You thought you knew everything?

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for 

Blood plasma.

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No piece of paper can be folded in half 

more than seven (7) times. Oh go ahead…I’ll wait…

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Donkeys kill more people annually

than plane crashes or shark attacks.

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You burn more calories sleeping 

than you do watching television. 

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Oak trees do not produce acorns 


until they are fifty (50) years of age or older. 

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The first product to have a bar code 

 was Wrigley’s gum. 

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The King of Hearts is the only king 

WITHOUT A MOUSTACHE 
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American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 
by eliminating one (1) olive 

from each salad served in first-class. 
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Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

 
  
(Since Venus is normally associated with women, what does this tell you!)
(That women are going the ‘right’ direction…?)

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Apples

not caffeine

are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

 
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Most dust particles in your house are made from 

DEAD SKIN! 

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

So did the first ‘Marlboro Man’. 
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Walt Disney was afraid

 

OF MICE! 
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PEARLS MELT 

IN VINEGAR! 
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The three most valuable and most common or popular “brand names” on earth: 
Marlboro, 

Coca Cola, 

 Budweiser, 

in that order. 

I like to add some brands too here.  When I was little if everyone wanted to take a picture they would say, “let’s take Kodak.…”

And when one sees wearing any sunglasses, they’d say “Oh look he’s wearing a “Ray Ban…”

Another one which is very interesting too, if you ran out of toothpaste, instead of asking someone, do you have toothpaste? They rather ask, “do you have Colgate...?

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It is possible to lead a cow upstairs… 


 
but, not downstairs. 

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A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, 


  
and no one knows why. 
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Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush 
be kept at least six (6) feet away from 
a toilet to avoid airborne particles 
resulting from the flush.  Sanitary reason to always put lid

down before flushing. 


 ( hmmm I am a dentist myself but I didn’t know that, until now hahaha…
I keep my toothbrush in the living room from now on!) 
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And the best for last…. 

Turtles can breathe through their butts. 
(I know some people like that, don’t YOU?)
 
So………………….

If there were more interesting facts to learn, it would be nice to hear some.  Would you share them?  Thanks!

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Comments

  1. Teresa Cleveland Wendel says:

    I love it when I can learn so many new things at my age!

  2. Reblogged this on dublment.com and commented:
    I guess you really don’t ever know what you don’t know until you learn something you know you never knew.

  3. Reblogged this on A FRESH START and commented:
    WOW

  4. I checked with my doctor about this. He said there are four kinds of coconuts: A, B, AB, and O– and you better make sure you’ve got the right one before asking for a transfusion… : )

  5. OMG!! I love the one about turtles being able to breathe through their butts! Turtles happen to be my favorite animal in the whole wide world and I never knew that 🙂
    Thanks for the super, great trivia. I can’t wait to share it!
    Ashley

  6. I have to admit, the toothbrush thing…is truly unsettling. my daughter is notorious for leaving her contact case open and on the sink…oh the horror.

    Enjoy your day.

  7. Okay, I’m always guilty pf over thinking everything, so if you can lead a cow up steps but not down, how do you get them down? I’m just curious, and I like apples, but I’m not giving up my coffee for them, I’ll just have coffee with them.
    These are great, Thanks for the post.

  8. Very good! 🙂

  9. these were truly AMAZING factoids!!

  10. Jeff Whelan says:

    Did you know that lemons contain healthy amounts of iron, copper, potassium and calcium? Or that people with blue eyes see better in the dark? Hmmmm. I also know that birds don’t fart but that’s kind of gross. Great list!

  11. Uhm, wouldn’t being the only planet that goes clockwise be the exception to the rule? The ‘black sheep’ of the planetary family? Here’s one – do you know why firemen use dalmations as fire house dogs? they’re the only dogs stupid enough to go into a burning building!

    Great post – more!

  12. Hmmm, Venus spins clockwise . . . makes sense to me . . . you know the thing about women, going in the right direction and all. LOL

  13. Those are all very interesting! I always enjoy reading this kind of stuff!

  14. Cool facts! I should print this out, because I know my kids will ask me at least a few of these questions. Finally I’ll have an answer! 🙂

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