miercuri, 14 iulie 2010

Funny stuff - interesting facts

Interesting facts
(I'll like to verify some I doubt, But I recognize they are funny)

Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class.

Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

A duck's quack doesn't echo and no one knows why.

Turtles can breathe through their butts.

In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all of the world's nuclear weapons combined.

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

( I don't know who started this on the Internet, it arrived by mail and at a quick search the facts are everywhere..)