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Weird Facts You Probably Didn’t Need To Know

Posted by nibsam3210 on October 10, 2008

  1. A waste of time for your eyes only… enjoy…

  2. A can of SPAM is opened every 4 seconds
  3. If you gave each human on earth an equal portion of dry land, including the uninhabitable areas, everyone would get roughly 100 square feet.
  4. The average person makes about 1,140 telephone calls each year (pretty sure it’s higher if you’re a chick).
  5. In just a century’s time, Islam has converted 1/3 of the world.
  6. The most common name in the world is Mohammed (See above).
  7. If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
  8. The earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, tons.
  9. The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year  
  10. Experts at Intel say that microprocessor speed will double every 18 months for at least 10 years.
  11. There are only four words in the English language that end in “-dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
  12. The world record for rocking non-stop in a rocking chair is 440 hours.
  13. Only one person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older.
  14. 1/4 of the bones in your body are in your feet.
  15. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
  16. A sneeze travels out of your mouth at over 100 miles an hour  
  17. There are 1,525,000,000 (1 billion 525 thousand) miles of telephone wire strung across America.
  18. The average person laughs 15 times a day  
  19. The average person spends about 2 years on the phone in a lifetime.
  20. When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds up to 3,000 miles (4827 km) per hour.
  21. The average talker sprays about 300 microscopic saliva droplets per minute, about 2.5 droplets per word  
  22. The Earth experiences about 50,000 earthquakes every year.
  23. The number of cars on the planet is increasing 3 times faster than the population growth.
  24. The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night. (yummy)
  25. The average human produces 25,000 quarts of spit in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools.
  26. About 17% of humans are left-handed. The same is true of chimpanzees and gorillas
  27. On average, there are 178 sesame seeds on each McDonalds BigMac bun
  28. 13 people are killed each year by vending machine’s falling on them.
  29. The Earth’s revolution time increases .0001 seconds annually
  30. Airbags explode at 200 miles (322 km) per hour.
  31. There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee.
  32. The average chocolate bar has 8 insects’ legs in it.
  33. Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour
  34. No president of the United States was an only child.
  35. The average woman consumes 6 pounds of lipstick in her lifetime.
  36. Your brain weighs around 3 pounds. All but ten ounces is water.
  37. The average person will spend 2 weeks over their lifetime waiting for the traffic light to change
  38. More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes
  39. The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only 6 inches (15 cm) for each gallon of diesel that it burns (must be American made).
  40. You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.
  41. There are 1 million ants for every person in the world.
  42. Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza everyday.
  43. In chess, there are 169,518,829,100,544,000,000,000,000,000 ways to play the first ten moves.
  44. It only takes 7 pounds of pressure to rip your ear off.
  45. Your body burns more calories eating celery than what’s in the celery itself.
  46. There is a 1/4 pound of salt in every gallon of seawater.
  47. Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people.
  48. More Monopoly money is printed in a year than real money throughout the world.
  49. It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world’s population are drunk
  50. One thing that humans do more than anything in their entire life is sleep. Most Americans sleep more than 6-8 hours a day, which is on average around 24 years of their life!

One Response to “Weird Facts You Probably Didn’t Need To Know”

  1. Brad said

    For a waste of time, that was pretty interesting.

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