Originally Posted by salman786
Actually, a few people can.
Originally Posted by salman786
One can boost this consciously if that way inclined.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
Banging your head against a wall uses an average of 900 calories an hour.
Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "MT".
Cat's urine glows under a black light.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys chewing gum.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!
An American T-shirt maker in Miami printed shirts for the Spanish market, which promoted the Pope's visit. Instead of "I saw the Pope" (el Papa), the shirts read "I saw the potato" (la papa).
When Gerber started selling baby food in Africa, they used the same packaging as in the US, with the beautiful baby on the label. After horrifying local consumers, they later learned that in Africa, companies routinely put pictures on the label of what's inside, since most people can't read.
Pepsi's "Come alive with the Pepsi Generation" translated into "Pepsi brings your ancestors back from the grave," in Chinese.
Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"!
The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye.
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders.
The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.
Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes.
The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30's lobbied against hemp farmers they saw it as competition.
The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1.
A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable."
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
The bible is the most stolen book.
Bubble gum is only pink because the man who invented it only had pink on hand.
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
Over 90% of all fish caught are caught in the northern hemisphere.
Approximately one billion snails are served in restaurants annually.
An onion, apple and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavour are caused by their smell.
About 10 out of a 100 parrots learn to talk.
Of all the water in the world, only 2% is fresh water.
2 rats could multiply to over 1 million descendants in less than 2 years.
The only native mammal in Puerto Rico is the bat.
Bush fires move faster uphill than downhill.
If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion.
Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people.
Every day 20 banks are robbed. The average take is $2,500.
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult.
Christopher Kevin Hanley is a lamer.
A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than those found at the sun's surface.
It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times.
Some hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
Bulls can run faster uphill than they can downhill.
The two-foot long bird called a Kea that lives in New Zealand likes to eat the strips of rubber around car windows.
A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein.
The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur.
Flying fish do not actually fly, instead they glide over the water.
The Great Salt Lake is after the Dead Sea the second saltiest water-body in the world.
The snow leopard can leapt 30 feet from standstill.
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Canada was -63 degrees Celsius in 1947, Snag River Yukon.
There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth.
The Amazon River is about 4300 miles long.
The average housefly lives for about one month.
A mother hen turns over her egg about 50 times each day.
The blue rings of the blue-ringed octopus are visible only when it's about to attack.
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
The fastest swimmer of all fish is the swordtail.
Rattlesnakes do not always rattle before they strike.
Queen termites are the longest living insects. They can live for 50 years.
The largest pearl ever found in an oyster was 620 carats.
Slugs have 4 noses.
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones.
The Amazon River is home to two types of river dolphins.
An egg contains all vitamins except for Vitamin C.
Every year, the Amazon River floods an area the size of England.
An egg is a single cell.
Mt. Cotopaxi in Ecuador is home to the only glacier located on the equator.
In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces.
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9,000 years old.
A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes.
More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30.
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly.
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
Tapeworms can grow to about 80 feet long.
Cockroaches don't eat cucumbers.
Because there is no atmosphere on the moon the sky would look black to a person watching it.
Goliath frog is the largest frog in the world.
A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.
The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
Duck eggs are the biggest eggs in the world.
Albatrosses can sleep while they are fighting.
An owl can't move its eyes from side to side.
Lightning strikes about 6000 times per minute on our planet.
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch TV for 3 hours.
Rabbits like to eat licorice.
Daniel Altamore is a freakin' genius.
At the north pole the sun is under the horizon for 186 days each year.
About 88% of milk is water.
There are about 15,000 varieties of rice.
It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland.
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals.
Waves can go around corners.
The first known dinosaur skeleton was found in New Jersey in 1858.
The tropical stick insect is the longest insect in the world.
The biggest living thing in the world is a fungus.
The Great Barrier Reef is home to about 400 species of different corals.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
A newborn kangaroo is about the size of a coffee bean.
Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles.
An apple is covered with a thin layer of wax.
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
The panda's diet consists of about 95% bamboo.
There are almost 200 species of monkeys.
Some butterflies have ears on their wings.
All monkeys have tails.
Polar bear fur is not white, it only appears white to us.
A grizzly bear give birth while in their winter sleep.
Acid rain starts as regular rain. It becomes acid when it falls through clouds of pollution.
Cobras are able to kill immediately after they are born.
It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.
A kangaroo can't walk backwards.
Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year.
Aspen Trees are the largest living organism in the world.
In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter."
Gold will never erode.
It has been said that it's impossible for humans to lick their own elbow. This is not true.
Finland has the largest number of islands in the world.
Finland has about 190,000 lakes.
Finland is home to one the cleanest water in the world.
The fear of vegetables is called Lachanophobia.
A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks.
One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water.
More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby.
Rice paper does not have any rice in it.