extremely particular about his coffee , he always counted 60 beans per cup. (more…)
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This is a continuation of the post we had up last week adapted from the fantastic Thrillist where we gave you a list of 22 random facts that you may or may not have come across in your daily life. We now present you with a few more for you reading enjoyment. Here goes 🙂

  1. The average heart will beat 3,000,000,000 times in a lifetime. That is a lot.
  2. Mount Everest grows 4 millimeters a year. Good luck if you’re attempting to climb it in the near future.
  3. The most common lie is “I’m Fine.” Can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that.
  4. Golf is the only sport to be played on the moon. What about being bored out of your mind?
  5. But there is no superman!

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Here is a bunch of random facts that I’d like to share with you on this beautiful Sunday. They’re taken from this website Thrillist.com which is actually pretty cool and updated everyday. Read along for some pretty interesting fun-facts and my comments.
1-Neilasparophobia is the fear of aliens. That means you can’t get past the first 10 minutes of ET.
2-In an average life, a human walks 3 times around the Earth. That’s a long walk!
3-The chances of a plane crashing are 1 in 11 million. That does nothing to lessen my fears of flying.
4- The average life of a web page is between 44 and 77 days. Let’s hope TnT’s pages get to live longer than that.
5-Barbie has had 125 careers since 1959. Talk about ambition!
6-Charles Dickens invented the word Boredom. I’m glad he gave the English language something other than A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol
7-The first calculator (not abacus) was invented in 1642. My life would have been so much more complicated if not for that invention.
8-Phobophobias is the fear of phobias. Wonder how long it took them to figure that!
9-In chess, there are 19651882910054400000000000000 ways to play the first ten moves. Wow.
10- Only 3% of adults get the recommended 8 hours of sleep. College students do not belong to that category.
11-The Big Bang Theory was developed by a priest. No comment.
12- Micheal Jackson’s white glove was a modified golf glove. And it sold for freaking millions!
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Somehow I'm not suprised


14-Scrabble was originally going to be called Lexiko. Somehow Scrabble sounds much better.
15-A glass bottle takes 4 thousand years to degrade. Plastic is no better.
16-Chocolate is good for your teeth
17-You can die from laughing. Sad, but true.
18-The average smoker loses 2 teeth every 10 years. And that is one reason why you should stop smoking.
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Maybe it's time to repaint the bedroom walls


20-An average bannana has more calories than a KitKat. See, junk food is health, sometimes
21-And finally. High heels were originally made for men. So don’t blame Nicolas Sarkozy or Tom Cruise for wearing platform shoes.

See, it's a fact