Useless

100 Random useless funny facts, some interesting, others not at all :)
There are times when you don't have anything to do. When that time comes, what could be better than learning totally useless (yet funny) facts...?

  1. You have to lick 5134 stamps to burn the calories you get from a Big Mac.
     
  2. Dolphins swim in sircles to breathe when they sleep.
     
  3. An average person's consumption of fast food contains 12 pubic hairs.
     
  4. Thomas Edison, the guy who invented the light bulb, was scared of the dark.
     
  5. A pigs orgasm lasts 30 minutes.
     
  6. More people speak english in China than in the US.
     
  7. It's impossible to commit suicide by holding your breath.
     
  8. Elephants can't jump.
     
  9. The average bra size is 80D
     
  10. Donald Duck was banned in Finland because he did not have pants on.
     
  11. Under the law of Mississippi, there’s no such thing as a female Peeping Tom.
     
  12. The person who performs the Muppets - Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Animal, and Grover is Frank Oz. Oz is also the voice of Yoda in Star Wars. His real name is Frank Oznowicz.
     
  13. Bulgaria was the only soccer team in the 1994 World Cup in which all 11 players' last names ended with the letters "OV."
     
  14. Hot water is heavier than cold.
     
  15. During the female orgasm, endorphines are released, which are powerful painkillers. So in fact, headaches are an invalid excuse to not have sex.
     
  16. Men fart an average of 17 times a day, and women fart an average of 9 times a day.
     
  17. Semen is one of the most fattening substances known to man.
     
  18. The shortest war in history was between England and Zanzibar in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
     
  19. The longest place name still in use is:
    Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteat uripukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenua kitanatahu
    - a New Zealand hill.
     
  20. Sex is bio-chemically no different from eating large quantities of chocolate.
     
  21. For every "normal" webpage, there are five porn pages.
     
  22. In earlier times, masturbation was believed to lead to blindness, madness, sudden death and other unpleasant diseases. Present research, however, shows no connection.
     
  23. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
     
  24. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.
     
  25. Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
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  26. Sir Winston Churchill smoked an estimated 300,000 cigars in his lifetime.
     
  27. Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
     
  28. Banging your head against a wall uses a 150 calories an hour.
     
  29. There is a city called Rome on every continent.
     
  30. Hitler and Napoleon both had only one testicle.
     
  31. It's been estimated that one out of every two hundred women is born with an extra nipple.
     
  32. Hamsters blink one eye at a time.
     
  33. Homosexuality remained on the American Psychiatric Association's list of mental illnesses until 1973. In 2001 it was removed from Chinas list of mental illnesses.
     
  34. If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
     
  35. The earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, tons.
     
  36. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
     
  37. The average human produces 25,000 quarts of spit in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools.
     
  38. On average, there are 178 sesame seeds on each McDonalds BigMac bun.
     
  39. Airbags explode at 322 km per hour.
     
  40. In chess, there are 169,518,829,100,544,000,000,000,000,000 ways to play the first ten moves.
     
  41. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
     
  42. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.
     
  43. Vatican employees pay no income tax.
     
  44. An ostrich’s eye is bigger then it’s brain.
     
  45. Quantum Mechanics states that nothing is real unless it is observed. Hence, if a tree falls in a forest, and no one is around to hear it, it doesn't make a sound or even exist. For that matter the whole forest is in a state of inexistence.
     
  46. Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
     
  47. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great; Hearts -Charlemagne; and Diamonds - Julius Caesar
     
  48. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 =12,345,678,987,654,321
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  49. The fictional town of "Springfield" on the show The Simpsons is located in northern Kentucky (as stated in the "Behind The Laughter" episode), or Connecticut as mentioned in the episode "Revenge is a Dish Best Served Three Times".
     
  50. Between 1937 and 1945 Heinz produced a version of Alphagetti Spaghetti especially for the German market that consisted solely of little pasta swastikas.
     
  51. A snail breathes through it's foot.
     
  52. Shrimps can only swim backward.
     
  53. There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada.
     
  54. In the United States almost 1 percent of the population is in prison. In Norway 0,068 percent of the population is in prison.
     
  55. 36 percent of all Americans say that God has spoken to them.
     
  56. Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.
     
  57. First novel ever written on a typewriter was "Tom Sawyer."
     
  58. Men get hiccups more often than women.
     
  59. The parachute was invented by da Vinci in 1515.
     
  60. Farting in a spacesuit will severely damage it.
     
  61. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
     
  62. "Strengths" is the longest one-syllable word in the English language.
     
  63. Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.
     
  64. Any Rubik's Cube combination can be solved in 17 moves or less.
     
  65. The sperm of a mouse is longer than the sperm of an elephant.
     
  66. Coca Cola contains neither Coca nor Cola.
     
  67. A housefly hums in the middle octave, key of F.
     
  68. In the English hospitals of the seventeenth century, children were entitled to beer as part of their weekly diet.
     
  69. The continents ( <- yeah seriously, click that link) names all end with the same letter with which they start.
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  70. The odds of a space shuttle burning up on re-entry are 12 percent.
     
  71. Queen Victoria eased the discomfort of her menstrual cramps by having her doctor supply her with marijuana.
     
  72. During a 1976 doctors strike, the death rate in Los Angeles dropped 18 percent.
     
  73. There has not been a year of world peace since 1564.
     
  74. Pablo Picasso's full name is Pablo Diego José Santiago Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Crispín Crispiniano de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz Picasso. He also was a prime suspect in the 1906 theft of the Mona Lisa.
     
  75. Santa Claus was originally dressed in green, like his elves were, until Coca-Cola changed him red to better suit their marketing campaign.
     
  76. It is impossible to stick your elbow in your ear. Try it!
     
  77. When holding up structures, a hollow tube is 40% stronger than a solid tube with the same dimensions.
     
  78. 70% of all people will yawn just from reading about yawning.
     
  79. The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a human jumping the length of a football field.
     
  80. The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is necessary. When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites.
     
  81. On a plane, if the passenger in your seat on the incoming flight had serious gas, then you are sitting on a cushion full of disease-causing microbes.
     
  82. Four sunken nuclear submarines sit at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. One, a Russian sub resting in deep water off of Bermuda, holds 16 live nuclear warheads. Scientists and oceanographers are unsure what the impact of the escaping plutonium will have, but warn that corrosion could create the proper chemical environment for a massive nuclear chain reaction.
     
  83. What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France.
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  84. Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions!
     
  85. The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man.
     
  86. Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
     
  87. Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.
     
  88. In Italy, 17 is considered an unlucky number. In Japan, 4 is considered an unlucky number.
     
  89. The "save" icon in Microsoft Office programs shows a floppy disk with the shutter on backwards.
     
  90. The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
     
  91. China is the source of 70% of the worlds pirated goods.
     
  92. 20% of the world's population lives in China.
     
  93. Alexander the Great was an epileptic.
     
  94. Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
     
  95. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
     
  96. In ancient Egypt, killing a cat was a crime punishable by death.
     
  97. It was illegal to sell ET dolls in France because there is a law against selling dolls without human faces.
     
  98. Half of all bank robberies take place on a Friday because robbers think there will be more money cashed in at the end of the week.
     
  99. Bees have 5 eyes. There are 3 small eyes on the top of a bee's head and 2 larger ones in front.
     
  100. If you read everything on this page, you are most likely extremely bored, and actually even more so after finishing the list. Because you can not use this info for anything, it's useless remember.

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