Kampua Talk: "There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact." -Sir Arthur Conan Doyle-

Kampua Talk

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

"There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact." -Sir Arthur Conan Doyle-

Some twisted facts of the century:-
  • On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.
  • Most people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
  • Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
  • A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.
  • Elephants are the only mammals that can't jump.
  • Only one person in 2 billion will live to be 116 years or older.
  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
  • "Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • Cat's urine glows under a black light.
  • In 1970, a group of people were arrested at Highgate cemetry for intent to harm...a vampire! The vampire is rumoured to still be around today.
  • Prisoners in a California jail were so spooked by an Ouija board they made that priests were called in to cast out demons. The convicts had summoned up spirits, including a woman who told them how she was murdered.
  • The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out the body, it squirts 30 feet.
  • On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
  • The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  • After complaining about the smell in their room, a couple staying in a hotel in the US discovered the body of a murdered girl under the bed.
  • It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • Ants always fall over on their right side when intoxicated.
  • It is impossible to lick your elbow.
  • Starfish have no brain.
  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  • The average secretary's left hand does 56% of the typing.
  • There are more chickens than people in the world.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
  • In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
  • In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
  • The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
  • It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
  • A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
  • In every episode of Seinfield, there is a Superman somewhere.
  • In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.
  • Almonds are member of the peach family.
  • A duck's quack doesn't echo and no one knows why.
  • Horses and rats can't vomit.
  • In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined.
  • Accidental deaths caused by Physicians in a year are 120,000.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.
  • The Amityville films of the 70s, about a house full of ghostly activities, were based on a true story.
  • If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
  • If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
  • Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.



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