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Stupid Facts

  • There are 230 joints in the human body.

  • The average human head weighs about eight pounds.

  • The kidneys filter over 400 gallons of blood each day.

  • J. Edgar Hoover wouldn't let his drivers make left turns.

  • Penguins have an organ above their eyes that converts salt water to fresh water.

  • The metal band that connects the pencil eraser to the end of the pencil is called a Ferrule.

  • The little piece of cartilage that sticks out at the front side of your ear is called the Tragus.

  • The points of light that you see behind your eyelids when you shut your eyes really hard are called Phosphenes.

  • There are 104 stitches on a baseball.

  • A boomerang will return to the thrower even in space.

  • The top of the Empire State building was built to anchor blimps.