Useless Facts

Everyone love useless facts! thats why i started a thread about them.

Let me start off

  1. If everyone in china jumped off a chair at the same time, it would be enough to knock us out of orbit

  2. On average, you produce 200g of poo per day.

  3. There are more chickens than people in the world.

  1. If all the insects disappeared the planet would be deep in the doo-doo.
  2. A male snakes’ genetals come in two halves
  3. Honeycomb isn’t actually hexagonal
  1. A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court

In the UK if you take anything out of a skip without permission you have commited a crime.

  1. A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours
  1. The little dangling thing in the back of your throat is called the “uvula”.

yes and 1gram of gold can be stretched into a peice of wire 3.2kilometers long

Link 11. The worlds most dangerous sex encounters are in the arachnid world.

12.Under the law of Mississippi, there’s no such thing as a female Peeping Tom.

13.In Saudi Arabia, a woman reportedly may divorce her husband if he does not keep her supplied with coffee.

I guess this is #14 - #227

15 All facts lists posted on the internet or via email have less than 10% trustworthiness.

  1. It’s illegal to make love to a virgin in Washington state.
  2. In the UK a shop does not legally have to give change as legal tender is upto the value of the item not down to.
  3. Scottish currency is not legal tender and can be refused by any shop. It is just accepted by agreement.
  4. The Isle of Man is not part of the UK, it is an idipendent island country, it is a protectorate.
  5. The smallest country on the planet is Vatican City

the brand name sony originates from the word sonus, latin for sound,and the word sonny.
in the uk it is illegal to make a wee anywhere other than a lavatory :eek: lol so if you happen to be in a forest, or it happens to be 3am in an alley, you make a wee you pay a fine or go to jail :cop:

Bank of Scotland was the first bank in europe to issue a paper note :stuck_out_tongue: (still has STERLING on it, only shallow minded people who don’t know where Scotland is, won’t accept it :wink: )

Scotland supporters club :bigsmile:

a human produces 0,5 litres of fartgas,divided over 14 farts a day …

A jiffy is an actual time measurement…it is 1/100th of a second

M&M spends 80 million $$$ annually on advertising

The octopus’ testicles are located in its head.

When you smell flowers, you are smelling their ‘reproductive’ organs…lovely, eh?

The Brazilian Wandering Spider is recognized as the deadliest spider in the world. Native to tropical and subtropical regions of South America, Brazilian Wandering Spiders are extremely fast, extremely venomous, and extremely aggressive. They grow to around 4 to 5 inches. Adult spiders eat large insects, small lizards, and mice. It’s venom is enough to kill 255 mice.

Brazilian Wandering Spiders have turned up in other parts of the world as they have been known to occasionally hide in clusters of bananas.

Candace Parker is the 4th girl to dunk it in a basketball game…
On a similar note, I have a 26 inch vertical leap