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Stupid Facts

  • Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
    (see Human Teeth)

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

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

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

  • Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

  • You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

  • Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.

  • The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

  • A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.
    (see Jet Airliners)

  • Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
    (see The Solar System)

  • Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

  • The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

  • Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

  • The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

  • Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

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

  • All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen wearing them in public.
    (see U.S. Presidents)

  • Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

  • Pearls melt in vinegar.

  • Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first US president whose name contains all the letters from the word "criminal." The second? William Jefferson Clinton.

  • Turtles can breathe through their butts.