Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Amazing Facts

What is true and what isn't?

Orcas (killer whales), when traveling in groups, breathe in unison
In 2002, the most popular boat name in the U.S. was Liberty
One out of 20 people have an extra rib
Prior to 1966, TV dinners were only available in black and white
44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep
In 1865, the U.S. Secret Service was established to combat the counterfeiting of money
One out of every 50,000 shrimp is born already breaded
Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents
Japanese research has concluded that moderate drinking can boost IQ levels
Carpenter ants have been used to close wounds in India, Asia and South America
No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times
More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes
The first couple to be shown on a sitcom sleeping in the same bed was "Mary Kay and Johnny."
In 2005, snow ants were responsible for collapsing 137 Eskimo igloos in Alaska
Asthma affects one in fifteen children under the age of eighteen
A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine

The true stuff I got from here; the made up stuff I got from my wife's cousin who is crazy as a loon.

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