Below you will find strange facts sent in to The Strange:
Did you know...
Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a bellybutton.
A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 yrs.
People Do Not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a lot more.
When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop-- even your heart!
Only 7% of the population are lefties.
40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until they are 2 -6 years old.
The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.
The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
The average housefly lives for one month.
40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.
The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.
FACT OR FALSE? (The real important stuff you should know)
Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than the rest of the day.
The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.
Among the music
catalogs of which Michael Jackson owns the rights is the
South Carolina State anthem.
If all the veins in your body were laid end-to-end, you'd be dead.
television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white
paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.
and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane just
in case there is a crash.
[ditto with the President and Vice President]
The first Harley
Davidson motorcycle, built in 1903, used a tomato can
for a carburetor.
make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women
who give birth.
was related to Princess Diana. (FACT! They were seventh
If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola it would be green.
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was elected President in 1860. John F. Kennedy was elected
President in 1960. The names Lincoln and Kennedy
each contain seven letters. Both were particularly concerned
with civil rights. Both first ladies lost a child while living
in the White House. Both Presidents were shot on a
Friday. Both Presidents were shot in the head.
Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy's
secretary was named Lincoln. Both were assassinated by
Southerners. Both were succeeded by Southerners.
Both successors were named Johnson. Andrew
Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808. Lyndon
Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in
1908. John Wilkes Booth, who
assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839. Lee Harvey
Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in
1939. Both assassins were known by their three
names. Both names are comprised of fifteen
letters. Lincoln was shot at the theater named
'Kennedy'. Kennedy was shot in a car called 'Lincoln'.
Booth ran from the theater and was caught in a warehouse. Oswald ran from a warehouse and was caught in a theater. Both Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials. And here's the kicker... A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland. A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe. All of this information is true...Isn't it creepy!!!
physicians in the U.S...........................700,000
Accidental deaths caused by physicians per year...........120,000
Accidental deaths per physician..............................0.171
Number of gun owners in the U.S........................80,000,000 Number
of accidental gun deaths per year (all age groups)...1,500 Accidental
deaths per gun owner.........................0.0000188 Therefore,
doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous than gun owners.
|This was sent in
to The Strange by Linzi:
2500 left handed people are killed in a year using made-for-right-handed-people products.
This was sent in to The Strange by Ashypuff:
A cockroach can live 7 weeks or 49 days with its head cut off. It'll die from starvation.