Monday, 25 August 2008

More Useless Information

Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by taking out an olive from First Class salads.
An adult giraffe's kick is so powerful that it can decapitate a lion.
The word “lethologica” describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
The brain continues sending electrical wave signals for 37 hours after death
In ancient Rome, when a man testified in court he would swear on his testicles.
Between 1902 and 1907, the same tiger killed 434 people in India.
Every year approximately 2,500 left-handed people are killed by using object or machinery designed for right-handed people.
50% of female polar bears also have a penis.
The longest word in the English language, with all of the letters in alphabetical order is "Almost".
During their periods womens middle fingers shrink. No one knows why.
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.
On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents every day.
75% of people will believe any made up statistic.

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