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Stupid Facts

  • The "black box" in commercial airliners is actually orange.
    (see Commercial Jet Airliners)

  • 79% of Native Americans have type O blood.
    (see Blood Types)

  • Britney Spears is an anagram for Presbyterians.

  • The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

  • There is a city called Rome on every continent.

  • Winston Churchill was born in a ladies bathroom.

  • "Spheno Palatine Gangleoneuralgia" is the technical term for an ice cream headache.

  • Bottled water costs about 1,000 times more than tap water.

  • The acid in a vulture's stomach can dissolve a nail.

  • The three wise men were named Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar.

  • Humphrey Bogart never said "Play it again Sam" in the film Casablanca.
    (see Academy Award Winners)

  • Venus rotates in the opposite direction from the other planets.
    (see Solar System)

  • Tapeworms can grow to 80 feet long.

  • A dragonfly can fly backwards just as fast as it can forwards.